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Iverson: I Didn’t Have the Handle Kyrie and Curry Have

Iverson: I Didn’t Have the Handle Kyrie and Curry Have

When a young Allen Iverson hit Michael Jordan with two quick crossovers in Philly nearly 20 years ago, he ushered in a new generation of NBA ball-handling. That crossover was innovative and soon, other players in [...]

adidas Will Not Renew Contract With NBA After 2016-17 Season

adidas Will Not Renew Contract With NBA After 2016-17 Season

Nike owns the basketball sneaker industry and have a stranglehold over market share. But of late, we’ve seen adidas and Under Armour make significant moves in basketball recently. Adidas is the NBA’s outfitter and Under Armour [...]

adidas VIP Gifting Suite at NBA All-Star in New York

adidas VIP Gifting Suite at NBA All-Star in New York

Once again, The Hoop Doctors were fortunate enough to receive an invitation from adidas to attend their VIP Gifting Suite at NBA all-star weekend and made the trip to rep the site. We stopped by last year in [...]

Adam Silver Wants Players to Stop Wearing “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

Adam Silver Wants Players to Stop Wearing “I Can’t Breathe” Shirts

Following the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of Eric Garner, players around the league have been donning “I Can’t Breathe” t-shirts as their form of a silent protest. It began with Derrick Rose over the weekend [...]

Charles Barkley May Retire From Broadcasting in Two Years

Charles Barkley May Retire From Broadcasting in Two Years

Nothing lasts forever no matter how much we would like it to. For a few years now, Charles Barkley has made it known that he would eventually like to do something other than broadcasting. Inside the [...]

5 Reasons the Heat Still Run the East

5 Reasons the Heat Still Run the East

By Ron Leyba Pro wrestler Ric Flair is famous for saying, “to be the man, you gotta beat the man.” That’s the approach the Miami Heat are taking in regards to the Eastern Conference in 2014. [...]

Dion Waiters, John Wall Argue Over Best Backcourt Claim in NBA

Dion Waiters, John Wall Argue Over Best Backcourt Claim in NBA

Several months ago, the Golden State Warriors backcourt duo of Steph Curry and Klay Thompson claimed to the best backcourt in the NBA. Then John Wall said that made-up distinction belonged to he and Brad Beal. [...]