Wednesday 11th January 2017,

Ryan Bawek

It Appears That 50 Point Games is the New 40

It Appears That 50 Point Games is the New 40

When Jimmy Butler capped off another quality performance with 52 points in the Bulls 118-111 comeback victory over the Charlotte Hornets Monday night in Chicago, Butler became the 8th player in the 2016-17 season to have a 50 point game. Feel free to read that sentence again. With Butler joining Russell Westbrook, James Harden, DeMarcus [...]

January 3, 2017 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rudy Gobert Thinks He is the Best Center in the NBA

Rudy Gobert Thinks He is the Best Center in the NBA

Rudy Gobert has been playing the best all-around basketball of his career the past month or so, averaging 16-13-3 on a ridiculous 81 percent shooting from the field in December. He is currently also number three in the NBA in defensive plus/minus rating behind the Greek Freak and Draymond Green at +4.4. His recent success [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Blogs, News, Ryan Bawek 0

J.R. Smith to Miss Extended Time with Thumb Injury

J.R. Smith to Miss Extended Time with Thumb Injury

The defending champs suffered a big blow Wednesday morning when they found out their starting shooting guard and sharpshooter J.R. Smith will miss extended time and need surgery for a broken thumb. Smith was injured in the 2nd quarter of Tuesday night’s game in Milwaukee while trying to steal the ball from the Greek Freak. [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

Rockets Owner to Donate $4 Million to Local Charities

It’s always nice to hear about people who are in the giving spirit this time of year and one of the most generous examples of that appears to be Houston Rockets owner Leslie Alexander. He has pledged to donate $4 million to eight undetermined Houston area charities. Prospective charities can enter for a chance to [...]

December 21, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Warriors Biggest Competition in the West Isn’t Who You Think

The Golden State Warriors are chugging along at the top of the western conference and NBA standings as we head toward the NBA’s Christmas day spectacular. When you ask most fans or prognosticators who the Warriors’ biggest threat in the western conference is, the majority will say the Spurs, followed by the Clippers, and maybe [...]

December 20, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

Blake Griffin to Miss Several Weeks with Minor Knee Procedure

The already faltering Los Angeles Clippers got some unfortunate news Monday morning as their star forward Blake Griffin will undergo a minor knee procedure and miss several weeks. According to The Vertical, the Clippers expect Griffin to return at some point in January. This is a huge blow to a 20-8 Clippers team. The Clippers [...]

December 19, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Timberwolves in the Market for Front Court Depth

Minnesota Timberwolves Head Coach let it be known on ESPN’s True Hoop podcast that his team is in search of some depth in the front court. Cole Aldrich and Jordan Hill should be very offended at the moment. The T’Wolves rely heavily on Karl Anthony Towns and Gorgui Dieng in the front court. Nemanja Bejilica, [...]

December 15, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Dirk Could Retire in 2017

Dirk Could Retire in 2017

After having a bit of a renaissance season in 2015-16 and leading an undermanned Mavericks team to the playoffs once again, the 2016-17 season has not been too kind to 39-year-old Dirk Nowitzki or the 6-18 Dallas Mavericks. Dirk is dealing with a nagging and debilitating Achilles injury that has caused him to miss 19 [...]

December 14, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

Magic CEO Thinks Team Will Win NBA Title by 2030

Magic CEO Thinks Team Will Win NBA Title by 2030

Feel free to file this one in the random declaration with little merit file. When being interviewed by the Orlando Sentinel for a story about what downtown Orlando may look like in 2030, Orlando Magic CEO Alex Martins decreed that the Magic would have at least one NBA championship by the year 2030. “I certainly [...]

December 14, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0

We May Have Been a Year Early on the Timberwolves

We May Have Been a Year Early on the Timberwolves

The Minnesota Timberwolves or the Timber-Pups as I like to call them, were every NBA prognosticator and fan’s “sexy” pick to make the leap to becoming a winning team and a new postseason entrant. With seemingly having the best young collection of talent in the NBA and a well-established coach who is known for his [...]

December 13, 2016 Ryan Bawek Ryan Bawek 0
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