Tuesday 22nd January 2019,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

Michael Jordan: Russell Westbrook Is Me 30 Years Ago

His airness has been a little more outspoken lately with his stance on the police shooting issue currently affecting our country and his opinions on the current NBA product. With that in mind, Michael Jordan has named which player reminds him most of himself in the NBA today and it is not who you would [...]

August 8, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Russell Westbrook Signs 3-Year Extension with OKC

Russell Westbrook Signs 3-Year Extension with OKC

Today is the first exciting and uplifting day for Oklahoma City Thunder fans in quite some time, as Russell Westbrook has decided to make a commitment (kind of) to be the face of the Thunder’s franchise moving forward. This is a huge sigh of relief for the Thunder organization as the nightmarish haze they have [...]

August 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

LeBron States His Motivation Moving Forward in His Career

As part of a long-form piece on Sports Illustrated that was published Tuesday morning and written by Sports Illustrated writer Lee Jenkins, the man who broke LeBron’s return to Cleveland in 2014, King James let it be known his desire for immortality. During a Nike summer camp for high school athletes in which LeBron is [...]

August 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

“Flip” Murray Attempting NBA Comeback

“Flip” Murray Attempting NBA Comeback

According to a story from the Basketball Insiders Reporter Alex Kennedy, former Seattle Sonic, Cleveland Cavalier and Atlanta Hawk (among a million other teams) Rondald “Flip” Murray is attempting to make an NBA comeback. Murray will be 37 on Friday and hasn’t appeared in an NBA game since 2010 as a member of the Chicago [...]

July 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Is Amar’e Stoudemire a Hall of Famer?

Is Amar’e Stoudemire a Hall of Famer?

After a 13 year career that included a great deal of early success and an expansive highlight reel followed by years rife with injuries and missed time, Amar’e Stoudemire decided it was time to call it quits Wednesday afternoon at the age of 33. Beyond reminiscing about the good ole days when Amar’e was the [...]

July 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rudy Gay is Tired of Trade Rumors

Rudy Gay is Tired of Trade Rumors

Rudy Gay is one of those players who seems to always be in the thick of NBA trade rumors and chatter and has been “on the block” for the Kings for at least the past year it seems. He is a talented combo forward that can give you 20-6-4 on any given night but does [...]

July 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces Retirement

Amar’e Stoudemire Announces Retirement

After 14 NBA seasons and a very successful career which included six NBA All-Star appearances and five All-NBA appearances (1x All-NBA 1st Team) Amar’e Stoudemire has decided to hang them up at the age of 33. Stoudemire announced his retirement Tuesday and to the surprise of some, signed a one-day contract to retire as a [...]

July 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

C.J. McCollum Signs Four-Year Extension with Blazers

C.J. McCollum Signs Four-Year Extension with Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers were the NBA’s darlings last season. The team surprised everybody by winning 45 games and making the western conference semi-finals. There were a lot of ways Portland could have went this offseason with their near $60 million under the cap, and they have decided to go all in on locking up [...]

July 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Police Shootings

Michael Jordan Speaks Out on Police Shootings

For being one of the most successful and richest African-American business men in this country and the world, and quite possibly the most influential African-American male on earth, Michael Jordan typically doesn’t get involved with any controversial political issues that are affecting the African-American community. Jordan usually opts to stay quiet for fear (one would [...]

July 25, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

How the NBA Can Surpass the NFL in Popularity and Become a Global League

How the NBA Can Surpass the NFL in Popularity and Become a Global League

After an incredible seven-game NBA Finals series between the league’s two biggest stars that captured the attention and imagination of the nation and another wild free agency period that kept the NBA at the top of the sports news cycle for a month, it is becoming exceedingly clear that the NBA may be as popular [...]

July 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0