Thursday 23rd March 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Offbeat

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

Try “Slam Duncan-O’s” While You Can

Try “Slam Duncan-O’s” While You Can

Even though the Spurs are still doing Spursian things, sporting a 31-9 record through 40 games and are well on their way to proving once again that the only constants in life are death, taxes and the San Antonio Spurs winning 50 games, it still feels bizarre not seeing No. 21 patrolling the middle of [...]

January 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Blake Griffin Producing White Men Can’t Jump Remake

Blake Griffin Producing White Men Can’t Jump Remake

Blake Griffin has seemed to make as much news off the court as on it the past few seasons with his continued foray and interest in Hollywood and his injury struggles. While Griffin is due back on the court for the injury hampered Clippers in the next couple weeks, news broke Wednesday that Griffin will [...]

January 19, 2017 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

The Miami Heat Have Finally Re-Assigned Dwyane Wade’s Locker

The Miami Heat Have Finally Re-Assigned Dwyane Wade’s Locker

Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat for the Chicago Bulls in July under less-than-warm circumstances, but that didn’t stop the franchise from playing a video tribute when he first returned. Or from keeping his old locker vacant, presumably as some form of honor for all he did and gave to the organization. Until now. The [...]

January 18, 2017 dfavale Offbeat 0