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Video / Aug 29, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Watch Jamal Crawford’s Surprising Poster Dunk

Jamal Crawford

Jamal Crawford (photo. Dto Vine)

Los Angeles Clippers guard and Seattle Pro-Am host Jamal Crawford recorded just three dunks last season. We don’t remember any of them, frankly, but still feel confident saying none were as awesome as this one. Read More »

Overseas / Aug 29, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Manny Pacquiao Wants To Recruit Metta World Peace

Metta World Peace

Manny Pacquiao is the owner of the Kia Sorentos, an expansion team in the Philippine Basketball Association. He wants to recruit a high profile player to his team, and is targeting Metta World Peace. Read More »

College / Aug 29, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Watch Nik Stauskas Hit 15 Straight Three-Pointers In 46 Seconds

Nik Stauskas

Kings rookie Nik Stauskas spent two seasons at Michigan before declaring for the 2014 NBA Draft. He shot better than 44 percent in both those campaigns, and the Kings expect him to make an impact from beyond the arc after they finished 27th in the league in three-point shooting percentage last season. A recent video of Stauskas training this summer should make Sac-town fans happy and could even mean he gets a nod for the three-point shootout in February. Read More »

Smack / Aug 29, 2014 / 12:30 pm

John Calipari Says Anthony Davis Could Soon “Be The Best Player In The NBA”

Anthony Davis

There might not be two basketball minds that know Anthony Davis better than the University of Kentucky’s John Calipari and the New Orleans Pelicans’ Monty Williams. Calipari watched Team USA’s best player evolve from a gangly high school senior to the NCAA’s Player of the Year, while Williams has enjoyed a first-class seat for Davis’ development from talented, inconsistent rookie to dominant, two-way force. And it’s all been in a span of four years. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 29, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Are These New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms?

New Cleveland Cavaliers Uniforms

The Cleveland Cavaliers certainly had the biggest offseason this summer. LeBron James came back home, they drafted Andrew Wiggins with the No. 1 pick and then promptly traded him to Minnesota along with last year’s No. 1, Anthony Bennett, in return for all-star stretch four, Kevin Love. Does all the turnover mean, they’re getting some new uniforms? Read More »

Twitter / Aug 29, 2014 / 11:15 am

The Connections Between Hello Kitty And The NBA

Jeremy Lin

It was revealed this week that Hello Kitty is actually not a cat. While this might not be a big deal for most, for whatever reason Hello Kitty has been tied to the NBA a lot. The recent news is a nice opportunity to explore the odd connections between Hello Kitty and the NBA. Read More »

NBA / Aug 29, 2014 / 10:30 am

Ty Lawson Believes “People Are Probably Going To Sleep On” The Nuggets

Ty Lawson

After 57 wins and home-court advantage in the first round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs, the Denver Nuggets lost Andre Iguodala to Golden State, let Coach of the Year, George Karl walk, and lost star GM Masai Ujiri to Toronto. Last season they won only 36 games under rookie head coach Brian Shaw, a big step back after so positive a 2012-13 campaign. Speedy point guard Ty Lawson believes that’s why they’ll come in under the radar next year. Read More »

NBA / Aug 28, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Marcus Smart On Team USA Minicamp, Becoming A Respected Shooter & More

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart has had a busier summer than most 20 year-olds. Aside from NBA Summer League and the rookie photo shoot, this year’s No. 6 pick has already had the chance to compete against some of the best players in the NBA as a member of the Team USA Select Team. Read More »

Latest News / Aug 28, 2014 / 7:30 pm

Report: Lillard Would Be Team USA’s First Injury Replacement

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard was always a long-shot to make Team USA. The Americans are stacked at point guard, and this USA Basketball cycle was no different despite the absence of 2012 Olympic team members Chris Paul and Russell Westbrook – Derrick Rose, Steph Curry, and Kyrie Irving are All-Stars that have prior experience with the national program. Read More »

Video / Aug 28, 2014 / 7:18 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins’ New Ad For BioSteel: “Stay True To Your Roots”

Andrew Wiggins

Despite getting traded before he’s even played an NBA game, Andrew Wiggins was still the No. 1 pick in this summer’s NBA draft, and he’s expected to be the primary building block for a young, exciting ‘Wolves team next season. Despite all that’s happened since he left high school, though, as his new commercial for BioSteel shows, Wiggins hasn’t forgotten his Toronto roots. Read More »