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NBA, sponsored01 / Sep 4, 2014 / 6:00 pm

The Equalizer Part 1: LeBron James In Command

LeBron James, Kevin Durant

This summer’s free agent de jure, LeBron James, headlines the initial installment in a 3-Part series where we’ll give you the NBA players who best represent “The Equalizer,” a person who levels the playing field so everyone gets a fair shake. There aren’t many players capable of navigating the various obstacles blocking the path to equanimity in the most dire of on-court situations, but our three Equalizers fit the bill — both on and off the court. Read More »

Video, Video Games / Sep 2, 2014 / 2:30 pm

NBA Live 15 Trailer “Visuals” Shows Off Game’s Insane Attention To Detail

NBA Live 15 (photo. EA Sports YouTube)

NBA Live 15 (photo. EA Sports YouTube)

There’s a new trailer for EA Sports’ NBA Live 15. “Visuals” shows off the game’s stunning realism, highlighting specific player facial reactions, celebrations, and signature moves in addition to crazy atmospheric detail. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Point 3 Basketball Shorts Labor Day Sale

Point 3 Basketball Shorts

POINT 3 Basketball received a patent for their industry-changing moisture control technology earlier this month. Now, with Labor Day Weekend upon us, they’re holding a sale with three new colors for their ground-breaking shorts. All feature their DRYV® Moisture Control Technology. Read More »

Smack / Aug 28, 2014 / 1:45 pm

D-Wade & Gabrielle Union Make Wedding Guests Sign Non-Disclosure Agreement

Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade

The upcoming nuptials on Saturday between Heat guard Dwyane Wade and his actress/model girlfriend Gabrielle Union, is sure to include a bevy of stars in attendance, but good luck finding any delicious gossip about what goes on during their “I do’s.” The pair is making everyone involved in the wedding sign a non-disclosure agreement barring guests from discussing anything about the goings on, or face a hefty fine, TMZ has learned. Read More »

Dime Training / Aug 27, 2014 / 7:00 pm

Coach Rocky Of I Love Basketball TV Teaches You To Beat Multiple Defenders

Coach Rocky

After you’ve knocked down jumper after jumper, defenders will play you air-tight. After you take advantage by beating them off the dribble, help defense will meet you in the paint. Coach Rocky of I Love Basketball has already taught you to master your jumper and hone your handle, and now he’s back to make your game even better. Read More »

sponsored02, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 26, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: Footaction & ScHoolboy Q Team Up For “Man Of The Year” Remix

ScHoolboy Q

There aren’t many emcees who can hang with Kendrick Lamar, but his fellow South Central chum and Black Hippy cohort, ScHoolboy Q, was actually on our radar — with his ScHoolboy Turned Hustla mixtape — before K-Dot blew up. Now, Q and Footaction have teamed up to bring you a pretty banging remix for “Man of the Year,” so check it after the jump. Read More »

DimeTV / Aug 21, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Starz Releases Trailer For LeBron-Produced Comedy “Survivor’s Remorse”

Survivor's Remorse

Recently Starz released a trailer for “Survivor’s Remorse,” an original comedy produced by LeBron James. The six-episode arc follows protagonist Cam Calloway, who just signed a multi-million dollar contract to play professional basketball in Atlanta. Read More »

College, High School / Aug 20, 2014 / 11:15 am

Watch I Love Basketball TV, “How We Grind” Episode 2

Stanford Robinson

Coach Rocky is back with I Love Basketball TV’s “How We Grind” Episode 2, where viewers get a first-hand view of Rocky scrimmaging with top Division I recruits — like Indiana’s Stanford Robinson, and North Carolina State’s Leenard Freeman — before putting them through one of his taxing workouts. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Aug 6, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Watch Ball Up Streetball Take On Chicago

Ball Up Streetball

Ball Up Streetball (photo. YouTube)

Fresh off their first loss in four years at the hands of a team of ballers from Birmingham, AL, the Ball Up All-Stars took their talents to Chicago looking to get back on the winning track. And though tryouts for the Windy City’s squad – attended by Bulls superstar Joakim Noah – turned up some quality talent, Ball Up simply proved too much when it mattered most. Read More »

College / Aug 4, 2014 / 4:45 pm

2014 NBA Rookies Choose Their Jersey Nicknames

NBA Draft

Last season news broke the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets would debut a new idea from the NBA where they would replace the last names on the back of their uniform with a nickname of their own choosing. The NBA went ahead with the plan as various monikers were spotted on the back of the uniforms for both teams, but we wanted to know what nicknames this year’s crop of rookies would choose if given the chance. Read More »