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Latest News / Oct 21, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Video: Injured Kevin Durant “Ridin’ Dirty” On A Scooter

Kevin Durant, Mitch McGary

Kevin Durant is injured, but all is hardly lost. Not only will the Oklahoma City Thunder stay afloat without the reigning MVP, but the clever folks at Uproxx set a video of Durant pushing along on a mini-scooter to 2006 hit single, “Ridin.” Read More »

Dime Training, GIFs / Oct 20, 2014 / 6:15 pm

Video: Learn How To Shoot Like Stephen Curry With I Love Basketball TV

Stephen Curry, Coach Rocky

Stephen Curry once tried to teach us to shoot. We didn’t fare very well, but Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV can do a better job than we did during our hour with Steph. If you want to get your shot off in traffic while on the bounce, or before that incoming defender gets his hand on the ball, this is the video for you. Learn how to shoot like Curry, though not even Coach Rocky can promise you’ll be as accurate as the sniper from Golden State. Read More »

College / Oct 17, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Video: Drake Uses Lint-Roller, Air Balls Jumper At Kentucky Midnight Madness

Drake

Drake is a fan of University of Kentucky basketball. Other than the Wildcats’ unparalleled success since John Calipari took reins of the storied program in 2009, we’re not exactly sure why. But that’s beside the point here. At UK’s Midnight Madness event to kick off the 2014-2015 tonight, the Nothing Was The Same rapper not only appeared, but sarcastically used a lint-roller and not so sarcastically air balled a jumper. Read More »

NBA / Oct 16, 2014 / 10:00 am

Video: Sick 2014-15 Warriors Promo “Built This Town”

Harrison Barnes

With old clips and new, this Golden State Warriors montage video will remind NBA fans the Dubs again seem poised to make another leap. With a new coach, but few other additions, it’ll be on Steve Kerr to get them into the playoffs for the third straight year, and if management has their way, something beyond just a hard-fought first-round series. Read More »

Dime Training, GIFs / Oct 14, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Video: I Love Basketball TV Breaks Down Jamaal Miller’s Sick Spinning Fake

Coach Rocky

When Jamaal Miller broke out a little-seen fake spin move at the Seattle Pro-Am back in August, people couldn’t believe he pulled it off; we’d only ever seen it in an Allen Iverson commercial. But Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV is here to show you how to pull it off in a game, just like Miller. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 13, 2014 / 3:00 pm

New Colorways Drop Of “Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns”

"Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns" purple and gold Hoodie, pink and teal t-shirt

Violence of any kind is dreadful, but the gun violence in America continues to fester below the surface of many people’s day-to-day consciousness like a gunshot wound that simply won’t coagulate to stop the flow of blood. We’ll never eradicate violence altogether, but Dime continues to do our own part to curb gun violence of any kind. With a new set of “Shoot Jumpers. Not Guns” threads on sale now, you can help stop gun violence by contributing. Read More »

Video / Oct 8, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Cleveland’s 2014 Intro Video Is Sure To Thrill Fans

Kevin Love, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving

Kevin Love, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving (Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports)

It’s been a tough four years for Cavs fans ever since LeBron James broke rank and joined Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh for an Eastern Conference dynasty in Miami. This summer James came back, Kyrie Irving signed a max extension and the team traded for Kevin Love to form a new Big Three. That’s why a solid preseason introductory video is so important this year. The Cavs haven’t disappointed. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 6, 2014 / 4:45 pm

Hoop Culture’s “This Game Is My Life” Headphones

"This Game Is My Life" Headphones

Hoop Culture has come out with their latest product, dope custom headphones produced by Sol Republic. With the trademarked phrase: “This Game is My Life” in text across the top, these headphones are a must for fans and ballers alike. Read More »

GIFs, instagram / Oct 3, 2014 / 12:00 am

Video: Kobe Tells Jordan Clarkson “Don’t Hurt Yourself” At Practice

Jordan Clarkson, Kobe Bryant

Lakers training camp has started and Kobe Bryant only played six games last year. Not many people are giving the Lakers a chance amid the vast conglomerates of talent littered throughout the Western Conference, so we’re guessing this bit of jawing from Bryant is about par for the course in these early, impressionable days of camp. Read More »

Dime Training, DimeTV, GIFs / Sep 30, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Video: I Love Basketball TV Teaches You The Spin Move Step-Back Jumper

Coach Rocky I Love Basketball TV

Once you’ve dribbled off the pass, you’re no longer in triple-threat position. Sometimes, you’ve even dribbled below the arc, and you’re spinning past your defender for a pull-up. Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball TV shows how to counter tight defense with a step-back after the spin to give you the separation you’ll need to get an open look at the the hoop. Read More »