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Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Celtics “Moving On” From Love Sweepstakes

Kevin Love

Boston Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck recently said that he’d hoped the team would make a bigger splash this offseason, seemingly suggesting Boston was out of the running for Kevin Love. Just two days later, the Celtics’ quest to acquire the Minnesota Timberwolves’ stranded superstar seems all but officially over. A source told CSN New England that Boston is finally ready to move on from the Love sweepstakes. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 23, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Chris Bosh Lists Pacific Palisades Estate For $14.5 Million

Chris Bosh House

A $118 million contract is a nice payday, but Chris Bosh isn’t letting his good fortune influence the asking price of his incredible estate in Pacific Palisades, Los Angeles. The exalted number? A cool $14.5 million. See for yourself if Bosh’s house is worth such a cost with photos of his amazing expanse. Read More »

Smack / Jul 23, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Taj Gibson Says D-Rose Will “Come Back Dominant”

Taj Gibson, Derrick Rose

It’s been so long since Derrick Rose was the player grade school kids only vaguely remember from his 2011 MVP season, it’s hard not to think he’s been stranded on Neptune in the ensuing years. He hasn’t, and — in case you forgot — he played this past season, albeit as a shadow of his former self during 10 regular-season contests before injuring his other knee. He’s come back from two major surgeries, though, and he could have suited up in June. Teammate Taj Gibson, for one, thinks Rose will “come back dominant” next season. Read More »

NBA / Jul 23, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Dominique Wilkins Always Wanted To Play “Against” The Best

Dominique Wilkins in Twilight Zone Pump

For some, the “Human Highlight Film” Dominique Wilkins exemplifies all that was great about the physical, badass aura of ‘80s and ‘90s basketball. For others, memories of his legendary dunk contest performances – most notably, taking down Michael Jordan in 1985 – can’t be beat. But beyond his ultra athleticism, he was also a gifted scorer, dedicated defender and a terrific rebounder. At the Reebok Classic Breakout roundtable on the Philadelphia University campus, Dime spoke with the Atlanta Hawks’ all-time leading scorer to go over the evolution of the game, dunk contests and why he wanted to “beat” other stars, not team up with them. Read More »

Smack / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:48 pm

Kanye Compares Himself and Kim K To “Two LeBrons”

LeBron James

In a new interview this week with Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Kanye West compared himself to LeBron James. It’s not the first time he’s done so, and it probably won’t be the last. Read More »

GIFs, Smack / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Video: Kid Asked Dwayne Wade Why He Flops

Paul George, Dwyane Wade

It was bound to happen. A little kid finally asked Dwyane Wade about his propensity to flop, and you can imagine how uncomfortable the repeated question was for the three-time champ. Read More »

Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 2:00 pm

Report: Bulls Offering Gibson, McDermott, Mirotic to ‘Wolves For Love

Taj Gibson

Terms of the Chicago Bulls’ trade offer to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kevin Love have emerged. According to Chris Sheridan of Sheridan Hoops, the Bulls are willing to surrender Taj Gibson and rookies Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic if it nets them Love. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:35 pm

Cavs Trade Carrick Felix, Paving Way For Love Deal

Carrick Felix, Anthony Bennett

Last night, Cleveland traded Carrick Felix, a 2015 second-round pick and cash considerations to the Utah Jazz in exchange for John Lucas III, Malcolm Thomas and Erik Murphy. The actual players changing teams in the deal aren’t that significant, it’s the non-guaranteed nature of their contracts that clears the way for a possible Kevin Love trade. Read More »

High School / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Remember This Name: Malik Monk, Crazy-Athletic Class Of 2016 Wing

Malik Monk

Class of 2016 wing Malik Monk dominated Nike Peach Jam last week, scoring 40 points on just 20 shots in one outing and moving to the top of AAU’s individual rankings. Thankfully, Monk made his HoopMixTape debut recently with a sick video highlighting the teenager’s insane athleticism and limitless range. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 23, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Pics: Wizards Unveil New Navy Alternate Jersey

Wizards new alternate jerseys

The Washington Wizards — in conjunction with adidas and the NBA — released a teaser of their new alternate uniforms on Tuesday, with the navy blue and red color blocking at the top and “Washington” listed on the front. Read More »