Tuesday 22nd May 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

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Stephen Curry Rates NBA Arena Popcorn (Seriously): 76ers Have Worst, Heat Have Best

Stephen Curry Rates NBA Arena Popcorn (Seriously): 76ers Have Worst, Heat Have Best

Stephen Curry has the hottest popcorn takes. During an appearance on ESPN’s new morning show Get Up, the two-time MVP/resident popcorn expert told Jalen Rose that the Philadelphia 76ers serve the worst version of the snack, while the Miami Heat offer the best. Here’s a snippet of the conversation and Curry’s evaluations, courtesy of For The [...]

April 4, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Blazers Fans Put Up Billboard Asking LeBron to be Dame’s 3rd Option

Blazers Fans Put Up Billboard Asking LeBron to be Dame’s 3rd Option

The LeBron billboard craze continues, but this time the billboard is essentially tolling LeBron and the previous billboards, not actually trying to pitch LeBron to come to their city in free agency. About $6,000 was raised in a Go Fund Me account in Portland to purchase a billboard in the city that doesn’t exactly include [...]

April 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Klay Thompson Slept Through Practice Day Before 60 Point Game

Klay Thompson Slept Through Practice Day Before 60 Point Game

Klay Thompson makes it look effortless to be on an NBA court with his lethal jump shot and ability to come off of screens and nail deep-range shots with remarkable accuracy. He is one of the best marksman in NBA history and is very laid back and non-ego driven, a necessary quality when at times [...]

April 3, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Antetokounmpo Used to Be Street Vendor as Kid in Greece

Antetokounmpo Used to Be Street Vendor as Kid in Greece

Giannis Antetokounmpo’s rise from unknown prospect in Greece to NBA superstar has been one of the more interesting in the NBA in some time and his otherworldly combination of size, speed and length combined with his endearing personality make him a great face for the future of the NBA. He is currently in the first [...]

March 27, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Kevin Durant Trolls Critics of Him Leaving Thunder for Warriors (Again) with Snake Emoji on His Sneakers

Kevin Durant Trolls Critics of Him Leaving Thunder for Warriors (Again) with Snake Emoji on His Sneakers

Kevin Durant isn’t yet done taking aim at those who have criticized him for abandoning the Oklahoma City Thunder and signing with the Golden State Warriors in 2016. His latest troll: A KD 10 colorway with a snake emoji. Here’s a pic: Sole Collector’s Brandon Richard elaborated on the significance of Durant’s footwear: Earlier today, [...]

March 23, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Myles Turner is a Cornerstone for the Indiana Pacers’ Future—And a LEGO Prodigy

Myles Turner is a Cornerstone for the Indiana Pacers’ Future—And a LEGO Prodigy

You know Myles Turner is important to the Indiana Pacers’ future. You know he’s already an offensive monster, with a work-in-progress defensive repertoire that, even now, includes flashes of high-end switching and solid rim protection. You know that he’s oft-mentioned in the same breath as some of the NBA’s other top unicorns. But did you [...]

March 22, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

LeBron Takes Care of His Body Like No Other, Once Gained 7 Pounds During Eastern Conference Finals Game

LeBron Takes Care of His Body Like No Other, Once Gained 7 Pounds During Eastern Conference Finals Game

LeBron James is the poster child of how long a world-class athlete and body can maintain peak performance and athleticism for longer than its predecessors of 50, 30, 20, even 10 years ago. James is playing statistically as good as ever in his 15th NBA season and at the age of 33 he is on [...]

March 20, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Steve Francis Cited for Public Intoxication

Steve Francis Cited for Public Intoxication

Steve Francis was once one of the most electrifying players in the NBA with the out of this world bounce and handles that landed him on the Sportscenter Top 10 often. His NBA career ended much earlier than people anticipated though as he was out of the NBA by the age of 31 in 2008, [...]

March 20, 2018 Ryan Bawek Blogs, Offbeat, Ryan Bawek 0

Is Something in Cleveland’s Water? Jordan Clarkson Believes Dinosaurs Were Pets of ‘Bigger People’

Is Something in Cleveland’s Water? Jordan Clarkson Believes Dinosaurs Were Pets of ‘Bigger People’

Is believing in something ostensibly ridiculous a prerequisite of being a guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers or what? First, we had Kyrie Irving divulging that he thinks the Earth is flat last season. Now, we have Jordan Clarkson explaining how he believes dinosaurs were actually the pets of really, really big people. Seriously. Ryne Nelson of SLAM [...]

March 20, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Arrested on Drug Charges

Glen “Big Baby” Davis Arrested on Drug Charges

Glen “Big Baby” Davis always stood out on an NBA court for his unique build and skill set as well as his emotional personality that always made him somewhat of a wildcard. That sort of desire exhibited itself in a positive way in the late 2000s and early 2010s as Davis was a key role [...]

March 19, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0