LeBron James regularly puts on a show – usually some kind of dunk display – in pregame warmups. But when he broke out this one before Miami’s game against the Cavs the other night, the internet fervor it ignited had everyone newly laser-locked on layup lines last night.
LeBron did not disappoint (until later). Read More »
Many are already calling last weekend’s Slam Dunk Contest one of the most overhyped in years. Can we place any of the blame with Kenneth Faried? Probably not. He was quietly solid, and had a couple of dunks (speaking of the Statue of Liberty, off-the-glass 360) that were severely slept-on. Read More »
Philadelphia hasn’t had a year to remember. They are struggling to score, struggling to stay afloat, and Andrew Bynum hasn’t even suited up for the team yet. The 76ers are sitting at 22-30, 3.5 games out of the playoffs in the Eastern Conference. They were supposed to be better this year than the middling lower-tier contender that frequented the City of Brotherly Love the last few seasons. But don’t tell any of that to Jrue Holiday. Read More »
Here’s a nice exclusive for our Dime readers: We got our hands on a bunch of exclusive photos taken inside the players locker rooms before NBA All-Star practice this past Saturday in Houston.
Check out the setups for the guys – unis, All-Star PEs and the Skullcandy Mix Master headphones made specifically for the players. Check out the pics below: Read More »
Hornets rookie Anthony Davis was in Houston this past weekend for NBA All-Star 2013. He was there primarily to play in the Rookie-Sophomore game, but he did his best to take in everything his first NBA All-Star weekend had to offer.
Davis let a Red Bull camera crew follow him for the weekend to catch the behind-the-scenes action. Read More »
NBA All-Star Weekend 2013 is in the rear-view mirror but the gear it inspired lives on. In this case, Rock ‘Em Apparel‘s All-Star line of socks is a crazy collection of space themes tied around Kevin Durant, Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, and the galaxy of stars they played with in Houston. Read More »
The Jordan line is constantly ahead of the game. It’s what makes Michael Jordan‘s sneakers unique. But the Air Jordan XX8 went way beyond expectations. The blank canvas, the zipper, the futuristic look. When the shoe was launched, most hit the dislike button. Yet there was an entirely different attitude this weekend at NBA All-Star when select media played in the XX8s during Jordan Brand‘s annual open run. Read More »
Last night we showed the gear Li Ning provided Dwyane Wade for All-Star Weekend in Houston. Rather, he’d like it to be known that Li-Ning and Wade came to that end collaboratively, as driven by a vision the company and the two-time NBA champion share. Read More »
The NBA All-Star Game is one of best opportunities for players to experiment with sneakers. There are no color restrictions, so the possibilities are endless. You’ve already seen what Nike did with their Area 72 collection, which included new All-Star edition sneakers for LeBron, Kobe and Kevin Durant. Read More »
The NBA didn’t wait long to take fans behind the scenes of the 2013 All-Star Game through a “mini-movie” released today. This one encapsulates everything about Sunday night in Houston, but is especially great because of the moments in the locker room before and after the games, with Joakim Noah trying to snag tips for how to prepare for his first All-Star game. There’s also tons of footage using the ultra-slow, hi-res Phantom cameras that gives a new look at some of the game’s memorable plays. Read More »