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NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 13, 2013 / 6:32 pm

The 2013 NBA Rookie Mix-Tape: Kendrick Lamar, Jay-Z, Drake, A$AP Rocky & More

NBA Rookies eating lunch (photo. Instagram/NBA)

NBA Rookies eating lunch (photo. Instagram/NBA)

We had a chance to speak with some of the newest players in the NBA last week during the 2013 NBA Rookie Photo Shoot as part of the four-day Rookie Transition Program that wrapped last Friday. While we enjoyed some of the high-jinks during the all-day affair, we also had to talk over a thrumming bass line as hip hop blared in the background for most of the day.

The loud setting plus the incredible lyrical moment from Kendrick Lamar during the debut of the Big Sean track, “Control” last night — featuring a K. Dot verse where he goes after most of his peers in the rap game — synthesized around our rookie mix. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 3, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The NBA Draft’s Most Questionable Pick & 5 Teams That Are Ready To Tank

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Sports Communications)

Each Wednesday for the past few months, we assessed how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft were faring in college and overseas. You stuck with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we knew and didn’t know about the next NBA Draft class. Here’s the fallout… Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 3:15 pm

Anthony Bennett, C.J. Leslie & More “Mistakes” From The 2013 NBA Draft

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett (photo. UNLV Communications)

After every decision, you are either inherently happy or slip into the dangerous world of having buyer’s remorse. That will stem from differing reasons, depending on the situation or the individual. After the NBA Draft came to a close, one fact was very apparent: Some of the early entry candidates from college have to be re-thinking their decision. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 28, 2013 / 12:00 pm

5 Winners & 5 Losers From The 2013 NBA Draft, Starring Risk-Takers Philly & Charlotte

Nerlens Noel

Nerlens Noel (photo. UK Athletics/Chet White)

Headlined at the top by Cleveland’s super surprising selection of combo forward Anthony Bennett at No. 1, the 2013 NBA Draft was full of surprises. That made this piece harder to write than usual. Between the record influx of international players and the never-ending trades, we won’t get an official reading on this draft for a long time. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 14, 2013 / 4:50 pm

Attention All NBA Centers: Here Are The 10 Best Dunkers In This Year’s Draft Class

Andre Roberson

Andre Roberson (photo. CU Sports Information)

As teams prepare for the NBA Draft, coaches and GMs across the league are looking for a hidden gem that can potentially blossom into the next star of this generation. The word “potential” is commonly thrown around to describe the players that possess a high ceiling. While GMs and coaches don’t draft based on a prospect’s dunking ability, athleticism does play a crucial role in war rooms across the league. Read More »

College / Mar 14, 2013 / 11:30 am

Colorado’s Andre Roberson Is The Best Wing Player You’ve Never Heard Of

Andre Roberson

Andre Roberson (photo. CU Sports Information)

*This feature was originally published in Dime #72. To see the piece in its entirety, check out your local newsstands now.*

Colorado’s Andre Roberson is one of the best rebounders in the nation for his size, but even after a breakout sophomore season he’s enjoying another leap in 2013. Read More »

College, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jan 9, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Fast 5: Tracking This Year’s NBA Draft Class, Vol. 6

C.J. McCollum

C.J. McCollum (photo. Brent Hugo/Lehigh Media Relations)

Each Wednesday, we’ll be assessing how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft are faring in college and overseas. Stick with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we know and don’t know about the next NBA Draft class… Read More »