Saturday 19th August 2017,
The Hoop Doctors

Rumors

LeBron Shoots Down Rumor He is “100 percent leaving Cleveland” Immediately

LeBron Shoots Down Rumor He is “100 percent leaving Cleveland” Immediately

As we all know by now, Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops reported Wednesday morning that the relationship between LeBron James and Cavaliers Owner Dan Gilbert is “beyond repair” and there is a “100 percent” chance he is leaving Cleveland next summer. While it still may be true or close to true, and you can’t really [...]

August 17, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Cavs Targeting Young Star, Fear Lebron James is Leaving

Cavs Targeting Young Star, Fear Lebron James is Leaving

The Cavaliers are officially spooked about the possibility of LeBron James picking up and leaving town a second time, and because of their nightmares of being unprepared for his departure the first time around, they don’t want to have zero young talent to build around if he leaves again. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the [...]

August 15, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Fire Up the Paul George-to-Golden State Warriors Conspiracies (But Not Really)

Fire Up the Paul George-to-Golden State Warriors Conspiracies (But Not Really)

Might the Golden State Warriors consider going after Paul George in free agency next summer? Maybe. The Athletic’s Tim Kawakami appeared on the Posting Up podcast with The Washington Post‘s Tim Bontemps (h/t NESN), and some comments he made about George and the Warriors, while not an official rumor, are making the rounds, so we’re going to jump in [...]

August 10, 2017 dfavale Rumors 0

New Timberwolves Jerseys Leaked by NBA2K18 Screenshot

New Timberwolves Jerseys Leaked by NBA2K18 Screenshot

With the transition to Nike being the provider of all NBA jerseys and corporate logo patches being added for the first time, there are a slew of new or slightly updated jerseys that teams around the NBA are unveiling this off-season. Quite possibly the first team to start hyping up their new logo, court design, [...]

August 9, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Tatum: “Boston Always Was Going to Take Me No. 1, Philly Didn’t Know”

Tatum: “Boston Always Was Going to Take Me No. 1, Philly Didn’t Know”

Boston Celtics General Manager Danny Ainge stated after taking Jayson Tatum with the No. 3 pick of the 2017 NBA Draft that he would have taken Tatum at No. 1 had he had decided to stay there and not trade back to No. 3 with the Philadelphia 76ers in exchange for three 1st round draft [...]

August 8, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Nuggets Unwilling to Deal Murray and Harris in Irving Deal

Nuggets Unwilling to Deal Murray and Harris in Irving Deal

We can now officially anoint this the “Summer of Kyrie” as the Kyrie Irving trade request and the resulting drama and endless streams of rumors and hypothetical trades has dominated the NBA news cycle for a few weeks now. At this point it is heard to really know which suitors are most actively involved in [...]

August 4, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Irving Won’t Commit to Any Team That Trades for Him

Irving Won’t Commit to Any Team That Trades for Him

I get the feeling this Kyrie Irving trade saga is going to carry all the way into training camp and the start of the regular season if a trade even happens at all. In addition to the Irving’s trade demand getting out in public, which hampers the Cavaliers ability to maximize their return on any [...]

August 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Lakers Confident They Can Trade Jordan Clarkson for Cap Space

Lakers Confident They Can Trade Jordan Clarkson for Cap Space

It is exceedingly apparent that the Lakers are going all in on free agency next summer with the belief that they will be able to land at least two superstars in free agency out of LeBron James, Paul George, Russell Westbrook and DeMarcus Cousins. In order to have the necessary cap space, they essentially have [...]

August 2, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Irving Reportedly Desires to Join Knicks

Irving Reportedly Desires to Join Knicks

Kyrie Irving is embracing the “Mamba Mentality” to its full extent for better or worse this summer as he has requested a trade from the Cavaliers and away from LeBron James. Irving, according to reports (if you want to fully believe them), is tired of playing in LeBron’s shadow and under his rules and is [...]

July 28, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0

Carmelo for Kyrie Irving Trade Highly Unlikely

Carmelo for Kyrie Irving Trade Highly Unlikely

Many Knicks fans are already dreaming and customizing their Irving No. 2 jerseys in the hopes that the Knicks are able to pool their assets, namely Carmelo Anthony, in order to be the winners of the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes. While an Irving for Carmelo and a 1st round pick or Frank Ntilkina seems to make [...]

July 27, 2017 Ryan Bawek Rumors 0