Wednesday 18th October 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Offbeat

Fox Sports Paid to Remove “Hopeless” NYC Subway Ads for Knicks

Fox Sports Paid to Remove “Hopeless” NYC Subway Ads for Knicks

Fox Sports went out on a limb for a new marketing campaign for the New York Knicks in the past week that included New York City subway advertisements that either said “Hopeless” or “Hopeful” about the Knicks. As you can surmise, New Yorkers responded to and constantly shared all of the “Hopeless” versions you could [...]

October 5, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Warriors Fans Can Have Larry O’Brien Trophy Visit Suite…For A Price

Warriors Fans Can Have Larry O’Brien Trophy Visit Suite…For A Price

Life is great in Silicon Valley right now. It is home to maybe the greatest team in NBA history coming off an NBA championship and it is the hub of the tech explosion and massive amounts of money in a concentrated area. Add these factors together and you have an extreme desire and premium on [...]

September 22, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

USA Today Launches “Lonzo Wire” Page

USA Today Launches “Lonzo Wire” Page

We live in a world driven by social media and an insatiable desire for sports content around the clock. Sports fanatics are scanning every blog they can to soak in as much knowledge as they can about their favorite sport, team or player. This sort of coverage can lead to hyper-focused coverage of one team, [...]

September 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Kings Unveil New Court Design

Kings Unveil New Court Design

For the first time in maybe a decade, the Sacramento Kings seems to be a professionally run organization and seem to have a new lease on life coming into the 2017-18 season with a newer arena, new logo, new uniforms, some exciting young talent, veteran leadership and now a new court design. The Kings have [...]

September 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Warriors Sell Jersey Ad For $60 Million For Three Years

Warriors Sell Jersey Ad For $60 Million For Three Years

The Golden State Warriors organization from top to bottom is operating in a state of true professional sports nirvana at the moment as the defending NBA champs, the most talented roster in NBA history, a beautiful new arena and seemingly endless profit. They are on their way to being the most high-profile NBA team since [...]

September 12, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

“Trust The Process” is in Corn Maze Form Now

“Trust The Process” is in Corn Maze Form Now

“Trust The Process” has become one of the buzziest of phrases or slogans in professional sports over the past half decade or so as that was the mantra of former 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie and his strategy for turning around the franchise from the ground up through draft picks, asset acquirement and frankly, tanking. [...]

September 7, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Could This Be A New Thunder Jersey?…

Could This Be A New Thunder Jersey?…

For jersey fanatics like myself this off-season has been especially exciting as virtually every NBA team is unveiling some sort of updated or completely re-done uniforms for the 2017-18 season with the move to Nike as the league’s official apparel sponsor. Most team have unveiled their normal home and away uniforms and many chose to [...]

September 6, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

BIG3 Facing $250M Lawsuit

BIG3 Facing $250M Lawsuit

According to New York Daily News, the Champions Basketball League filed a $250-million lawsuit against the BIG3 for allegedly taking their players and ideas. Filed by CBL founder Carl George at the Manhattan Supreme Court on Friday (September 1), the lawsuit alleges Ice Cube and BIG3’s co-founder Jeff Kwatinetz only warmed up to the CBL [...]

September 5, 2017 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Kobe Imparts Mamba Motivation to Players Around NBA

Kobe Imparts Mamba Motivation to Players Around NBA

Kobe Bryant has appeared to transition into post NBA life well as he has appeared to focus his maniacal level of drive and determination to other facets of his life such as business, family, Musecage and other things one would imagine. That doesn’t mean his love for the game of basketball has completely left him [...]

August 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Other Rookies Not High on Fultz

Other Rookies Not High on Fultz

The Philadelphia 76ers are very high on their prized rookie and No. 1 pick in the 2017 NBA Draft Markelle Fultz. They traded three 1st round picks to move up two spots to draft him and are clearly convinced that he is the biggest star in the 2017 draft class. Apparently Fultz’s peers don’t agree. [...]

August 23, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0