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Style - Kicks and Gear / Jun 10, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Watch Time-Lapse Charcoal Portrait Of LeBron James

Barry Jazz Finnegan

It’s hard to combine painting, drawing, music and basketball, but that’s exactly what photorealist artist Barry Jazz Finnegan did recently. He’s obviously a fan of LeBron James considering this video tribute of a stunning time-lapsed charcoal portrait of James spliced intermittently with LeBron highlights. Read More »

Playground / May 29, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Hot Pics From The Second Week Of LA’s Drew League

(photo. Cassy Athena)

Even though the NBA’s Conference Finals are in full swing, Los Angeles’ 40-plus year Drew League is in it’s second week. A dazzling Baron Davis stopped by and so did incoming Arizona freshman Stanley Johnson. Come check out the hottest shots form the Drew League’s second week. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / May 22, 2014 / 11:28 pm

Watch NBA Flash Mobs Break Out In All Four Conference Final Cities

Flash Mob Miami

In four different cities today: Indianapolis, Oklahoma City, Miami and San Antonio, simultaneous flash mobs broke out set to “A Sky Full of Stars,” from Coldplay. At 1 p.m. ET four “pedestrians” began to perform in the four cities, revealing remarkable dribbling and dancing stills. Then 95 others joined in a synchronized routine.

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Style - Kicks and Gear / May 21, 2014 / 2:30 pm

Guess Which Celebs Are Posing With The NBA Championship Trophy

Erin Heatherton

The Larry O’Brien Trophy represents the top of the mountain in the NBA. You’ve seen Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas cry while cradling it in their arms, and we’re pretty sure Larry Bird spilled some Budweiser on it after one of his three titles. Meanwhile others only dream of grasping it before their careers end. So it was a great honor for these supermodels and celebrities to spend some time with the hardest trophy to earn in the Association. Read More »

GIFs / Apr 26, 2014 / 3:25 pm

Rihanna’s Distracting Court-Side Presence At The Nets Game Last Night


Pop recording artist Rihanna took in Game 3 between the Nets and Raptors on Friday night. The Barbadian beauty usually draws a lot of eyeballs due to her fame and appearance, but her outfit was quite a distracting influence for anyone with a view of her court-side seat. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 21, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Mache Designs Custom Kicks Inspired By Seagram’s Gin


As part of the search for the 2015 Seagram’s Gin Calendar Models, famed sneaker artist Mache is customizing shoes for four key markets, L.A., Philadelphia, Atlanta and Chicago. The sneakers are inspired by the newly redesigned Seagram’s Gin bottles and each pair will be sporting a different “flavor” (Extra Dry, Peach, Lime and Pineapple). While not all of us have Mache’s level of talent, there are other ways to get involved in the campaign. Read More »

NBA / Apr 17, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 12 Most Unforgettable NBA Playoff Moments: Zeke’s 25-Point Quarter

Isiah Thomas

With just two days before the 2014 NBA Playoffs start, it’s a great time to look back at some of the most unforgettable moments in NBA playoff history. Magic‘s baby skyhook, Reggie‘s 8.9 seconds forever burned into New York’s pysche, Willis Reed limping onto the MSG court and into immortality, Bill Russell in EVERY Game 7 — the list could go on and on. But the good people at Guyism have complied a list of the 12 most unforgettable NBA playoff moments. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Mar 31, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Who Would You Draft: Andrew Wiggins Or Jabari Parker?

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Earlier today, to the surprise of no one, Andrew Wiggins declared for the draft. He’s locked up a top-three spot and will surely factor into discussions of the No. 1 pick. Yet all season long, people have argued whether he’s even the best swingman in this class. Jabari Parker may or may not come out this year–GMs are starting to get worried that he’ll stick around Duke for his sophomore season–but the Blue Devil stud has been consistently productive from the very first game. Read More »

NBA / Mar 27, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Who Was Better: Paul Pierce Or Dominique Wilkins?

Paul Pierce

Two players from two different eras, Dominique Wilkins and Paul Pierce attacked in entirely different ways. Wilkins is known as one of the greatest aerial attackers in NBA history, as really the first player to pull off showtime dunks in tight fourth quarters. Pierce, even at 36 years old, is still going strong mostly because he’s always had an old man game. Read More »

NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Mar 6, 2014 / 11:30 am

Dime Q&A: Chandler Parsons On His Stance Socks, All-Star Goals & More

Chandler Parsons

Houston Rockets swingman Chandler Parsons has come a long way since he was drafted No. 8 in the second round in 2011 (No. 38 overall) for an non-guaranteed slot with the Rockets. Since then he’s become a huge part of what the Rockets do. He’s currently averaging a career-high 16.7 PPG and 5.7 RPG to go with the best PER of his career. Recently, Parsons signed on with Stance Socks, and Dime got a chance to ask him some quick questions about the partnership and what it’s like to start for a championship-contending Rockets team. Read More »