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Ryan Bawek

The Lakers Once Contacted The Cavs About A Kobe For LeBron Swap

The Lakers Once Contacted The Cavs About A Kobe For LeBron Swap

Yes, you read that mind-blowing headline correctly. According to ESPN NBA reporter Brian Windhorst, the Lakers front office called the Cavaliers front office to inquire about a potential earth shattering Kobe for LeBron trade. According to Windhorst this happened in the summer of 2007 after LeBron had just led an underwhelming team to the NBA [...]

February 10, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

Pistons to Retire Chauncey Billups Jersey Tonight

Pistons to Retire Chauncey Billups Jersey Tonight

The Pistons are doing their best to pay homage to players for their championship caliber run from 2003 to 2008. They retired undersized, defensive and rebounding extraordinaire and fan favorite Ben Wallace in January and now they will be retiring “Mr. Big Shot” Chauncey Billups’ no. 3 jersey tonight. The Pistons played their best game [...]

February 10, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Potential Celtics, Nuggets and Magic Trades for Al Horford

Potential Celtics, Nuggets and Magic Trades for Al Horford

According to rumors that surfaced just over a week ago, the Hawks seem to be willing to move their longest tenured player and leader Al Horford if the right deal presents itself. According to other reports, the Celtics have been aggressive in pursuing Horford and have inquired about point guard Jeff Teague as well. The [...]

February 9, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

This Date in NBA History: A Magical All-Star Game

This Date in NBA History: A Magical All-Star Game

February 9, 1992 is a memorable and important day in NBA and pop culture history. Magic Johnson came out of retirement three months after testing positive for HIV and won the MVP award of the 1992 NBA All-Star Game. This was an important moment in history. Magic Johnson was the first superstar athlete to come [...]

February 9, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Warriors Visit The White House

Warriors Visit The White House

After putting on a show in D.C. last night the Warriors visited the White House today and met with President Obama. Obama showed his Chicago roots and had a few digs ready for the champions. “I am happy to honor a player from the greatest team in NBA history, Steve Kerr.” This of course was [...]

February 4, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

We Are Witnessing The End Of An Era In The NBA And Professional Sports

We Are Witnessing The End Of An Era In The NBA And Professional Sports

With Peyton Manning more than likely playing in his last NFL game this Sunday it got me thinking about all of the great NBA superstars of the 2000s era whose careers are quickly coming to an end. Many of the players, people like myself grew up watching and competing for titles and NBA awards, may [...]

February 3, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Features, Ryan Bawek 0

Warriors May Be Emerging As Front Runners To Land Kevin Durant

Warriors May Be Emerging As Front Runners To Land Kevin Durant

I know every single NBA fan just re-read that headline three of four times as their eyes got bigger and then they made the Home Alone face… According to a recent report from NBA information breaker extraordinaire Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports in his “The Vertical” podcast, the Warriors are not only in the mix [...]

February 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Rumors, Ryan Bawek 0

T.J. Warren Newest Sun To Be Lost For The Season

T.J. Warren Newest Sun To Be Lost For The Season

According to Yahoo Sports, Suns second-year forward T.J. Warren will miss the remainder of the 2015-16 season with a broken foot. Things continue to spiral downward for the Phoenix Suns as they continue to suffer through its most tumultuous year in its franchise history. Warren joins Eric Bledsoe as important players from the rotation who [...]

February 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Karl-Anthony Towns Is Quietly Having One Of The Greatest Rookie Seasons Of All-Time

Karl-Anthony Towns Is Quietly Having One Of The Greatest Rookie Seasons Of All-Time

It should be clear to anybody not too wrapped up in the Porzingis mania that Karl-Anthony Towns is living up to his billing as the number one draft pick. He is easily the best rookie in the NBA this season. Through 48 games Towns is averaging 16.6 points, 9.9 rebounds 1.8 blocks and 1.4 assists [...]

February 2, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Draymond Green Makes History In The Big Apple

Draymond Green Makes History In The Big Apple

The year of the Draymond continues in the NBA as Green posted his highly impressive ninth triple-double of the season Sunday in New York in the team’s 48th game of the season. His ability to fill up a stat sheet and his incredible efficiency is reaching historic levels. Green became the first player in 48 [...]

February 1, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0