Archive for the 'We Reminisce' Category

NBA, Twitter, We Reminisce / Jan 21, 2014 / 1:35 pm

We Reminisce: Pau Gasol Posing With 11-Year-Old Kendall Marshall (Pic)

Kendall Marshall, Pau Gasol

It’s a small world, as Pau Gasol showed us on Twitter today. The Lakers big man posted a pic of him posing with an 11-year-old Kendall Marshall at the 2003 NBA All-Star Game in Atlanta 11 years ago. The pic is a surreal trip down memory lane. Read More »

High School, We Reminisce, Where Are They Now? / Nov 27, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Lenny Cooke & The Filmmakers Behind His Eponymous Documentary

(photo. Brigade Marketing)

The name Lenny Cooke has become part myth, part bogeyman and part warning to anyone that thinks talent, and talent alone, gets you to the Association. But the trials and tribulations Cooke experienced in the ensuing 14 years after he was ranked the No. 1 high school basketball player in the country, don’t feature a single regret. Read More »

We Reminisce / Nov 18, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Somewhere In Cuba, Someone Is Wearing My Jason Williams Jersey

Jason Williams

When I was a sophomore in college, I was given an opportunity to visit the island of Cuba. This was before George W. Bush placed further restrictions on the embargo that’s been in place since October, 1960. The trip was amazing, doubly so because I was only 20 at the time. On the last day, I gave away the Jason Williams jersey I was wearing. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Oct 31, 2013 / 12:45 pm

Allen Iverson Says Goodbye To The NBA

Allen Iverson

Aaron McKie.”

“Aaron McKie.”

During Allen Iverson‘s retirement press conference yesterday afternoon at the Wells Fargo Center, these were the two words that brought Allen to the inevitable tears. Not when he spoke on his family or friends or John Thompson. “Aaron McKie.” Read More »

We Reminisce / Oct 10, 2013 / 11:50 pm

Larry Bird Revealed To Have Colin Kaepernick & Joe Flacco’s McDonald’s Mighty Wings

Larry Bird McDonald's

If you’re of a certain age, you might remember the McDonald’s commercial featuring Larry Bird and Michael Jordan playing an epic shooting contest for MJ’s Big Mac. “The Showdown” was a big hit for the ubiquitous fast food chain, and now they’ve filmed an NFL version between Super Bowl XLVII QB’s Joe Flacco and Colin Kaepernick; except, who’s got the Mighty Wings?. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Oct 3, 2013 / 11:30 pm

Former Pistons Bad Boy Isiah Thomas Regrets Not Shaking Hands With Michael Jordan’s Bulls

IsiahThomas

Recently, Pistons Hall-of-Famer Isiah Thomas stopped by the NBA TV “Open Court” set to answer some pointed questions from host Ernie Johnson. The first involved Thomas’decision to walk out early during the Pistons’ Game 4 loss in the Eastern Conference Finals after Michael Jordan and the Bulls swept the defending champs. Read More »

NBA, We Reminisce / Sep 25, 2013 / 11:00 am

NBA TV To Bring Back “NBA Inside Stuff” With Grant Hill As Host

Grant Hill (photo. @realgranthill33)

“It’s my main man [insert NBA player of your choice].” That was always the preface before every interview Ahmad Rashad gave during the 15-year run of NBA Inside Stuff. The show weaned a generation of basketball fans on bloopers and highlights every Saturday on NBC. Now it’s coming back with the recently retired Grant Hill in place of Rashad. Read More »

NBA, Twitter, We Reminisce / Sep 12, 2013 / 11:45 am

We Reminisce: Vine Video Shows Allen Iverson Besting Dwight Howard

Allen Iverson

Vine videos first allowed us — before Instagram implemented a video feature — to take small video snapshots and then share them with our Twitter followers. They were a lot of fun as best evidenced by Suns reserve guard Kendall Marshall. A recent upload that caught the attention of reddit’s amazing NBA community, shows Allen Iverson pawning Dwight Howard. Read More »

NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Aug 8, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Happy Birthday, Rashard Lewis! We Reminisce On His Amazing Draft Night Story

Rashard Lewis

It’s a shame casual NBA fans will most remember the $112 million whenever the name Rashard Lewis comes up. A 6-10 sniper from deep who could also move, take you off the bounce and finish at the rim? They don’t come around too often. What we sometimes forget that the two-time All-Star scored over 18 points per game five times throughout his NBA career (and won a title with Miami this past year) after he dropped all the way into the second round during the 1998 NBA Draft. Read More »

NBA, Video, We Reminisce / Jul 30, 2013 / 10:45 am

Happy 50th Birthday, Chris Mullin! Watch Him Drop 38 Points On Michael Jordan

Chris Mullin

Chris Mullin has always walked on hallowed ground in the offices of Dime Magazine. As one of our favorite ballplayers of the last 25-30 years, we still feel he was super underrated. During his prime, he produced five straight seasons in Golden State where he averaged over 25 points per game. Despite playing until he was 37 years old, Mullin finished his career as a plus-18 a night scorer, and shot over 50 percent from the field, 38 percent from deep and almost 87 percent from the stripe. Read More »