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NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 8:30 pm

GIF: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker Team Up Again For Sick Dish, Dunk

Jabari Parker

Giannis Antetokounmpo to Jabari Parker is becoming a trend. A night after teaming up for a statue of liberty pass and lefty slam, Milwaukee’s young Bucks were at it again versus the Minnesota Timberwolves. Watch The Greek Freak draw defenders after spin move and wrap a sweet no-look dish to Parker who finished with a towering, two-handed slam. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Tom Thibodeau Says Jimmy Butler Has Been “Incredible” And Is “A Star”

Jimmy Butler

No one can accuse Bulls coach Tom Thiboeau of fawning praise over one of his player’s performances — he expects excellence. The hardscrabble helmsman with the voice like gravel isn’t one to coddle anyone, but after Jimmy Butler tied his career high with 32 points in a losing effort to the Nuggets last night, Thibs couldn’t but praise his maturing 3&D wing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 26, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Hoop Culture Drops “I Go Hard” Backpack

"I Go Hard" HoopCulture Backpack

Hoop Culture has a new item just in time for the holidays. They’ve dropped a new backpack featuring the slogan every baller can love: “I Go Hard.” Read More »

Dime Training / Nov 26, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Video: I Love Basketball TV Hypes You Up To Workout

Coach Rocky

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and the holiday season is upon us. With all the temptations afforded by the family during this time of year, it’s easy to let yourself go. If you’re a player who has to stay trim for the current basketball season, Coach Rocky and I Love Basketball TV has just the video to amp you up for that workout after stuffing your face with Turkey. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life Without KD & Russ, And More

Steven Adams

When the Thunder traded James Harden to the Rockets, it seemed like the team got absolutely nothing in return. Kevin Martin wasn’t able to replace Harden’s production and Jeremy Lamb never developed into the dangerous offensive weapon the Thunder had hoped he would.

But the Thunder also received the No. 12 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft as part of the deal, which they used to select Pittsburgh’s Steven Adams. It’s a pick that makes Oklahoma City feel as if they’ve salvaged a valuable piece for their team after the infamous trade with Houston. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First Time Tonight

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker? The stars of the 2014 rookie class have a long, long way to go to live up those storied (and ongoing) individual rivalries, and get their first chance to do so as opponents tonight. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Omri Casspi Explains To Dime Why The Kings “Can Be A Force In The West”

Omri Casspi

When looking for a place to continue his NBA dream last summer, the answer seemed obvious to Omri Casspi: Why not go back to where it all began?

Two years after he’d been traded by the Kings, Casspi maintained ties to the community, and he stayed tight with friends like DeMarcus Cousins and Jason Thompson. He had experienced his greatest NBA success during his time in Sacramento, and he always felt as if he had unfinished business. Read More »

Video / Nov 26, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Need Dating Advice? Nick Young Recalls How He “Got To Mackin” On Iggy Azalea

Nick Young

Nick Young (photo. Forever 21 YouTube)

Want Nick Young’s ample swag to rub off on you? Heed the dating advice Swaggy P – the long-time beau of Iggy Azalea – offers in this (unintentionally?) amusing video courtesy of Forever 21. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 26, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Derrick Rose Leaves Nuggets Game Early; Didn’t Re-Injure Himself

Derrick Rose

Just 24 hours after stressing the need to stay on the floor, Derrick Rose left it for good late in the second quarter of the Chicago Bulls’ loss to the Denver Nuggets. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Mario Chalmers Finds Luol Deng On Break With Sweet Wraparound Dish

Mario Chalmers

Finally freed from the shackles of playing with LeBron James, Mario Chalmers is proving worthy of his oft irrational confidence in the season’s early going. Watch the former Miami Heat whipping boy dish a sweet wraparound pass to a streaking Luol Deng for a layup in his team’s tough loss to the Golden State Warriors. Read More »