Archive for the 'Playground' Category
Dime stopped by the Seattle Pro-Am this weekend and sat down with the NBA’s reigning Sixth Man of the Year, Jamal Crawford. A Seattle native, Crawford has been the face of the Pacific Northwest’s premier summer league event, which features NBA stars and local high school and college players.
Crawford is one of our favorite interviews here at Dime, and this weekend he dished on a number of topics such as the ongoing Donald Sterling saga, his top five basketball movies of all time, the origin of his patented shake-n-bake, coming off the bench, his fear of flying, and much more. Read More »
The Drew League in Los Angeles is an active hotbed for summer basketball, providing fans a much-needed relief from the lull of the offseason. Fans never know who will lace up their kicks when they walk through the doors at King Drew High School. Coming off a jaw-dropping 57-point performance in Week 8, The Clozers’ and current Detroit Piston Brandon Jennings once again dazzled the crowd with a 56-point showing. After back-to-back 50-point weekends he was again named Drew League Player of the Week – and rightfully so. Read More »
The Ball Up crew was in Atlanta last weekend as we were all recovering from LeBron James‘ announcement. The people of the Big Peach were more interested in the dribbling hijinks of Bone Collector, then any free agency movement, and his wizardry with the rock was just one component of Ball Up Streetball’s continued entertainment as they criss-cross America. Read More »
Pacers wing, and an all-star in no way associated with the NBA’s free agency craziness, Paul George, stopped by the Drew League in Los Angeles on Sunday. He came out west, he suited up, he played and he conquered, which included another epic 360-degree windmill smash similar to the one he performed in-game when the Clippers visited Bankers Life Fieldhouse during the 2013-14 season. Read More »
The Ball Up Streetball crew made their next stop on a nation-wide tour to recruit players from around the country. After opening in Los Angeles, they stopped by Louisville, Kentucky’s International Convention Center where Kyle Lowry and Gilbert Arenas watched the Ball Up crew go to work. Read More »