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NBA / Aug 14, 2013 / 4:30 pm

The 15 Most Clutch Performances In NBA History

Larry Bird, Magic Johnson

We love to throw around the word clutch whenever we can, but sometimes use it so loosely that it loses all meaning. We have to be selective when declaring whether someone is key in crunch time or hides from the moment, and we have to be fair. That also means that while I think a player can be clutch by hitting a game-winning shot, it doesn’t mean he’s not if he doesn’t always come through (looking at you, LeBron). Read More »

NBA / Jul 25, 2013 / 2:45 pm

10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

Ricky Rubio

Remember when Steph Curry dropped 54 at MSG? Or when Paul George went head-to-head and shot-for-shot with LeBron? How about when James Harden finally made a name for himself as one of the premier players in the league? Those were all moments when great players made “the leap” to star players. Read More »

NBA / Jul 19, 2013 / 11:45 am

The 20 Best NBA Players 6-2 And Under Of All Time

Allen Iverson

In a league where size is everything, these guys are the outliers, the ones who overcame their shortcomings in the height department to still lead remarkable careers. Despite being overlooked for most of their upbringings, these players found a way to maximize their mass and bring other skills to table. Read More »

NBA / Jul 10, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The Best Current NBA Player From Each Of The 50 States

Amar'e Stoudemire

We all have a hometown. Whether you loved it or couldn’t wait to leave it, it’s a part of who you are. There’s something about your hometown that just sticks with you, whether it’s the people you meet, the lessons you learn, or the sheer pride you might have for it. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Jul 8, 2013 / 1:15 pm

10 NBA Players Whose Careers Suffered From Off-The-Court Problems

Allen Iverson

Bust. It’s a word we throw around a lot, but haven’t been able to distinctly define. Our typical classification is a seemingly promising prospect that was either (a) placed in the wrong situation, (b) plagued by injury or (c) just immensely overhyped. They are often looked at as the most disappointing bunch, but I don’t see it that way. What about the players that we knew could perform at the highest level and others who DID perform at the highest level but couldn’t sustain it? What about the guys who had all the tools, but just couldn’t keep their lives together long enough to fulfill all of their potential? Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 2, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Victor Oladipo & The Top 10 Rookie Of The Year Candidates

Victor Oladipo

One of the most unpredictable drafts in NBA history is in the books, and the speculation is underway. We at Dime are not immune from the guessing game that follows one of the most exciting nights of the year. This is the time for fans to feel optimistic, that they might have the next superstar on their hands. Even in a class that was seen as particularly weak, there’s still bound to be a few aces on the table. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jun 26, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Happy Birthday, Deron Williams! Here Are The 10 Nastiest Crossovers Of His Career

Deron Williams

Happy 29th birthday to Brooklyn Nets guard Deron Williams. D-Will may have lost a step or two over the past few years while battling injuries, but if the second half of this season was any indicator, he can still play at an extremely high level. He posted 22.9 points and 8.0 assists per game on 48 percent shooting after the All-Star break. Hopefully, that is a sign of things to come for Brooklyn. Read More »

NBA / Jun 19, 2013 / 11:45 am

How Good Is Danny Green? Miami Defended Him Like A Star In Game 6

Danny Green

Four years ago, Danny Green sat on airplanes, shared locker rooms and pulled off ridiculous dance moves with LeBron James. He rode pine while LeBron carried the Cavaliers to the league’s best record. As Cleveland’s second-round pick, not much was expected of the rookie. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Jun 18, 2013 / 11:15 am

The Top 16 GIFs Of The 2013 NBA Playoffs

lebron james block

If you’re like me, you don’t have the attention span to sit through the extra meat of a video clip to see what you came there for. That’s why the .gif is so great — it gets right to the point. So without further ado, here are the top 15 GIFs from this year’s playoff run. Read More »

NBA / Jun 14, 2013 / 1:15 pm

You Want To Win The NBA Championship? Make Sure You Have One Of These 10 Role Players

Derek Fisher

In today’s league, we’re all aware that it takes a lot of talent to maintain an elite level of play — just look at Miami’s up-and-down performance in the Finals. We’ve seen the shift towards superstar-heavy rosters, players joining forces to bring home a championship, and the need for a face of the franchise. These are the players you build a team around. Read More »