Earlier in the off-season — after what Paul George described as the Pacers forgetting their “edge,” which led to a marked drop in performance during the second half of the season — the team was reportedly “quietly” shopping Roy Hibbert. We’re not so sure after a tweet and Instagram post showed Roy dining with Larry Bird and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar with more tutelage in store. Read More »
After his failed courtship of LeBron James, Philadelphia 76ers rookie Joel Embiid set his sights on Kim Kardashian. Apparently unfazed by his lack of success with Mrs. Kanye West, Embiid’s hysterical – or heartbreaking? – twitter antics have resumed. His target this time around? Rihanna. Read More »
Knicks wing J.R. Smith admitted last week he wouldn’t blame the Knicks if they dealt him following a slipshod 2013-14 season. This past weekend his summer took another fall when he got dunked on during a Drew League game. Read More »
Joel Embiid’s Twitter recruitment of LeBron James failed miserably, but that didn’t stop him from reaching out to another controversial celebrity. Embiid’s latest courtship, however, was far shorter than his proposition of The King. After tweeting an overture to Kim Kardashian, the 20 year-old Philadelphia 76er quickly recanted his plea upon “realizing” the reality star was married. Read More »
Syracuse alum and all-around IDGAF shooting guard Dion Waiters was asked on Twitter today if he was comfortable accepting a role coming off the bench. With the influx of Andrew Wiggins and LeBron James this summer, plus a max extension for Kyrie Irving, there might not be enough room for him in the starting five. Waiters reaction when someone asked him about this on Twitter was an overt and prolonged: “Noooooooo.” Read More »
When LeBron James announced his return to Cleveland last Friday, he said, “I’m not having a press conference or a party. After this, it’s time to get to work.” Well, before work, there was the matter of attending the FIFA World Cup Final in Brazil.
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After LeBron James met with Pat Riley yesterday and left the meeting without a commitment to sign with the Miami Heat, speculation that LeBron is heading back to Cleveland has intensified. In the past few days, the internet has been searching for any clue they can find to support that theory. They’ve come up with quite a few.
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Former Dukie, Bulls point guard and all-around awesome guy, Jay Williams, is a friend of Dime. That’s why we’re pretty convinced Justin Bieber brainwashed after their recent rendezvous Jay shared on Twitter. Read More »
Despite our advanced age, we’ve got the facial hair of a pre-pubscent teen, so our whiskers would never allow us to actually cultivate our facial hair. Not so for this guy. A man decided to groom the iconic Nike swoosh symbol into his beard when he uploaded a picture of himself holding the new KD VII “USA” colorways. God bless America. Read More »
NBA free agency is getting absurd. Perhaps it’s our infatuation with the 24-hour news cycle, or the indolence that can set in over the Fourth of July Weekend after all the fireworks have been set off and the hot dogs are in our bellies, but people were tracking Cleveland owner, Dan Gilbert, and his personal plane this weekend in an attempt to lock down whether he was meeting with LeBron James in Miami. Read More »