Friday 24th February 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

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Draymond Green Dissaproves of Paul Pierce’s Farewell Tour

Draymond Green Dissaproves of Paul Pierce’s Farewell Tour

It’s no secret that Draymond Green is one of the most brash in your face and let’s be honest, reviled players in the NBA with his trash talking, attitude and propensity to kick people in the groin. Draymond was just being Draymond again Thursday night as the Warriors battled the Clippers in Oakland. In addition [...]

February 24, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Uncle Drew is Coming to Theaters

Uncle Drew is Coming to Theaters

Unless you have been living under a rock or are a very unlucky soul, you have probably seen Kyrie Irving’s alter-ego, aging baller and basketball sage “Uncle Drew”. Irving portrays Drew in a number of Pepsi Max advertisements and like some other NBA ad campaigns in the past (Larry Johnson as Grandmama anyone?) the character [...]

February 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

DEW Launches Westbrook Ad

DEW Launches Westbrook Ad

As we look ahead to NBA All Star weekend, Mountain Dew releases its new ad featuring DEW partner and MVP candidate Russell Westbrook. In Don’t Do They, Russell and DEW challenge ‘they,’ instigating a culture that pushes boundaries and encourages people to “do you.” Westbrook is an athlete who constantly challenges the status quo, inspiring [...]

February 14, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Continues to be the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

Joel Embiid Continues to be the Most Interesting Man in the NBA

From tweeting his love for Rihanna and Kim Kardashian directly to them, to exclaiming his love for WWE, to constant social media domination, to claiming he once killed a lion in an African jungle as an adolescent to being the most physically impressive and intriguing young center we have seen on the court in some [...]

February 13, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

NBA & NBA 2K Makers Partner for New eSports League

NBA & NBA 2K Makers Partner for New eSports League

The NBA has always been at the forefront of technology, creativity and innovation among the four major American professional sports leagues and current NBA Commissioner Adam Silver is maybe the most forward-thinking leader we have seen in a long time. Now the NBA is breaking new ground in another venture and partnership, eSports. For those [...]

February 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Cory Joseph Follows His Canadian Manners

Cory Joseph Follows His Canadian Manners

Raptors backup point guard Cory Joseph, or “Cory Joe” as he is affectionately referred to as by Drake, has seen his minutes and role with the Raptors decrease lately. To try and mix things up Head Coach Dwayne Casey has been allowing former Witchita St. star Fred Van Fleet to earn some more playing time [...]

February 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Derek Fisher Had Championship Rings Stolen From Home

Derek Fisher Had Championship Rings Stolen From Home

According to the highly regarded and well-respected news outlet (sarcasm) TMZ, a robbery occurred in former Los Angeles Lakers point guard and New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher’s home Monday morning. Fisher told police that $300,000 and his five NBA championship rings were stolen in the robbery. Here is an excerpt from the TMZ [...]

February 1, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Westbrook/Irving 3×3 All Star Game

Westbrook/Irving 3×3 All Star Game

With the rise of 3-on-3 basketball nationwide, Mountain Dew has an exciting announcement ahead of the upcoming NBA All Star weekend – DewNBA 3X. Following a six-city tour of DewNBA3X, Mountain Dew, the NBA, and TNT are bringing the event to a national stage in New Orleans, where Shaquille O’Neal and Dennis Scott scouted the [...]

January 31, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

The Curious Case of Mo Williams

The Curious Case of Mo Williams

Mo Williams has had a very solid NBA career that has spanned 14 seasons. He has averaged 13 and 5 for his career and appeared in one All-Star game in 2009 (thanks LeBron). Williams began the 2016-17 season on the Cavaliers before being traded to the Hawks as part of the trade that landed the [...]

January 26, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

LeBron Thanks President Obama

LeBron Thanks President Obama

After eight years as the President of the United States, Barack Obama’s presidency is officially coming to an end. In honor of Obama’s 8 years in office, LeBron James posted a touching video last night to thank him for all that he’s done. The video was posted on Uninterrupted, a multimedia site created by the [...]

January 20, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0