Thursday 19th January 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

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Bucks Get Creative with “10 Win” Ticket Package

Bucks Get Creative with “10 Win” Ticket Package

The Milwaukee Bucks are having a decent season thus far, currently sitting at 8th place in the eastern conference with a 14-15 record. They have a lot of young talent, including a potentially transcendent and MVP caliber superstar in 21-year-old Giannis Antetokounmpo. Despite all of this though, the Bucks are still 27th in the NBA [...]

December 28, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Kings-76ers Game Postponed, Leads to Fun Series of Tweets

Kings-76ers Game Postponed, Leads to Fun Series of Tweets

Fans who were looking forward to watching two of the most gifted young centers in the NBA square off for the first time last night were sadly let down as the scheduled game between the Kings and 76ers was postponed due to a slippery floor. Although neither team has a game scheduled Thursday night, there [...]

December 1, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Wearing a Ski Mask JR Smith Pleads Ignorance

Wearing a Ski Mask JR Smith Pleads Ignorance

Last night the Cleveland Cavaliers’ lost and while J.R. Smith’s “gaffe” wasn’t the reason they did, it certainly didn’t help. J.R. suffered a massive brain fart, letting Tony Snell score an uncontested layup after leaving the court to hug his friend Jason Terry. The Bucks were setting up for an inbound play when Smith saw [...]

November 30, 2016 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Joel Embiid Calls Chandler Parsons ‘One of My Best Friends’

Joel Embiid Calls Chandler Parsons ‘One of My Best Friends’

Joel Embiid and Chandler Parsons are apparently good friends off the basketball court—which, come to think of it, makes more sense than anything else in the world. From CSN Philly’s Jessica Camerato: Embiid and Parsons met through mutual friends in Los Angeles in 2015. They quickly clicked over their similar outgoing personalities, a love of [...]

November 25, 2016 dfavale Offbeat 0

Derrick Rose Invited Himself to Carmelo Anthony’s House for Thanksgiving

Derrick Rose Invited Himself to Carmelo Anthony’s House for Thanksgiving

As someone who grew up in Chicago and played his first eight NBA seasons in his hometown, Derrick Rose never had to worry about being far from home for Thanksgiving. Now, as a member of the New York Knicks, it appears as though he won’t have an opportunity to make it home for turkey day [...]

November 22, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Rudy Gay Hits Fan in the Face with DeRozan’s Shoe

Rudy Gay Hits Fan in the Face with DeRozan’s Shoe

The Kings-Raptors game in Sacramento Sunday night ended with a fair deal of controversy as the Kings pulled off the season sweep of the Raptors with a 102-99 victory after a Terrance Ross three-point shot, that would have tied it, was waved off when it shouldn’t have been. Outside of all of the drama on [...]

November 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Devin Booker Handles Ejection in the Most Polite Way Possible

Devin Booker Handles Ejection in the Most Polite Way Possible

20-year-old Suns shooting guard and potential future star was a little frustrated along with the rest of the Phoenix Suns Wednesday night after a 120-104 loss. That frustration reached a boiling point with 17 seconds remaining in the game as Booker was ejected for saying something apparently none too pleasant to the referee. He was [...]

November 17, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Dwight Howard’s Mom Isn’t a Fan of Utah

Dwight Howard’s Mom Isn’t a Fan of Utah

Dwight Howard has always loved a good laugh, apparently even if it’s at the expense of his mother. Howard told CBS Sports Radio Tuesday morning that he played a mini prank during the off-season by telling his mom that he signed with the Utah Jazz. She actually cried. Here is the quote from Howard on [...]

November 15, 2016 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

John Wall Ejected After Bumping and Swearing at an Official

John Wall Ejected After Bumping and Swearing at an Official

John Wall is not happy this year and last night we got to witness his frustration. Wall picked up his second technical foul with just 33 seconds left. Down 111-106 with less than a minute left in the game, he bumped into official Marc Davis on his way back to the bench. It may not [...]

November 8, 2016 Anou Enright Offbeat 0

Metta World Peace Wants to be an NBA Coach

Metta World Peace Wants to be an NBA Coach

Yes, that’s right, Metta World Peace wishes to be an NBA coach once he retires from the NBA. TMZ Sports spoke with Metta World Peace earlier this week about the praise he has been receiving from the Lakers coaching staff. According to them, Metta’s knowledge and experience are incredibly valuable to his team and MWP [...]

November 2, 2016 Anou Enright Offbeat 0