TAG: Bojan Bogdanovic

College, NBA, NBA Draft, Overseas / Jun 23, 2011 / 2:00 pm

NBA Draft’s 5 Biggest Sleepers: Picks Who Make You Say “Who?”

Jamie Skeen

In the honor of sleepers, busts, Jay Bilas’ wingspan fascination and everything that is the NBA Draft, I’ve compiled a list. A list consisting of long shots – guys you’ve probably never heard of. Second-round talents who, if they get drafted, will not only make you say “who?,” but could potentially one day make you say, “holy crap, that was one hell of a pick.” Read More »

College, Mock Draft, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 14, 2011 / 12:00 pm

Dime NBA Mock Draft 3.0

Kyrie Irving

The NBA Draft Combine was about a month ago, and a whirlwind of changes have since transpired. At the top we are seeing consistency, especially up to Sacramento at pick No. 7, but after that the show begins. With workouts happening daily, chatter at its highest possible magnitude and the rumors swirling left and right, it is time for a new addition of the Dime NBA Mock Draft. This time of year prospects are working their hardest, agents are earning their money and teams are doing their utmost diligence to find the future of their franchise. This is how we see it today: Read More »

Smack / Aug 29, 2010 / 1:28 am

Kevin Durant, Team USA hold back Croatian sensation

Kevin Durant

What a difference Kobe and LeBron make. It’s not like Team USA needed any Redeem Team reinforcements on the court during its World Championship opener against Croatia — they blasted ‘em 106-78, light work — but the lack of “star power” was noticeable in other ways. For starters, there was NOBODY in the stands; it looked like a mid-February Minnesota Timberwolves game. Second, well, here’s how Dime’s Austin Burton put it: “I called the nearest sports bar in Washington Heights (a legit place) to ask if they were showing the game. They had no idea what I was talking about. When I got there the bartender let me find ESPN Classic (on the smallest TV they had), and no one seemed interested but me. The re-run of yesterday’s Yankees game got more attention. One waiter said what I think a lot of people feel: ‘When all the big guys dropped out, I didn’t care anymore.'” … Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Aug 28, 2010 / 2:00 pm

USA 106, Croatia 78: World Championship Instant Analysis

Eric Gordon, Dime #28

Why the U.S. won: Talent. It sounds like over-simplifying, but the fact of the matter is that Team USA’s worst player was better than Croatia’s best player. More specifically, the U.S. was hitting their shots (55% FG, 40% 3PA), protecting the ball (7 turnovers), and taking advantage of their depth. Reserve Eric Gordon led the U.S. in scoring with 16 points, and backup Kevin Love had a team-high 10 rebounds. Read More »