Monday 15th October 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Reality of Durant’s Departure Setting in for Westbrook, Thunder

Reality of Durant’s Departure Setting in for Westbrook, Thunder

Independence Day 2016 will always live in infamy for the NBA and especially the Oklahoma City Thunder. That’s the day their leader, hero and face of their franchise exercised his independence as a free agent to join the rival Golden State Warriors, leaving his partner in crime Russell Westbrook and the organization he had called [...]

November 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Andrew Bogut Says NBA is Full of Shallow and Two-Faced People

Andrew Bogut Says NBA is Full of Shallow and Two-Faced People

When Andrew Bogut was asked about his departure from the Warriors prior to Wednesday’s game against the Mavs in which they were trounced 116-95, he had a bone to pick. He told USA Today that anonymous comments questioning his durability came from the many “shallow personalities” in the NBA. “But that’s how it is,” Bogut [...]

November 10, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Could LeBron Become the Leading Scorer in NBA History

Could LeBron Become the Leading Scorer in NBA History

In Saturday night’s game in Philadelphia against the 76ers, LeBron James passed Hakeem Olajuwon to become a top 10 scorer in NBA history. After scoring 23 points in the Cavaliers first loss of the season to the Hawks last night, LeBron now has 26, 993 career points. So at 31 years and 11 months old [...]

November 9, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Lakers to Honor 86′-87 Team By Wearing Hardwood Classic Jerseys for 3 Games

Lakers to Honor 86′-87 Team By Wearing Hardwood Classic Jerseys for 3 Games

It has been 20 years since the Los Angeles Lakers 1986-87 season in which they won 67 games in the regular season and defeated the Boston Celtics in their rubber match of their NBA Finals rivalry to win their fourth championship of the decade. The Lakers have decided the best way to honor that all-time [...]

November 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

The Philadelphia 76ers Start the Season Slow…Again!

The Philadelphia 76ers Start the Season Slow…Again!

November 22, 2013. Do you happen to remember what you were doing on that day? It was the last Friday before Thanksgiving that year and it was the last time the Philadelphia 76ers have won a basketball game in the month of October or November. They defeated the Milwaukee Bucks 115-107 in overtime at home, [...]

November 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Luke Walton and Draymond Green Are Still Upset About the 2016 NBA Finals

Luke Walton and Draymond Green Are Still Upset About the 2016 NBA Finals

The sports world was treated to a historic night as the Chicago Cubs came back from being down 3-1 to win their first world series in 108 years. The love-able losers finally ended the longest championship drought for a professional sports franchise and reached the pinnacle of their sport. Many of the participants in the [...]

November 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

DeMarcus Cousins Got 6 Fouls in One Quarter Last Night

DeMarcus Cousins Got 6 Fouls in One Quarter Last Night

Last night quickly turned into a very frustrating night for the ever ornery DeMarcus Cousins as his Kings lost a hard fought game 108-96 in overtime in Miami. Cousins entered the 4th quarter with the Kings facing a six point deficit and zero fouls. Let me repeat that, Cousins fouled out of a game in [...]

November 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Thunder Double Down on Future, Sign Extensions for Adams and Oladipo

Thunder Double Down on Future, Sign Extensions for Adams and Oladipo

It appears the slightly new look Thunder minus Kevin Durant are here to stay. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical the Thunder have finalized extensions with Center Steven Adams and Shooting Guard Victor Oladipo. First they agreed to a four-year, $84 million extension with talented two-way guard Victor Oladipo. Oladipo pairs with Westbrook to [...]

November 1, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Russell Westbrook Has Had a Historic Start to the Season

Russell Westbrook Has Had a Historic Start to the Season

The moment that Kevin Durant decided to sign with the Golden State Warriors (and sell his soul to the devil, just kidding, maybe…) was the moment that everyone not only wondered just how dangerous and frightening the Warriors would, but also that “Russell Westbrook was about to put up mind-numbing numbers this season.” Westbrook is [...]

October 31, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks: Dwyane Wade is Shooting Threes

Old Dogs Can Learn New Tricks:  Dwyane Wade is Shooting Threes

Dwyane Wade made his debut playing for his hometown team, making a dream come true Thursday night against the Boston Celtics in the United Center. He proved that he still has something left in the tank as a 34-year-old with quite a few miles on his odometer, leading the Bulls to a 105-99 victory with [...]

October 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0