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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 25, 2014 / 6:45 pm

Cop These Limited Edition DimeMag X Point 3 Hoop Shorts With Built-In Towel

Shorts (photo. Point 3)

Do you hoop? Do you read Dime? Then these limited edition DimeMag X Point 3 collaboration shorts – with built-in hand towel! – are the perfect fit for you. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 25, 2014 / 3:30 pm

GIF: K.J. McDaniels Rises For Soaring Chase-Down Block On Steve Blake

K.J. McDaniels

A Philadelphia Sixers rookie leads his classmates in blocked shots. That’s no surprise, but the specific player owning that distinction certainly is to most. Watch Philly’s K.J. McDaniels add to his rookie-high swatting total by rising for a huge chase-down block of Steve Blake in his team’s loss the Portland Trail Blazers last night. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 25, 2014 / 3:00 pm

adidas Unveils The D Rose Lakeshore Boost Lifestyle

adidas D Rose Lakeshore Boost Lifestyle Shoe

If you haven’t already tried the D Rose 5 Boost on the court, we highly suggest you pick up a pair for any hardwood battles. But Derrick Rose isn’t only about basketball, he’s also growing a savvy fashion palette. To add to his off-court look, without sacrificing the comfort of boost technology, there’s now a lifestyle edition of his latest signature shoe after adidas today revealed the D Rose Lakeshore Boost kicks. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Carmelo Anthony Injures Back; Doubtful For Wednesday At Dallas

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony tweaked his back in the first half of the New York Knicks’ loss to the Houston Rockets on Monday and didn’t return to the game. Though he travelled with his team to Dallas for Wednesday’s contest with the Mavericks, the Knicks officially list Anthony as doubtful to play. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 25, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Kevin Martin Undergoes Surgery On Wrist Fracture; Sidelined 6-8 Weeks

Al-Farouq Aminu, Kevin Martin

The Minnesota Timberwolves have been reeling with injuries to their starting lineup so far in the young season. The Wolves have already been felt the injury bug hit Ricky Rubio, who is out indefinitely with a sprained left ankle; Nikola Pekovic, whose return date is unknown from a sprained right wrist; and Thaddeus Young, who rejoined the team at practice Monday after missing the last five games due to the loss of his mother. Read More »

Smack / Nov 25, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Kevin Garnett Included Hakeem Olajuwon As One Of His Top 3 Trash Talkers?

Hakeem Olajuwon

There aren’t many players who can yap at an opponent on the court like Kevin Garnett. Even non-basketball fans know about the Honey Nut Cheerios rumor with Carmelo Anthony and the ensuing verbal fracas after the game. Although it was later revealed to be a total fabrication, KG had been jawing at guys like he’s got a perpetual stick of gum in his mouth for years before that night. But when ESPN’s Ohm Youngmisuk asked KG for his own top three trash talkers, one of the names he dropped was a big surprise. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 25, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish Assist In 13 Seconds

Eric Bledsoe, Kyle Lowry

Eric Bledsoe, Kyle Lowry

Kyle Lowry is absolutely relentless. Need proof? Look no further than this amazing sequence from the Toronto Raptors’ hard-fought win over the Phoenix Suns last night. After Eric Bledsoe easily steals his pass, Lowry races back to block the shot, steals a loose ball, and finds Terrence Ross on the other end for a layup – all in just less than 13 seconds. Read More »

NBA / Nov 25, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Bulls Coach Tom Thibodeau Says Derrick Rose Is “Not Real Comfortable”

Derrick Rose

Good news for the Chicago Bulls: A marginalized Derrick Rose is still pretty damn good. After scoring 18 points and dishing five assists during his first game back from last week’s hamstring strain in a tough win against the Utah Jazz, Tom Thibodeau said that Rose is still “not real comfortable.” Read More »

Smack / Nov 25, 2014 / 11:45 am

Mavs Call Home Loss To Short-Handed Pacers “Embarrassing,” “Horrific”

Dirk Nowitzki

No win in the NBA can be assumed – all 30 teams employ professional basketball players. And considering that logic, no loss should be overly disappointing, either. The Dallas Mavericks don’t subscribe to the latter line of thinking. After falling to the Roy Hibbert-less Indiana Pacers 111-100 at American Airlines Center on Monday, Chandler Parsons and Dirk Nowitzki offered pointed words to describe the game’s outcome. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 25, 2014 / 11:00 am

Watch James Harden Nutmeg Amar’e Stoudemire On Nifty Pass To Motiejunas

James Harden

James Harden (photo. NBA YoutTube)

People dislike watching James Harden play basketball. Frequent defensive breakdowns notwithstanding, we’ve never understood that phenomenon. The Beard is one of the most skilled, crafty, and uniquely athletic players in the league, and captains a go-go offensive attack that subsists on a heavy diet of dunks and three-pointers (and free throws). His most underrated attribute? Passing. Watch Harden show off his awesome blend of court vision and creative flair by finding Donatas Motiejunas via a bounce pass between Amar’e Stoudemire’s legs. Read More »