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Video / Oct 31, 2014 / 12:00 am

Watch DeAndre Jordan Get His Head At Rim Level For Soaring Alley-Oop Finish

DeAndre Jordan

DeAndre Jordan (photo. nba.com)

Oh, how we missed Lob City. Watch Chris Paul find DeAndre Jordan in the pick-and-roll for a soaring, powerful alley-oop slam. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Carmelo Anthony Spoils LeBron James’ Homecoming With Late-Game Dagger

LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony

Who saw that coming? In what will surely rank as one of the most stunning outcomes of the entire 2014-2015 season, the New York Knicks spoiled LeBron James’ homecoming by beating the Cleveland Cavaliers 95-90 on Thursday night. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 9:15 pm

Video: Magic Rookie Aaron Gordon Rises For Alley-Oop Slam Over Glen Rice, Jr.

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon is already scary. Just imagine if the Orlando Magic rookie’s skills ever catch up to his athleticism. For now, though, flashes of that world class explosiveness will more than suffice. Watch Gordon lead the break before rising and finishing an alley-oop over top of the Washington Wizards’ Glen Rice, Jr.. Read More »

Video / Oct 30, 2014 / 8:30 pm

Watch LeBron James Muscle His Way To First Basket With Cavaliers Since 2010

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. SBNation GIF)

Yup. We’ll be seeing a lot of this. Watch LeBron James scores his first basket as a Cleveland Cavalier since 2010 via a pin-point outlet pass from superstar teammate Kevin Love. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 30, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Photo: Panthers’ Cam Newton Is Rocking Hornets Cleats Tonight

Cam Newton

Our eyes will be on Cleveland tonight for LeBron James’ homecoming, and yours should be, too. But believe it or not, there are sports besides basketball being played on Thursday. Like a true hoops fanatic, though, the Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton just can’t keep at least some of his focus away from the NBA. The star quarterback is rocking Under Armour cleats with Charlotte Hornets flair during warmups for his game against the New Orleans Saints. Read More »

Video / Oct 30, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Watch Spider-Man Throw Down Ridiculous Dunks

Jordan Kilganon

Jordan Kilganon (photo. Hoopmixtape YouTube)

The last time Dime brought you footage of “Spider-Man” going off on the blacktop, it was secretly streetball legend The Professor donning the infamous red and blue costume in a series of terrific showcases of his unreal skills. While The Professor was busy tearing up the court during this past summer’s Ball Up tour, a new face has been suiting up as the Marvel hero. Based on the mix from Hoopmixtape, 6-1 high-flyer Jordan Kilganon brought out the athleticism, creativity, and craftiness that a basketball version of Peter Parker’s alter-ego must possess. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Video: Chris Bosh Scores 26 Points, Grabs 15 Rebounds In Miami’s Debut Win

Chris Bosh, Marcin Gortat

So much for Chris Bosh needing LeBron James to succeed. In his first game without The King at his side in four seasons, the Miami Heat’s new franchise player scored 26 points, pulled down 15 rebounds, and dished four assists in his team’s season-opening win over the division rival Washington Wizards. Read More »

NBA / Oct 30, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Fans In Attendance At Cavs Opener Will Join LeBron James In Pre-Game Chalk Toss

LeBron James

LeBron James polled his Twitter followers yesterday on whether or not he should perform his infamous chalk toss in 2014-2015. Considering that Nike has gifted fans in attendance of tonight’s Cleveland Cavaliers season-opener with confetti to make a dust cloud of their own, we think we know The King’s final decision. Read More »

Video / Oct 30, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Watch Steph Curry Weave Through Hapless Kings Defenders For Slick Finish

Stephen Curry

Stephen Curry (Kyle Terada, USATODAY)

We’ve said it before, and this clip allows us to say it again: Steph Curry is best known as the world’s top shooter, but he might be basketball’s preeminent ballhandler, too. Watch the Golden State Warriors superstar embarrass the Sacramento Kings by weaving his way through three defenders on the break before finishing with a crafty layup. Read More »

Latest News / Oct 30, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins, Nerlens Noel Struggle In Debuts

Andrew Wiggins

20 points, 19 rebounds, three assists – what a game for Jabari Parker! Except not really. Those numbers are the combined statistics from the debuts of young stars Parker, Andrew Wiggins, and Nerlens Noel. The Rookie of the Year favorites labored relative to expectations in their opening NBA contests, lending further credence to talk of early summer that 2014-2015’s crop of first-year players would never live up to sky-high expectations. Read More »