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GIFs, Video / Nov 27, 2014 / 9:45 am

Watch Jabari Parker & Andrew Wiggins Meet For The First Time In The NBA

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins

Jabari Parker, Andrew Wiggins (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

While both Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker have shown flashes of the brilliance that made them Nos. 1 and 2 in the 2014 NBA Draft, last night’s first meeting between the two, when the Bucks traveled to Minnesota, didn’t exactly set the world on fire. Still, both showed some off their other-worldly talent and athleticism while also struggling from the floor — as rookies are prone to do, even these two. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 27, 2014 / 9:15 am

Cat & Mouse: Steph Curry Bamboozles Victor Oladipo Before Draining 3

Stephen Curry, Victor Oladipo

There aren’t many players on the level of Warriors point guard Stephen Curry. He showed off his mastery on the court last night in one sequence where the Magic’s strong defensive guard Victor Oladipo played the mouse to Steph’s cat. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 10:15 pm

Video: John Wall, Tristan Thompson Incite Skirmish In Cavs’ Win Over Wizards

Kyrie Irving, Paul Pierce, John Wall

This is awesome. What the burgeoning rivalry between the Washington Wizards and Cleveland Cavaliers really needed was a a skirmish, and Tristan Thompson and John Wall gave it to us. After Thompson accidentally knocked Wall down, Washington’s All-Star point guard took exception, getting in Thompson’s face and inciting a brief skirmish. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 26, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Andrew Wiggins Sky To Finish Alley-Oop From Corey Brewer

Andrew Wiggins

Andrew Wiggins

Anything Jabari Parker can do, Andrew Wiggins can do better…or something like that. Less than a minute after the Milwaukee Bucks’ rookie star rose for an effortless slam, the Minnesota Timberwolves’ did the same. Watch Wiggins catch the defense napping and cut backdoor to catch and finish an alley-oop from Corey Brewer. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 8:30 pm

GIF: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Jabari Parker Team Up Again For Sick Dish, Dunk

Jabari Parker

Giannis Antetokounmpo to Jabari Parker is becoming a trend. A night after teaming up for a statue of liberty pass and lefty slam, Milwaukee’s young Bucks were at it again versus the Minnesota Timberwolves. Watch The Greek Freak draw defenders after spin move and wrap a sweet no-look dish to Parker who finished with a towering, two-handed slam. Read More »

Latest News / Nov 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Tom Thibodeau Says Jimmy Butler Has Been “Incredible” And Is “A Star”

Jimmy Butler

No one can accuse Bulls coach Tom Thiboeau of fawning praise over one of his player’s performances — he expects excellence. The hardscrabble helmsman with the voice like gravel isn’t one to coddle anyone, but after Jimmy Butler tied his career high with 32 points in a losing effort to the Nuggets last night, Thibs couldn’t but praise his maturing 3&D wing. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 26, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Hoop Culture Drops “I Go Hard” Backpack

"I Go Hard" HoopCulture Backpack

Hoop Culture has a new item just in time for the holidays. They’ve dropped a new backpack featuring the slogan every baller can love: “I Go Hard.” Read More »

Dime Training / Nov 26, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Video: I Love Basketball TV Hypes You Up To Workout

Coach Rocky

Thanksgiving is tomorrow, and the holiday season is upon us. With all the temptations afforded by the family during this time of year, it’s easy to let yourself go. If you’re a player who has to stay trim for the current basketball season, Coach Rocky and I Love Basketball TV has just the video to amp you up for that workout after stuffing your face with Turkey. Read More »

NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Steven Adams On Guarding Big Al & Z-Bo, Life Without KD & Russ, And More

Steven Adams

When the Thunder traded James Harden to the Rockets, it seemed like the team got absolutely nothing in return. Kevin Martin wasn’t able to replace Harden’s production and Jeremy Lamb never developed into the dangerous offensive weapon the Thunder had hoped he would.

But the Thunder also received the No. 12 overall pick in the 2013 NBA Draft as part of the deal, which they used to select Pittsburgh’s Steven Adams. It’s a pick that makes Oklahoma City feel as if they’ve salvaged a valuable piece for their team after the infamous trade with Houston. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 26, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Rookie Stars Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker Face-Off For First Time Tonight

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. Larry Bird and Magic Johnson. LeBron James and Carmelo Anthony. Andrew Wiggins and Jabari Parker? The stars of the 2014 rookie class have a long, long way to go to live up those storied (and ongoing) individual rivalries, and get their first chance to do so as opponents tonight. Read More »