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Latest News, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 8, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Dime Mock Draft 2.0: Dion Waiters Reportedly Gets A Promise In The Lottery

Harrison Barnes

Harrison Barnes (photo. Jeffrey Camarati/UNC Athletics)

Following the shocking NBA Draft Lottery in New York City where everyone and their momma is now saying David Stern and the NBA rigged it to make sure the top prize landed in New Orleans, now we can now begin to get an idea of how the first round of the draft will play out after the top spot. After we took a stab at the first round immediately following the events of the lottery, here is the second of many Dime mock drafts leading up to June 28. As usual, it’s a combination of what we think teams should do and what we think they will do: Read More »

Latest News, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / May 31, 2012 / 12:45 pm

Dime NBA Mock Draft 1.0: New Orleans Shocks The World, Grabs No. 1 Pick

Anthony Davis

Anthony Davis (photo. Britney McIntosh/UK Athletics)

Words. Lucas Shapiro

Following last night’s shocking NBA Draft Lottery in New York City where everyone and their momma is now saying David Stern and the NBA rigged it to make sure the top prize landed in New Orleans, now we can now begin to get an idea of how the first round of the draft will play out after the top spot. This is the first of many Dime mock drafts leading up to June 28. As usual, it’s a combination of what we think teams should do and what we think they will do: Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 22, 2011 / 11:00 am

Dime NBA Mock Draft 4.0

Brandon Knight

Brandon Knight (photo. UK Athletics)

Can you believe it, the 2011 NBA Draft is under 36 hours away and most teams have an idea of what they are going to do. A few picks seem locked in, but other than that, this is going to possibly be the wildest and most unpredictable draft in recent memory. With new information and chatter, here is how things look to shake out on June 23rd at the Prudential Center in New Jersey: Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 14, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Dime NBA Mock Draft 3.0

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (photo. Jon Gardiner/Duke Photography)

The NBA Draft Combine was about a month ago, and a whirlwind of changes have since transpired. At the top we are seeing consistency, especially up to Sacramento at pick No. 7, but after that the show begins. With workouts happening daily, chatter at its highest possible magnitude and the rumors swirling left and right, it is time for a new addition of the Dime NBA Mock Draft. This time of year prospects are working their hardest, agents are earning their money and teams are doing their utmost diligence to find the future of their franchise. This is how we see it today: Read More »

College, Featured Gallery, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 2, 2011 / 3:00 pm

Dime NBA Mock Draft 2.0

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams (photo. Luke Adams/Arizona Athletics Photography)

Following the NBA Draft Combine in Chicago and feedback from various individual workouts around the league, we can continue to fine-tune how the draft will play out after the top spot. In the second of many Dime mock drafts leading up to June 23, keep in mind that this is a combination of what we think teams should do and what we think they will do: Read More »

Dime NBA Mock Draft: Cleveland Snags The Top Pick, And Probably Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (photo. Kelly Kline/Nike)

Following tonight’s NBA Draft Lottery at the NBA Entertainment studio in Secaucus, New Jersey, now we can begin to get an idea of how the rest of the draft will play out after the top spot. This is the first of many Dime mock drafts leading up to June 23. As usual, it’s a combination of what we think teams should do and what we think they will do: Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 17, 2010 / 10:00 am

Dime NBA Mock Draft: Shocking Changes In The Lottery

John Wall at Kentucky

John Wall at Kentucky

Exactly one week after the 2010 NBA champion is crowned in tonight’s Game 7 between the Lakers and Celtics, the 2011 season begins with the June 24 NBA Draft.

Since our last mock draft, one projected Lottery pick pulled his name out of consideration (Lithuanian center Donatas Montiejunas), while other players projected to go a lot later in the first round have jumped into Lottery consideration. This updated mock is a combination of what we think teams should do, and what we think they will do: Read More »

College, Latest News, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 19, 2009 / 9:30 am

Dime NBA Mock Draft, 6.19.09

James Harden (photo. Bruce Yeung)

James Harden (photo. Bruce Yeung)

With just a under a week before the 2009 NBA Draft, after numerous individual workouts, teams are starting to figure out who they can see hanging out in their locker room and wearing their jersey. As long as unknown draft day promises don’t surface, this is how we see it all shaking out.

1. L.A. Clippers — Blake Griffin, PF, Oklahoma Team USA has already planned on inviting him to Las Vegas after the Draft and they know the type of talent they’re getting. Whether or not the Clippers keep or trade this pick, one thing is certain: Blake Griffin is going to be the No. 1 pick. Read More »

Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 1, 2009 / 11:55 am

Dime’s NBA Mock Draft, 6.1.09

Where will Jonny Flynn end up?

Where will Jonny Flynn end up?

As time progresses, NBA mock drafts are beginning to look more and more like the Top 30 Prospect ranking in Dime #49. The change can be attributed to the NBA Draft Combine measurements, which has propelled James Harden, Tyreke Evans and Earl Clark up the draft board.

1. L.A. Clippers — Blake Griffin, PF, Oklahoma Keep the future All-Star, or trade him for a package that may include a future All-Star or two? Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / May 19, 2009 / 9:32 pm

Clippers win! NBA Mock Draft, 5.19

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin

Are we going deaf, or did Kevin Love actually say, “My passion bucket is running high” when he appeared on camera at the NBA Draft Lottery? Whatever K-Love was depending on to get his squad the top pick, it didn’t work: The Clippers were tonight’s big winner, snagging the No. 1 spot, followed by Memphis and Oklahoma City. Now that we know the order, here’s our first official 2009 mock draft: Read More »