Friday 17th August 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Steven Adams is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

Steven Adams is the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

Steven Adams made his mark on Game 2 of the Spurs-Thunder Western Conference semifinal series Monday night injecting life and toughness into the Thunder by scoring 12 points to go along with 17 rebounds in 37 minutes including numerous thunderous (see what I did there?) dunks. He has developed into an extremely valuable ‘doin the [...]

May 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron and Jordan’s Playoff Stats Are Eerily Similar

LeBron and Jordan’s Playoff Stats Are Eerily Similar

Say what you want about LeBron James but he has been one of the more consistent playoff performers throughout his NBA career with an incredible amount of longevity. King James registered his 120th playoff victory Monday night over the Hawks, elevating him past the one any only Michael Jordan in that category. When you take [...]

May 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk to Opt Out of Contract

Dirk to Opt Out of Contract

Now that the marathon known as the NBA season is winding down, the 22 franchises who have packed their bags for the summer and the players who play for those franchises have started to look forward to the 2016 off season. 18-year veteran and greatest Dallas Maverick of all time Dirk Nowitzki has announced that [...]

May 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Don’t Expect Many Series to Get to Game 7

Don’t Expect Many Series to Get to Game 7

We are nearing the end of an eventful and injury riddled first round of the postseason as the four elite teams in the NBA have already advanced while the other four series are up for grabs. We are treated to four Game 6’s over the next two days including Game 6 of the Hawks and [...]

April 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Chris Bosh is Pleading to Play in the Postseason

Chris Bosh is Pleading to Play in the Postseason

The past few years have been very frustrating for Chris Bosh. His season has been cut short two years in a row because of blood clotting issues. He hasn’t played in a game since February 9, and has been steadfast in his desire and confidence in his ability to return to the court since the [...]

April 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk Nowitzki Will Be Back in 2016-17

Dirk Nowitzki Will Be Back in 2016-17

The inevitable “Is this the end of the road?” questions were lobbied at Dirk Nowitzki after the Mavericks were eliminated from the postseason in Oklahoma City last night, and Dirk took no time to dispel any notion that may have seen the last of his beautiful blonde locks and one-legged fadeaways on the NBA hardwood. [...]

April 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Griffin Out for Postseason with Quad Injury

Griffin Out for Postseason with Quad Injury

According a report from ESPN.com Tuesday afternoon, Blake Griffin will miss the rest of the postseason after suffering a quad injury in the 4th quarter of the Clippers 98-84 Game 4 loss to the Blazers. This news also came with the final confirmation that floor general and spiritual leader Chris Paul’s postseason is also done [...]

April 27, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Injuries Taking its Toll on NBA Playoffs Once Again

Injuries Taking its Toll on NBA Playoffs Once Again

It’s been a rough couple days for elite point guards in the NBA’s postseason, Steph Curry sprained his right MCL and Chris Paul broke his right hand (beware Russell Westbrook and Damian Lillard). It appears the NBA postseason and the chase for the Larry O’Brien trophy will be greatly affected once again by not only [...]

April 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Sacramento Kings Unveil New Logo, Branding

Sacramento Kings Unveil New Logo, Branding

The Sacramento Kings are moving into a new building for the 2016-17 season and are using that as an opportunity to distance themselves from all of the embarrassment and loss they suffered throughout the past decade, a new start and a slightly re-branded image and look. Behold the new logos and look for the Sacramento [...]

April 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Steve Kerr Named NBA Coach of the Year

Steve Kerr Named NBA Coach of the Year

News broke Tuesday morning that Golden State Warriors Head Coach Steve Kerr has been voted as the NBA Coach of the Year for the 2015-16 season. Upon initial review it seems obvious that the head coach of a record-breaking 73 win would have to win the ward, but when you consider Kerr didn’t coach the [...]

April 26, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0