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Video / Mar 20, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Top 10 NCAA Tournament Buzzer-Beaters of All Time

Valparaiso

The Madness is officially underway. The first round–or “First Four”–is done and over with and we now have a set field of 64 teams who one way or another have proven they are worthy to be part of the NCAA tournament.

It’s every basketball fan’s dream to hit a shot as the clock ticks down to zero. Just look at any kid playing in their driveway or a park and you’ll hear a kid counting down as they dribble “three…two…one” and then launch a shot and once it’s through the net, the mock celebration begins. Read More »

College / Mar 18, 2014 / 11:30 am

NCAA Tournament: East Region Preview

Shabazz Napier

While the NCAA tournament might officially start tonight, we all know it really starts on Thursday. With only days remaining to make your picks and fill out your brackets, Dime will be helping you out by breaking down each of the four regions. First up is the East Region. Read More »

College / Mar 7, 2014 / 12:30 pm

10 Names You Need To Know For March & The NCAA Tournament

Sean Kilpatrick

It’s March and that means madness is quickly approaching. With conference tournaments already underway–Big South, Northeast–it’s time we start looking toward the Big Dance.

Every year the NCAA Tournament is full of upsets, buzzer-beaters, heartbreak, stars, breakout performers, the whole nine yards. This year won’t be any different. The attention of the entire country will shift onto 18-22-year-old kids for weeks on end. Read More »

College / Nov 14, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Semaj Christon Is The Best College Basketball Player You Don’t Know About

Semaj Christon

Former Cavalier LeBron James and current Cavs superstar Kyrie Irving have a stranglehold on basketball in the state of Ohio. However, this year there will be a new name dominating the spotlight for Ohio hoops. Read More »

Dime Training / Nov 12, 2013 / 7:54 pm

Say Hello To The ShotTracker: Revolutionizing Your Workout One Shot At A Time

ShotTracker

We’ve all heard the saying “practice makes perfect.” That is true in everything you do and rings true with the sport of basketball as well. One thing that every player works on — whether it’s for their local YMCA team or if you’re Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder — is your jump shot. Throughout the spring and summer, you can find players lined up to play in the park and in the fall and winter those same players filter into the nearest gym. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 31, 2013 / 3:45 pm

7 NBA Players Who Deserve Signature Sneakers

Kyrie Irving

With the regular season kicking off, it’s that time of the year where most of the fans attention won’t be on the actual play, but what they put on their feet (see: Ray Allen and LeBron James Tuesday night). With signature shoes like the LeBron XI, KD VI, D Rose 4 and the D Howard 4 already being revealed beforehand, it leaves Kobe Bryant‘s latest installment as the last of the major sneaker releases. Read More »

NBA / Oct 31, 2013 / 3:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Jeffery Taylor On His Busy Summer & MJ’s One-On-One Games

Jeffery Taylor

With the season now officially underway, every team and every fan base — never mind there’s no hope for the Philadelphia and Phoenix fan bases until next July — believes their team has a shot at bringing the Larry O’Brien trophy and a parade to their city.

This is a fresh start for all 30 teams and all 433 players (yes I counted each name) in the NBA. One player who built up a following over the summer was Charlotte Bobcats forward Jeff Taylor. Read More »

NBA / Oct 28, 2013 / 5:15 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Atlanta Hawks

Al Horford

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Hawks team that’s no longer tethered to Josh Smith, but should surprise yet again this season. Read More »

NBA / Oct 28, 2013 / 12:15 am

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 New Orleans Pelicans

Anthony Davis

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Pelicans team that’s banking on Anthony Davis leading them to the playoffs. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Oct 25, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The 10 Biggest Storylines Of The NBA Season: #TankingForWiggins

Andrew Wiggins

With the NBA season less than a week away from officially starting, you’ve probably noticed we’ve been pumping out enough preview content to bury even Hasheem Thabeet. Over the next week, we’ll be taking a look at the 10 biggest storylines of the 2013-14 season. Today, we’re focusing on a guy who won’t even be in the NBA this year… Read More »