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Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dime Mock Draft 6.0: The Final Edition

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

This marks the last mock before the 2014 NBA Draft begins tonight. While there continues to be a ton of activity, even at the front of the draft, these are the best guesses as to the order each player will be selected and which team will acquire them. Based off all the chatter so far, we’re bound to see some huge changes before it’s all said and done, though. Read More »

Video / Jun 24, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Video: The Top 10 Dunkers Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Aaron Gordon

Aaron Gordon (Richard Mackson, USATODAY Sports)

Basketball is entertaining. And some of its best moments are the impressive and ferocious dunks that take place on a nightly basis. On Thursday, the 2014 draft class will make its way into the league, which means there will be a whole new set of talented dunkers to take the Association by storm.

In honor of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, we rank the 10 best dunkers that this class has to offer. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 17, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Dime Mock Draft 5.0: The Entire First Round Is Set

Aaron Gordon

This is the second Dime Mock Draft since the lottery gifted Cleveland with their third No. 1 pick in four years. Except, as we’ve recently heard, the Sixers are hoping to add Andrew Wiggins to their run-and-gun offense that’s got an opening on the wing. With No. 1 still up in the air, the rest of the lottery and first round is likewise shrouded in mystery. We attempt to open the curtains in our fifth mock draft. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 9, 2014 / 3:30 pm

The Top 10 Sleepers Of The 2014 NBA Draft

Elfrid Payton

Happy Holidays! What are we celebrating? NBA Draft season of course! The NBA Playoffs have been tapering off in excitement by the round, and with the NBA Draft Lottery past usand the draft order locked in stone, all the fun begins. The mock drafts are rolling out faster than Auntie Anne’s pretzels on a Friday night at the local mall. The top three picks will be the hottest storyline, but that’s not where I focus my eyes on this draft. This is one of the deepest pool of players in recent history for a reason, so I’m focusing on the 2014 NBA Draft’s biggest sleepers. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / May 22, 2014 / 11:45 am

Dime Mock Draft 4.0: Post-Lottery Changes

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

Even with his now-famous daughter Mallory Edens as a representative, Bucks co-owner Wesley Edens only got the second pick, and new Cavs GM David Griffin, with Nick Gilbert‘s bow tie in his pocket, were awarded the top selection setting off a firestorm of conspiracy theories since it was their third No. 1 in four years. More importantly, how does this change Dime‘s mock draft? Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA Draft / May 19, 2014 / 11:30 am

Dime Mock Draft 3.0: Is Joel Embiid Still A Top-3 Pick?

Joel Embiid

The NBA Draft Lottery is tomorrow, which will throw a wrinkle into the top selections with some players dropping and others moving up depending on need and order. So it’s time to update our latest mock draft so you know how things stand going into the ping pong ball portion of the Draft. While most of the top picks skipped this past week’s combine in Chicago, there was some movement at the top anyway with a certain Kanas freshman dropping out of the top 3. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / May 7, 2014 / 11:30 am

5 Prospects Phoenix Should Take In NBA Draft

Adreian Payne, Carl Baptiste

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft, we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. We’ll be taking a look at the teams individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with the current and future plans. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Apr 10, 2014 / 11:30 am

8 Prospects Who Raised Their NBA Draft Stock In The NCAA Tournament

Cleanthony Early

March is over–isn’t that hard to believe? Not many people would have guessed that the University of Connecticut would be the team ripping down the nets when all was said and done. I mean, I had them losing in the second round to St. Joe’s–but they kept coming back and proving why we should never doubt a program as prestigious as UConn in the tournament. Read More »

Video / Apr 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Video: Adreian Payne’s Epic Bowling Ball Celebration In College Dunk Contest

Adreian Payne

You know your celebration was pretty awesome when it completely outshines an impressive dunk. In the college dunk contest, Michigan State’s Adreian Payne unleashed an out-of-nowhere, double-pump 360…and then topped himself a moment later with an epic bowling ball celebration. Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Mar 24, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Dime Mock Draft 2.0: Would You Still Take Andrew Wiggins No. 1?

Andrew Wiggins, Joel Embiid

Okay, so maybe this year’s NBA Draft class isn’t quite as good as we thought. There are no LeBrons. No KDs. There might not even be a D-Wade in here. The class from 2003 is much better, and let’s not even go into discussions concerning the ’96 class or 1984. With that being said, there is a ton of talent, and we also have to remember: it’s not even April yet. With so many young players coming out, we can guarantee your opinion of them will be drastically different once we get closer to the summer. Read More »