Friday 20th April 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Kings Expected to Fire George Karl

Kings Expected to Fire George Karl

It seems as though the never ending bizarre and tenuous employment of George Karl with the Sacramento Kings is finally reaching its bitter end. According to the Sacramento Bee, the Kings are expected to fire George Karl once and for all Thursday morning after he coaches his final game against the Rockets tonight. George Karl [...]

April 13, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

NBA Expected to OK Advertising on Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

NBA Expected to OK Advertising on Jerseys for 2017-18 Season

According to ESPN reporters Brian Windhorst and Darren Rovell, the NBA is expected to vote in favor of allowing NBA teams to have advertisements on their jerseys starting in the 2017-18 season. This opens up a whole new revenue stream for NBA franchises and the league and could generate anywhere from $4 million to $6 [...]

April 13, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Russell Westbrook Has as Many Triple Doubles as Anybody in the Last 50 Years

Russell Westbrook Has as Many Triple Doubles as Anybody in the Last 50 Years

Russell Westbrook has a pretty incredible 18 triple-doubles this season, tying Magic Johnson for the most in any NBA season since the 1960s. He was especially special at stuffing the stat sheet in the month of March, tying Michael Jordan for the most triple doubles in a single month in NBA history. Ice Cube would [...]

April 12, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Kobe’s Curtain Call or Number 73? Which Will it Be?

Kobe’s Curtain Call or Number 73? Which Will it Be?

The last night of the NBA season can either be an extreme bore, if all playoff berths and seedings are locked up and the majority of teams decided to rest their players, or the final night can be special. Usually a special closing night of the regular season is a result of a division crown [...]

April 11, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kobe Unsure How He Will Handle Final NBA Game

Kobe Unsure How He Will Handle Final NBA Game

4, that is the number of games left in the legendary career of Kobe Bryant. Kobe has been a mainstay and possibly the most divisive player in the NBA almost since his arrival in 1996. You either love him or hate him. These last few seasons haven’t been the “riding off into the sunset” that [...]

April 8, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Devin Booker is Having A Great Season for a 19-year-old

Devin Booker is Having A Great Season for a 19-year-old

There is no denying the fact that the Phoenix Suns have been an unmitigated disaster this season at 20-58. They had the dark cloud of the Markieff Morris situation hanging over their head until the trade deadline, they suffered major injuries to many key pieces including Eric Bledsoe, Brandon Knight, Tyson Chandler and T.J. Warren, [...]

April 7, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Expect the Western Conference First Round to be a Snoozer this Year

Expect the Western Conference First Round to be a Snoozer this Year

The 2015-16 NBA season will mark the first or second time since the late 90s that the eastern conference has been deeper than the western conference on the whole. There are years where a western conference team that was 10 or more games over .500 and yet still didn’t make the playoffs such as the [...]

April 6, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Shaq, Iverson Lead 2016 Hall of Fame Class

Shaq, Iverson Lead 2016 Hall of Fame Class

The complete list of people to be inducted in the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame this September was announced Monday morning and was headlined by NBA superstars Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson. Aside from Shaq and Iverson, the only other NBA players to make the HOF Class of 2016 were Yao Ming, who was revealed [...]

April 5, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Kobe Delivers One Last Magical Performance Against the Celtics

Kobe Delivers One Last Magical Performance Against the Celtics

The Kobe Bryant farewell tour is down to its final six games, and it is becomingly more and more apparent that these are the final two weeks we will ever see the maniacally competitive legend ever grace an NBA court or any court for that matter on a professional level. Even though Kobe didn’t necessarily [...]

April 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Scottie Pippen Thinks the 1995-96 Bulls Would Sweep the Warriors: He’s Wrong

Scottie Pippen Thinks the 1995-96 Bulls Would Sweep the Warriors: He’s Wrong

The seemingly never ending debate over who would win in a seven game series between the 72 win 1995-96 Chicago Bulls and this year’s Golden State Warriors continues to rage on and even gained steam over the weekend. Former Chicago Bulls superstar and greatest second banana of all-time Scottie Pippen told a reporter over the [...]

April 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0