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Ryan Bawek

Suns Release Archie Goodwin

Suns Release Archie Goodwin

The Phoenix Suns made some surprising news on the eve of the NBA season by releasing former 2013 1st round pick Archie Goodwin. The 22-year-old combo guard averaged six points, two rebounds and an assist in three seasons in Phoenix and was set to enter restricted free agency this summer as his rookie deal is [...]

October 24, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Derrick Rose Cleared of All Sexual Assault Charges

Derrick Rose Cleared of All Sexual Assault Charges

The highly divisive and highly publicized sexual assault trial of Derrick Rose that has hung like a cloud over him during the off-season and since being traded to the New York Knicks is over. Rose and his friends were cleared of all and any potential sexual assault charges in relation to the case. For a [...]

October 20, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Aldridge’s Personality Doesn’t Seem to be Meshing with Spurs Culture

Aldridge’s Personality Doesn’t Seem to be Meshing with Spurs Culture

Reports have been surfacing lately, although instantly denied by the Spurs organization of course, that 2015 big time free agent acquisition LaMarcus Aldridge is unhappy with his current role and standing with the Spurs. The report originally surfaced from longtime and well-respected NBA Reporter Jackie MacMullan, who is most well-known for her coverage of Boston [...]

October 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Releases Anonymous GM Survey for 2016-17 Season

NBA Releases Anonymous GM Survey for 2016-17 Season

Every year before the beginning of a new season the NBA conducts a survey with the 30 general managers across the league to get a pulse on where these execs think the league is heading and what they project for the upcoming season. The poll is anonymous so a GM can’t be ridiculed for any [...]

October 18, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Bulls and Bucks Agree to Carter-Williams for Snell Trade

Bulls and Bucks Agree to Carter-Williams for Snell Trade

Word came down over the weekend that the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks had come to an agreement on a trade to send Michael Carter-Williams to the Bulls in exchange for Tony Snell. It became official Monday morning. Carter-Williams had been a huge disappointment for the Bucks since trading for him at the February 2015 [...]

October 17, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Who From the 2013 Draft Class Will Get Extensions Before the Deadline?

Who From the 2013 Draft Class Will Get Extensions Before the Deadline?

Excitement and hope is in the air this time of year as the NBA has returned and the 82 game marathon that is an NBA season is about to kick off yet again. Along with the start of the season comes another yearly event that can determine the future of many franchises and how committed [...]

October 14, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Heat Delay Waiving Bosh to Prevent Him From Playing for Another Team in Playoffs

Heat Delay Waiving Bosh to Prevent Him From Playing for Another Team in Playoffs

The whole situation with Chris Bosh’s health and blood clotting issues is unfortunate. The Heat have been doing the right thing for Bosh and the risks involved with him playing NBA basketball at this point, until now. Reports are that the Heat are planning to wait to waive Bosh until after the March 1 deadline. [...]

October 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Anthony Davis Out 10-15 Days with Sprained Ankle

Anthony Davis Out 10-15 Days with Sprained Ankle

Pelicans superstar power forward Anthony Davis has had a rough past year on the injury front and continues to prove to be an injury prone player in general, missing a number of games in every season since entering the NBA. The latest setback, although minor, is a sprained ankle suffered during Wednesday morning’s preseason game [...]

October 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale Thinks Playing Z-Bo and Gasol Together is “A Recipe for Disaster”

Grizzlies Coach David Fizdale Thinks Playing Z-Bo and Gasol Together  is “A Recipe for Disaster”

Once the calendar hit 2016 in the 2015-16 season the injury bug wreaked havoc on an aging Grizzlies squad as legitimately every core player of their team, Marc Gasol, Mike Conley, Zach Randolph and Tony Allen dealt with injuries. It seemed like the Grit and Grind era of basketball in Memphis was dead as we [...]

October 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Carmelo is Questioning the Nets Decision Making

Carmelo is Questioning the Nets Decision Making

Carmelo Anthony potentially threw some shade at his former teammate Jeremy Lin and his cross town rivals in Brooklyn on Friday. Here is the specific quote Melo gave to New York Post Reporter Marc Berman leading up to the the Knicks preseason game against the Brooklyn Nets: “He is the face of their franchise – [...]

October 7, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0