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NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Five Bold Predictions For The 2014 NBA Draft

Joel Embiid, Andrew Wiggins

Buckle up NBA fans, the 2014 NBA Draft is expected to be one hell of a ride. If you live for the mock drafts and offseason trade rumors, then forget Christmas – this is your favorite time of the year.

It seems like every day leading up to the draft there has been a change in who will go number one to the Cleveland Cavaliers, while new trade rumors have popped up across Twitter timelines by the second. With just hours left until the fortune and fame of the NBA turns the lives of sixty young men upside down, we attempt to put a finger on just how tomorrow night might play out in Brooklyn. These are Dime’s five predictions for the 2014 NBA Draft. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / Jun 21, 2014 / 8:50 pm

5 Prospects Boston Should Take In NBA Draft

Danny Ainge, Brad Stevens

Leading up to the 2014 NBA Draft – in the stretch run now — we are going to preview each team in the lottery for their needs. Taking a look at each team’s individual strengths, weaknesses, roster, and what prospects would fit in with their current and future plans. Read More »

Smack / Jun 20, 2014 / 8:00 pm

Rondo Says LeBron Should Have Doubts About Heat

LeBron James, Rajon Rondo

Though he played just 33 games in 2013-2014, his team didn’t make the playoffs, and he’s not a free agent, Rajon Rondo keeps making headlines. After recently appearing on “Good Morning America” and catching a Red Sox game at Fenway Park with Kevin Love, he continued his offseason publicity tour on Thursday as a guest on ESPN’s “Numbers Never Lie.” Anything but boring, Rondo made headlines on the show by suggesting that LeBron James should leave the Miami Heat in free agency. Read More »

2014 Free Agency / Jun 17, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Boston Celtics Could Be Frontrunners In Kevin Love Trade Sweepstakes

Kevin Love

The games might be done with, but the NBA season is never over. As league followers continue to bask in the brilliance of the 2014 champion San Antonio Spurs, front offices are well into the process of building their teams through the draft and free agency. The epicenter of all the coming player movement is Kevin Love, who has made his intentions to opt-out of his contract and leave the Minnesota Timberwolves after this season abundantly clear. Though there are multiple teams that seem like realistic destinations for Love, ESPN’s Chad Ford reports that the Boston Celtics might have emerged as frontrunners. Read More »

NBA / Jun 5, 2014 / 11:30 am

Report: The Bulls Made An Offer For Kevin Love

Ricky Rubio, Kevin Love

Kevin Love made a lot of noise this past weekend when he visited Boston and was seen with Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo. The Celtics have some pieces which could be intriguing in any potential trade offer, but according to reports, the Bulls have already made an offer of their own to the Timberwolves. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 3, 2014 / 2:15 pm

Are The Celtics A Viable Destination For Kevin Love?

Kevin Love

Kevin Love visited Boston over the weekend, fueling rumors that the Celtics might be a preferred destination for the Timberwolves superstar. We decided to take a look at whether the Celtics are a viable trade partner for Love, and where this leaves the franchises involved long-term. Read More »

instagram, Twitter / Jun 2, 2014 / 9:30 am

Following Kevin Love’s Weekend Journey To Boston

Kevin Love, Boston Celtics

According to multiple sources, All-Star forward Kevin Love was in Boston this past weekend to check out the city and “see what it’s like.” After “never really [spending] that much time” in the city, Love’s impromptu trip has been the main topic of conversation in Beantown, creating a whirlwind of speculation over the last 72 hours after speculation around the NBA about his possible future in the capital of the commonwealth. Read More »

NBA / May 22, 2014 / 4:15 pm

The 5 Most Likely Trades For Kevin Love

Kris Humphries, Kevin Love

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past week, you’ve probably heard three-time NBA All-Star Kevin Love is planning on opting out of his contract in Minnesota next summer. It’s no surprise the 25-year old superstar now seeks greener pastures after his club has failed to reach the postseason in all of his six seasons. Love’s 26.1 points and 12.3 rebounds per game last season make him arguably a top-10 player in the Association and certainly a key ingredient for becoming an NBA contender. Read More »

Latest News / May 19, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The Celtics Emerge As Candidates For Kevin Love

Kevin Love

As we reported yesterday, Kevin Love has informed the Minnesota Timberwolves he does not plan on signing an extension with the team and will test free agency next season. There are many suitors lining up for the 26-year-old power forward, and it appears the Boston Celtics have emerged as a potential landing place for Love. Read More »

We Reminisce / May 19, 2014 / 1:30 pm

We Reminisce: LeBron James & Paul Pierce’s Game 7 Duel

Paul Pierce, LeBron James

It seems like a good time to look back on May 18, 2008, the day the Cleveland Cavaliers and Boston Celtics faced off in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. It was a classic duel between LeBron James and Paul Pierce, and the start of playoff rivalry already soaked in a mutual regular season animosity. Read More »