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Smack / Dec 19, 2014 / 6:00 pm

Kobe Bryant Says He Isn’t Currently Recruiting Kevin Durant To Lakers

Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant

Kobe Bryant’s contract expires at the end of the 2015-2016 season. And while there’s been no indication that the 36 year-old will play beyond his current deal, there has yet to be confirmation that he’ll hang up his Nikes for good then, either. You know what might make Mamba more inclined to play further into his late thirties? If the Los Angeles Lakers had the chance to compete for a championship. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 19, 2014 / 5:30 pm

The 2014 Dime Holiday Gift Guide Has Everything

adidas Swingman Jerseys, Nike X-Mas Collection, Jordan Brand X-Mas, Reebok Question Mid Pump

It’s the last weekend before Christmas next week, and Hanukkah this year started earlier in the week and runs until Christmas Eve. Many will be scrambling for last minute gift ideas. Last year we gave you a gift guide before Black Friday, but this year, because there are so many incredible gifts, we wanted to make sure you’d see the very latest gear hottest games available this year. Don’t worry, you’ll get everything you need in time. We’ve got you covered. Read More »

Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Watch Bulls Star Jimmy Butler Score 35 Points, Dish 7 Dimes, Swipe 4 Steals

Jimmy Butler

Jimmy Butler (Mike Dinovo, USATODAY)

Unfortunately for Jimmy Butler, actions speak louder than words. And after the Chicago Bulls’ wing dropped a career-high 35 points in a brilliant all-around effort versus the New York Knicks, Butler’s protestations have never been more irrelevant – he’s a star. Watch the ever-improving Butler lead the short-handed Bulls to a 103-97 win over the Knicks with a career performance. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Report: Rockets Acquire ‘Wolves Wing Corey Brewer

Corey Brewer

You know how it goes in the NBA by now – the rich get richer. After the Dallas Mavericks upped the Western Conference ante by trading for Rajon Rondo, an in-state rival made a move of its own. According to a report, the Houston Rockets have acquired veteran wing Corey Brewer in a deal with the Minnesota Timberwolves. Read More »

Twitter, Video / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:45 pm

Rajon Rondo Bids Farewell To Celtics, Fans, City Of Boston On Twitter

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (David Butler II, USATODAY)

Rajon Rondo is officially a Dallas Maverick. But like many of his teammates from the Big Three era, it’s clear part of his heart will always remain in Bean Town. The 2008 NBA champion took to twitter last night and bid farewell to the Celtics, their fans, and the city of Boston. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 19, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Photo, Video: Toronto Raptors Unveil New Logo

Toronto Raptors

The Toronto Raptors are an Eastern Conference best 20-6. They’re coming off the their most successful season since 2001, and have a young nucleus in place that has them primed to remain competitive for years coming. Time for a re-brand? We think so, too. Taking advantage of “We The North” hysteria, Toronto unveiled a new logo in a video released on Friday. Read More »

NBA / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Hobbled Carmelo Anthony Says He Won’t Heed Advice To “Shut It Down”

Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks are going nowhere this season and Carmelo Anthony is hobbled by lingering knee pain. Might it be prudent for the high-scoring superstar to take some time off and heal properly? We think so, but Anthony insists he isn’t entertaining the possibility despite the advice of so many that he do so. Read More »

High School / Dec 19, 2014 / 1:15 pm

Video: Derrick Jones Double-Clutches For Jaw-Dropping Poster Jam

Derrick Jones

Stop your search, hoop-heads. There won’t be a better dunk than this one in high school basketball all season long, and perhaps anywhere else in the game, too. Watch class of 2015 star Derrick Jones fly on this jaw-dropping, double-clutch poster jam over elite sophomore Cody Riley. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Healthy Mike Miller To Replace Shawn Marion In Starting Lineup For Cavs

Mike Miller

Mike Miller has missed the last seven games with lingering effects of a concussion. He notched four DNP-CDs before that, and is averaging just 12.2 minutes per game. Fortunately for the Cleveland Cavaliers, though, the sharp-shooting veteran is always ready when his name is called. Healthy enough to play for the first time since December 4, Miller will take the place of Shawn Marion as a starter in the Cavs’ game against the Brooklyn Nets tonight. Read More »

Twitter / Dec 19, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Steve Kerr Quips About Durant: “We Did A good Job On Him In The Second Half”

Steve Kerr

By now everyone knows that Kevin Durant went off last night to the tune of 30 points in 18 minutes, which hasn’t been done since the American Basketball Association was being folded into the NBA. But an ankle injury right before the half saved the Warriors the uneviable task of stopping him in the next half, which coach Steve Kerr joked about after the game when it became clear KD was all right. Read More »