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D-League / Aug 24, 2012 / 2:30 pm

Elijah Millsap Is Still Searching For His Shot In The NBA

Elijah Millsap

…This piece was originally published in Dime #70. To see the feature in its entirety, check it out on newsstands nationwide…

This past season, the NBA Development League broke their previous record with 50 NBA call-ups and 64 NBA player assignments. But there was one player who was left off the NBA call-up list, despite averaging 23.7 points per game and carrying his L.A. D-Fenders to the D-League Finals. His name is Elijah Millsap and he is still chasing the dream. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 29, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Looking Ahead: The Top 10 Prospects For The 2013 NBA Draft

James McAdoo

Just like Swizz Beatz’s hit song, we are on to the next one. Now that this year’s NBA Draft is in the books, what players will teams be tanking for next year? One thing is for sure: there is no Anthony Davis in this draft. The big question is: will there even be a Michael Kidd-Gilchrist? There are a lot of players who will need to have monster years to match up to this year’s strong draft class. Here are ten guys that could be invited to the green room next year: Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Terrence Jones

Terrence Jones

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, this Thursday, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it.

As we do every year, Dime will be holding you down with mock drafts, player interviews and diaries (you should check out Dion Waiters‘ draft diary), and we will also be bringing you draft profiles for every potential prospect deemed worthy. With this year’s crop of talent, that list is long. Our last profile was on the future of Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger. Now, we’re looking at Kentucky’s Terrence Jones. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 19, 2012 / 10:45 am

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Kendall Marshall

Kendall Marshall

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, on June 28, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 1, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Andre Drummond

Andre Drummond

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, on June 28, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it.

As we do every year, Dime will be holding you down with Mock Drafts, player interviews and diaries (you should check out Dion Waiters‘ draft diary), and we will also be bringing you draft profiles for every potential prospect deemed worthy. With this year’s crop of talent, that list is long. Our last profile was on University of Connecticut’s sophomore Jeremy Lamb. This week’s profile is on University of Connecticut’s freshman center Andre Drummond. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 24, 2012 / 3:00 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Jeremy Lamb

Jeremy Lamb

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, on June 28, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it.

As we do every year, Dime will be holding you down with Mock Drafts, player interviews and diaries (you should check out Dion Waiters‘ draft diary), and we will also be bringing you draft profiles for every potential prospect deemed worthy. With this year’s crop of talent, that list is long. Our last profile was on Weber State’s junior Damian Lillard. This week’s profile is on University of Connecticut’s sophomore shooting guard Jeremy Lamb. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 21, 2012 / 1:00 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, on June 28, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it.

As we do every year, Dime will be holding you down with Mock Drafts, player interviews and diaries (you should check out Dion Waiters‘ draft diary), and we will also be bringing you draft profiles for every potential prospect deemed worthy. With this year’s crop of talent, that list is long. Our last profile was on Illinois’ sophomore center Meyers Leonard. This week’s profile is on Weber State’s junior point guard Damian Lillard. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 4, 2012 / 1:15 pm

Dime NBA Draft Profile: Meyers Leonard

Meyers Leonard

They used to call it one of the best draft classes of the last 25 years. Now, it’s looking more and more like Anthony Davis… and then everybody else. Still, on June 28, the 2012 NBA Draft will bring hope, and hopefully new talent to some teams that desperately need it.

As we do every year, Dime will be holding you down with Mock Drafts, player interviews and diaries (you should check out Dion Waiters‘ draft diary), and we will also be bringing you draft profiles for every potential prospect deemed worthy. With this year’s crop of talent, that list is long. Our first profile comes for Illinois’ sophomore center Meyers Leonard, a player who looks like he could fit in anywhere from picks 10-25 on draft night. Read More »

College, High School / Apr 11, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Why Nerlens Noel & Shabazz Muhammad Shouldn’t Go To Kentucky

Shabazz Muhammad

Kentucky fans are excited at the possibility of Nerlens Noel and Shabazz Muhammad teaming up and playing together in Rupp Arena next year. Noel and Muhammad will announce their college decisions on ESPNU at 7:30 tonight. Speculation for the past weeks has been that the two could be next year’s version of Anthony Davis and Michael Kidd-Gilchrist. It is far from a done deal yet, but will college basketball fans want to see it happen? Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Feb 22, 2012 / 1:00 pm

3 Potential Hit Or Miss Prospects In The 2012 NBA Draft

Perry Jones

The college basketball scene has seen this story too many times. Scratch that, the basketball world has seen this story too many times. The mystery surrounding Baylor, Connecticut and Illinois makes us wonder one thing: What is going on? These three teams all have one thing in common – one very talented big man. Perry Jones (Baylor), Andre Drummond (UConn) and Meyers Leonard (Illinois) all seem incapable of consistently leading their team to success. Read More »