Tuesday 25th September 2018,
The Hoop Doctors

Offbeat

Barkley on Draymond: “I Want to Punch his Ass in the Face”

Barkley on Draymond: “I Want to Punch his Ass in the Face”

Two of the most outspoken and controversial players in NBA history are officially beefing and it is everything you would expect. Draymond was being Draymond on Tuesday night in the Warriors 116-111 win in Game 2 of the western conference semifinal series against the Pelicans, getting into it with Rajon Rondo multiple times and getting [...]

May 2, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Chris Paul’s Text to Donovan Mitchell After Jazz Beat Thunder: Congrats, Talk to You After [our] Series

Chris Paul’s Text to Donovan Mitchell After Jazz Beat Thunder: Congrats, Talk to You After [our] Series

Chris Paul’s friendship with Donovan Mitchell is for real—unless, of course, his Houston Rockets are facing the rookie’s Utah Jazz in the NBA playoffs. Which they are. They hold a 1-0 series league over them, in fact. So when Mitchell and the Jazz dispatched the Oklahoma City Thunder in six games during the first round, [...]

May 2, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Kevin Durant Says He Accidentally Liked Instagram Comment Criticizing Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant Says He Accidentally Liked Instagram Comment Criticizing Russell Westbrook

Kevin Durant isn’t actually anti-Russell Westbrook. He just has slippery thumbs. NBA Twitter went predictably wild when Durant’s Instagram account liked a comment that was critical of his former teammate in Oklahoma City. Here’s the breakdown, courtesy of Sports Illustrated: Did Durant maybe think he was using one of his burner accounts again? Is he [...]

April 25, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Curry Signs Multi-Year Production Deal With Sony

Curry Signs Multi-Year Production Deal With Sony

LeBron James isn’t the only NBA superstar getting into the television and movie production game. Steph Curry just signed the largest production and development deal for a professional athlete ever. Curry’s newly formed production company, Unanimous Media, signed a multi-year deal with Sony Pictures to produce television and film projects based on faith, family and [...]

April 24, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Top NBA Draft Prospect Luka Doncic is a fan of ‘Friends’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Top NBA Draft Prospect Luka Doncic is a fan of ‘Friends’ and ‘How I Met Your Mother’

Go ahead and book Luka Doncic for NBA superstardom right now. His television interests are that relatable. ESPN The Magazine‘s Mina Kimes penned an in-depth profile on the Slovenian basketball prospect, who is expected to go in the top three during this June’s NBA draft. The entire thing is worth a read. Nay, it demands a read. It offers [...]

April 16, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Rudy Gay Wants Manu Ginobili’s Blood Coursing Through His Veins After Spurs Clinch Playoff Berth

Rudy Gay Wants Manu Ginobili’s Blood Coursing Through His Veins After Spurs Clinch Playoff Berth

Thank the basketball gods for Rudy Gay. Seriously. Do it. He just gave us one of the greatest off-beat quotes in NBA history. The San Antonio Spurs clinched a playoff berth with a victory over the Sacramento Kings on Monday night. Their effort wasn’t the best at times; they spent a good deal of the [...]

April 10, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

Raja Bell Gives His Version of Night Jerry Sloan Quit as Jazz Coach

Raja Bell Gives His Version of Night Jerry Sloan Quit as Jazz Coach

Jerry Sloan was one of the longest tenured coaches in NBA and professional sports history. He coached the Utah Jazz for more than 22 seasons, from 1988 to 2011, and was there during the majority of the John Stockton and Karl Malone era. He was at the helm when the Jazz made two consecutive NBA [...]

April 9, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Chris Paul Threw Up After Hearing of Trade to Rockets

Chris Paul Threw Up After Hearing of Trade to Rockets

Maybe the biggest blockbuster trade that occurred this summer (they were a few) was the Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Rockets for Lou Williams, Patrick Beverley, Montrezl Harrell and Sam Dekker. Paul had been the heart, soul and leader of the Clippers franchise for six seasons, but things have gone even better than the [...]

April 6, 2018 Ryan Bawek Offbeat 0

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom to Help Launch ‘Rich Soil Organics’—A Marijuana Venture

Lamar Odom is getting into the marijuana business. Yes, that Lamar Odom. And yes, that marijuana business. In a press release (h/t SLAM Online), the former NBA star announced he would be investing in Rich Soil Organics after he found the use of cannabis very helpful during his rehab for substance abuse: While going through [...]

April 6, 2018 dfavale Offbeat 0

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