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Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 11:20 am

Reebok Classic Introduces San Antonio-Inspired Colorway Of The Rail

Reebok "The Rail"

Reebok “The Rail” (photo. Reebok Classic)

Today, Reebok Classic introduced a San Antonio-inspired colorway of the infamous Rail, which will drop on April 25. Glenn “Big Dog” Robinson played just nine games with the Spurs during his final season in the NBA, but still, this colorway of the sneaker he made famous is dope, sporting a gray nubuck base with teal and pink paneling. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 11:00 am

Video: Harrison Barnes Smashes On Aaron Brooks

Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes (Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

The Dubs had already secured the No. 6 seed in the West before last night’s game against the Nuggets, so Mark Jackson rested his starters. That meant Harrison Barnes (30 points) and Jordan Crawford (41 points) shouldered the majority of the offensive load in Golden State’s 116-112 win. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:45 am

Video: Phil Pressey’s Sneaky Hike Pass To Bass

Phil Pressey

Phil Pressey (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

The Celtics’ backup point guard, Phil Pressey, had some pretty big shoes to fill last night in Boston. While the C’s lost with Pressey at the helm, he did have a very Rajon Rondo stat line: nine points, 10 assists in 42 minutes. One of those dimes featured a hike pass between his legs that had to make Rondo proud of the rookie. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:30 am

Go On A Sneaker Hunt Inside Sacramento’s Locker Room

Sacramento Kings

Sacramento might be lottery-bound again this summer, but when it comes to sneakers, they’re right up there with some of the best teams in the league. DeMarcus Cousins is considered one of the NBA’s biggest sneakerheads and Isaiah Thomas is always debuting some dope Reebok PEs. Add in the trade that brought Rudy Gay to California and you can see why the Kings had to be a destination for Nice Kicks‘ ongoing “Sole Access” series. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: The NBA’s 10 Best Crossovers This Season

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (Evan Habeeb/USA TODAY Sports)

You have to admit Dime has good timing. Only hours after we recently posted the 30 greatest ankle-breakers in league history, Andre Iguodala set Twitter aflame with his season-defining move on Denver’s Quincy Miller. Read More »

NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:00 am

Patrick Beverley Shows Off His Houston Handles In The Big Easy

Patrick Beverley

Patrick Beverley (Derick E. Hingle-USA TODAY Sports)

Houston’s playoff fortunes depend a bit on the health of perimeter pest, Patrick Beverley, who has come back quickly from a meniscus tear he suffered last month. Beverley looked to be ready when he showed off some spiffy ball-handling skills during shootaround in New Orleans today. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 17, 2014 / 1:26 am

Rajon Rondo Honors Marathon Bombing Victims With Special Sneakers (Pics)

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (photo. @RajonRondo)

Tuesday in Boston marked the one-year anniversary of the bombings that rocked the Boston Marathon, injuring 264 people and killing three. Celtics coach Brad Stevens reminded his team of the significance of this week, and Rajon Rondo paid homage to the victims with a special pair of ANTA kicks designed to commemorate the victims and all the brave Boston PD, Fire Department, emergency personnel and civilians who helped in the aftermath of the horror at the finish line. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 12:50 am

Michael Jordan Finally Has Something To Cheer About In Charlotte

Michael Jordan

Only two years ago, the Charlotte Bobcats finished with the worst regular season winning percentage in NBA history. But now, after the acquisition of Al Jefferson over the summer (totally underrated at the time) and another year to gel and mature for Kemba Walker and Gerald Henderson, the Bobcats are the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference. On Wednesday night, even Michael Jordan started clapping as they took the lead in OT over the playoff-bound Bulls. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 11:54 pm

Ricky Rubio Behind-The-Back Dime For The Dieng Dunk

Trey Burke, Ricky Rubio

Trey Burke, Ricky Rubio (Brad Rempel-USA TODAY Sports)

Ricky Rubio might be shooting 38 percent on the season, which is actually higher than his first two seasons. His shooting distress might make him a liability at the point guard position, and he might gamble a little too much for steals and lack the size to defend bigger guards. But the man can still dazzle passing the ball, which he showed again with a fancy behind-the-back dish to a trailing Gorgui Dieng on Wednesday. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 16, 2014 / 11:29 pm

Video: Kevin Durant Attacks The Rim With Fury

Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant

Andre Drummond, Kevin Durant (Mark D. Smith-USA TODAY Sports)

Capping off a season where he’s likely to capture his first MVP award, Kevin Durant also nabbed his fourth scoring title in five years, averaging a career-high 32.0 PPG. KD, who finished with 42 points against the visiting Pistons, also lit up Chesapeake Energy Arena in the first quarter with a ridiculous throw-down. Durantula drove down the middle of the lane, took off, and soared in for a monster dunk over Andre Drummond. Read More »