Thursday 17th January 2019,
The Hoop Doctors

Ryan Bawek

Heat & Rockets discussing Howard for Whiteside Deal

Heat & Rockets discussing Howard for Whiteside Deal

The NBA trade chatter is heating up (literally) now that All-Star Weekend has passed and we are three days from the trade deadline. This prospective deal makes sense from a Heat perspective and allows the Rockets to get value for Howard without losing him in free agency in the offseason. Whiteside and his character issues [...]

February 16, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

LeBron Now 15th On The All-Time Scoring List

LeBron Now 15th On The All-Time Scoring List

LeBron James just keeps ascending the mountain of accomplishments among other NBA greats and on Wednesday night, he enjoyed another milestone. LeBron had another masterful performance last night with 29 points, 11 assists and seven rebounds in a 120-111 win over the Lakers. It was Kobe’s last game in Cleveland. In the process, the 31-year-old [...]

February 11, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Ryan Bawek 0

Raptors In The Market For A Power Forward

Raptors In The Market For A Power Forward

ESPN NBA Reporter Brian Windhorst mentioned on a TSN radio show in Toronto Wednesday morning that the Raptors are extremely aggressive on the trade market and are in hot pursuit of a power forward. Windhorst said they are interested and have inquired about working out a deal to acquire Thaddeus Young of the Brooklyn Nets, [...]

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

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