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College, NBA Draft / Jun 20, 2014 / 3:30 pm

5 Prospects Los Angeles Should Take In NBA Draft

Mitch Kupchak

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 20, 2014 / 2:15 pm

5 Prospects Philadelphia Should Take In NBA Draft

Sam Hinkie

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

College / Jun 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Doug McDermott On H-O-R-S-E, Ray Allen, The Draft & More

Doug McDermott

The 2014 NBA Draft is a week away, and one of the more intriguing choices surrounds 2014 Naismith College Player of the Year, Doug McDermott. The high-scoring four-year senior is expected to go in the first half of the first round, and we picked his brain about the transition and a whole lot more. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 17, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Dime Mock Draft 5.0: The Entire First Round Is Set

Aaron Gordon

This is the second Dime Mock Draft since the lottery gifted Cleveland with their third No. 1 pick in four years. Except, as we’ve recently heard, the Sixers are hoping to add Andrew Wiggins to their run-and-gun offense that’s got an opening on the wing. With No. 1 still up in the air, the rest of the lottery and first round is likewise shrouded in mystery. We attempt to open the curtains in our fifth mock draft. Read More »

College, GIFs, NBA Draft / Jun 16, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Dime Q&A: High-Flying Markel Brown Talks Draft, A Degree, Dunks & More

Markel Brown

When people think of the Oklahoma State Cowboys basketball, Marcus Smart is probably the name that comes to mind. As a projected lottery selection in the 2014 NBA Draft, this makes sense. However, anyone who knows the game understands it takes a hell of a lot more than one player to complete a team, especially one that won 21 games last season. Enter Markel Brown, Smart’s backcourt mate and a player who just might dunk on you if you don’t pay attention. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 13, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Joel Embiid’s Cavs Physical May Have Cost Him Top Spot

Joel Embiid

Kansas freshman Joel Embiid was said to be Cleveland’s favorite to be selected with the No. 1 pick in the 2014 NBA Draft. But a report after Embiid’s physical with the Cavs says it “raised red flags” and could mean they turn towards Andrew Wiggins or Jabari Parker with their first selection. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 12, 2014 / 4:30 pm

5 Prospects Charlotte Should Take In NBA Draft

Michael Jordan

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now, we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 12, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Update: Julius Randle’s Foot Worries Some NBA Teams

Julius Randle

UPDATE: While Yahoo’s initial report said NBA teams were aware of Julius Randle‘s right foot issues and considered it a “miner issue, it now seems league executives are worried because the initial surgery in high school didn’t heal correctly, and it might affect his draft stock. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 9, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The Top 10 Sleepers Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Elfrid Payton

Happy Holidays! What are we celebrating? NBA Draft season of course! The NBA Playoffs have been tapering off in excitement by the round, and with the NBA Draft Lottery past usand the draft order locked in stone, all the fun begins. The mock drafts are rolling out faster than Auntie Anne’s pretzels on a Friday night at the local mall. The top three picks will be the hottest storyline, but that’s not where I focus my eyes on this draft. This is one of the deepest pool of players in recent history for a reason, so I’m focusing on the 2014 NBA Draft’s biggest sleepers. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 5, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Video: Watch Zach LaVine’s Crazy 46-Inch Leap

Zach LaVine

Yesterday, we heard 2014 NBA Draft hopeful Zach LaVine had measured a ridiculous 46-inch vertical while working out for the Lakers on their El Segundo practice court. Now we’ve got the video of the of the much-discussed vault. Read More »