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 »
Joel Embiid‘s bid to recruit LeBron James to Philadelphia on Twitter last week started out innocently and ended in disappointment. In the process, a social media star was born.
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Yesterday, it was reported restricted free agent Greg Monroe told the Pistons he would come back on a one-year deal instead of negotiating a longer term contract with the team if Josh Smith wasn’t traded. Monroe immediately took to Twitter to deny those reports.
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During Argentina’s 1-0 win over Switzerland in the Round of 16 of the World Cup yesterday, one of the biggest names in fútbol came through in the clutch. But it was Lionel Messi‘s assist rather than a goal that won it in extra time. LeBron James heard about the play and used Messi’s pass as an opportunity to reiterate his stance on making the “right play,” regardless of outcome. Read More »
LeBron James is set to become a free agent in a matter of hours. Though all signs point to the world’s best player re-signing with the Miami Heat, many teams are nevertheless preparing pitches to lure him their way. If participants of the “Band For Bron” movement have anything to say about it, though, James will be spending the next few seasons in South Florida. Read More »
Derrick Rose reiterated his stance on wooing potential free agents in a chat with Yahoo’s Marc J. Spears this weekend. This flies in the face of what his teammate, Joakim Noah, and coach Tom Thibodeau have been doing behind the scenes in an attempt to sign free agent Carmelo Anthony. Was Noah referencing this disconnect with a tweet today? Read More »
Steve Martin is a standup comedian, actor and one half of the “wild and crazy…” Festrunk Brothers, but he’s also a connoisseur of draft-night sartorial choices. Martin took an interest in Andrew Wiggins‘ “wild and crazy” outfit when Wiggins was selected as the No. 1 pick in last night’s draft. Read More »