Archive for the 'Video' Category

Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Jordan Brand’s Epic New Derek Jeter Spot, “Re2pect,” Will Give You Goose Bumps

Derek Jeter, Michael Jordan

In Jordan Brand‘s new ad for Derek Jeter, scheduled to air just before he appears in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game Tuesday night, a stunning collection of fellow baseball players, NBA stars, coaches, managers, musicians, movie directors, a former NYC mayor, the G.O.A.T, New Yorkers, and even Sawx fans all tip their caps to the Captain. We don’t really like baseball (to slow), but Jeter is an institution in New York, and this 90-second spot is sure to raise the hairs on your arms regardless of how you feel about baseball. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Jul 14, 2014 / 10:00 am

Watch Wiggins’ Pre-Game Behind The Back 360 Jam

Andrew Wiggins

Before Andrew Wiggins played in his second Las Vegas summer league game last night, he decided to have a little fun during the pre-game layup lines. His ensuing 360-degree behind-the-back smash looks way too easy and smooth. Read More »

Video / Jul 12, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Watch Eric Griffin’s Epic Poster Dunk At Las Vegas Summer League

Eric Griffin

Eric Griffin (photo. NBA YouTube)

Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker hardly disappointed in their first professional game and head-to-head matchup, combining for 35 points and showing off the natural ability that makes them potential superstars. Nevertheless, it was seldom-known Dallas Mavericks forward Eric Griffin that provided the ultimate highlight of day one at Las Vegas Summer League. Read More »

Video / Jul 10, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Watch Chandler Parsons Sign Mavs Offer Sheet While Clubbing With Mark Cuban

Mark Cuban, Chandler Parsons

Mark Cuban, Chandler Parsons (photo. DmoSwag twitter)

The Dallas Mavericks love playing for Mark Cuban. He’s not only one of the most visibly engaged owners in the NBA, but forges legitimate personal relationships with his players, too. And whether or not Chandler Parsons ultimately becomes a Maverick, he’s clearly developed a unique bond with Cuban already. How else to explain that Cuban was on-hand at a nightclub when Parsons signed his new contract with the Mavs? Read More »

Video / Jul 8, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Watch Elfrid Payton’s Steal And Coast-To-Coast Dunk At Orlando Summer League

Elfrid Payton

Elfrid Payton (photo. nba.com/magic)

Orlando Magic rookie Elfrid Payton was one of the top performers on the third day of action in Orlando Summer League play, nearly posting a triple-double of 12 points, eight rebounds, and nine assists. The electric point guard is off to a strong start today, too, highlighted by a steal and authoritative coast-to-cost slam against the Memphis Grizzlies. Read More »

Video / Jul 8, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Top Performers From Day 3 Of Orlando Summer League

Elfrid Payton

Elfrid Payton (photo. NBA YouTube)

Day 3 of Orlando Summer League has come and gone, and once again there were a select few individuals who stood out among the pack. Interestingly enough, all three of the top performers from Monday have never appeared in a NBA regular season game. Two of them – rookies – seem to have bright futures ahead while the final member of the group is looking to finally get his shot in the league after spending the last few years overseas and in the D-League. Read More »

Video / Jul 8, 2014 / 9:00 am

Watch Mark Jackson Preach On An LA Street Corner

Mark Jackson

Mark Jackson (Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports)

Former Warriors coach Mark Jackson was preaching from a Los Angeles street corner on Saturday for World Vision Day. Some blame Jackson’s overt religious beliefs — he’s a licensed minister at True Love Worship Center International in Reseda, California — as a factor in his firing after the 2013-14 season. Read More »

Video / Jul 7, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Top Performers From Day 2 Of Orlando Summer League

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope

Kentavious Caldwell-Pope (Soobum Im, USATODAY Sports)

Although the outcomes of Summer League games may not mean much, the competition certainly does. These players are fighting for roster spots, contracts and most importantly, their own livelihoods.

And it’s also a lot of fun.

We have seen posterizing dunks and jaw-dropping blocks, but some of the most memorable moments at the Amway Center thus far have been individual performances of the players. Dime will be here all week, bringing you the latest highlights, counting down the best and most surprising players and more. Read More »

Video / Jul 6, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Watch Aaron Gordon’s Insane Block At Orlando Summer League

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (photo. Ashok Gamer YouTube)

Nick Johnson’s dunk over Timothy Ohlbrecht on the opening day of competition in Orlando could prove to be the dunk of Summer League. His former University of Arizona teammate, Aaron Gordon, had a block that was just as if not more impressive. Read More »

Video / Jul 5, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Nick Johnson Dunks All Over Detroit Pistons In Summer League

Nick Johnson

Nick Johnson (photo. YouTube Maxa711Clips)

Real basketball is back. The NBA’s silly season of free agency has reached a fever pitch, but there’s still nothing better than the world’s top players actually competing. On the first day of NBA Summer League action, the Houston Rockets’ Nick Johnson served up a helpful reminder of just how exciting July hoops can be. Read More »