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NBA / Dec 10, 2012 / 3:30 pm

The 10 Current NBA Players With The Most Swag

Kyrie Irving

Swag can be defined in an almost infinite number of ways. It is an abstract term taken by some to mean confidence, skill or style. Most abstract concepts need to be applied in a consistent manner in order to have any relevance, but swag can’t be boxed in like that. It has to be different. It has to be infectious. Read More »

College / Nov 1, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Aaron Craft, Deshaun Thomas Headline A Mostly Unproven Ohio State Roster

Deshaun Thomas

*Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Ohio State. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 16, 2012 / 3:30 pm

Let Your Game Speak: Russell Westbrook’s New Challenge

Russell Westbrook

Along with the Nike swoosh, the Jumpman may be basketball’s most enduring symbol since the basketball and the hoop. The most iconic player of all time’s signature silhouette is a remarkable image. It makes us imagine the incredible, and yet it’s still vague. Anyone can make that pose, anyone can dream of flight. Read More »

NBA / Oct 4, 2012 / 3:30 pm

5 NBA Players Who Will Struggle On New Teams

Andre Iguodala

Struggle is a part of life. Sometimes we forget that when we’re looking at professional basketball players. They make so much money, they’re so talented, and there’s so much hype around players changing teams that it’s easy to overlook how much harder a transition can be than just putting on that shiny new jersey. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Oct 2, 2012 / 3:30 pm

10 Features We Would Have Loved in NBA 2K13

NBA 2K13

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The NBA 2K franchise has been the perfect supplement to the basketball fandom experience for many people for quite some time now. It’s not always perfect, but we love it nonetheless. It amps us up to see the new crop of rookies and gives us the first shot at dominating with Dwight in a Lakers uniform. This year’s edition, NBA 2K13, looks to be one of the best editions yet. Building on the success of their MyPlayer game mode with a new MyCareer mode, introducing an Ultimate Team style MyTeam mode, and continuing to incorporate basketball legends into this year’s game, is 2K poised to dominate yet another year of sports video gaming. That being said, there are always some things we’d all love to see make it into the game. Some are realistic and some are absurd. Unfortunately, none on this list are in the game. Maybe next year… Read More »