/ Oct 25, 2013 / 3:45 pm
With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.
Next up, a Pacers team that significantly improved their bench. Read More »
/ Oct 2, 2013 / 3:00 pm
The engine and brains of an NBA starting lineup rest with the point guard — the orchestrator — and the complementary role often belongs to the shooting guard. When the two talents fit, an NBA backcourt is a bad place to get caught up against on either end of the floor.
With the season right around the corner, and after dropping knowledge on the 15 best frontcourts in the NBA, let’s take a look at a few backcourts that will rank at the top of the league. Read More »
While all of America is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime believe that it’s never too early for fantasy basketball draft preparation. Over the next couple weeks, we’ll be breaking down each position into tiers, starting with one of the deepest in today’s game. Read More »
The NBA Playoffs are a show and the players understand that. Roy Hibbert said it best: If you’re going to the podium every night, “You have to be dressed really well.” But even Roy described some of his teammates’ fashion choices as “outlandish.” Unfortunately for some guys, their on-court decision-making does not translate to picking out their pregame and postgame attire. Read More »
Reggie Miller described this block as LeBron James going to the “summit” of the mountain to get to to George Hill‘s fast break sure bucket.
LeBron was able to elevate like this just a few minutes after tweaking his ankle: Read More »
/ Apr 25, 2013 / 12:35 am
Mid-way through the fourth quarter of last night’s Thunder/Rockets game, Oklahoma City was up 15 at one point and for a minute Houston looked like they were just trying to stay in touch. Russell Westbrook (29 points) was slashing to the cup, Serge Ibaka was knocking down mid-range jumpers and Kevin Martin was pump-faking everyone in red to stick wide open threes. It was about to be bad for Houston. But then a crazy mix of James Harden (36 points), Patrick Beverley and Carlos Delfino happened, Read More »
/ Apr 19, 2013 / 4:00 pm
Picture this. It’s the final two minutes of a close game between the New York Knicks and Boston Celtics in this year’s NBA Playoffs. Paul Pierce gets the ball and dribbles to his old reliable spot for an elbow jumper but instead of firing… he passes to Jeff Green in the corner for the shot. Read More »
Usually the combination of “Stephen Curry” and “ankles” makes me want to cringe because of the numerous leg injuries the Golden State guard has suffered just in the past 12 months. Tuesday night he did the breaking with a move on Indiana’s George Hill. Two things can be agreed on here: the hesitation crossover was exceptionally nasty and Hill’s grab for Curry’s ankle to stop his drive was dirty pool. Read More »
Paul George did it all last night against the Chicago Bulls. Points, big shots, in-between-the-legs passes, he did it all, including putting down this two-hand reverse alley-oop dunk from George Hill (and making it look easy in the process):
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/ Dec 15, 2012 / 4:53 am
One of the most entertaining games of the season went down at the Barclays last night — and this was before Red Bull’s Midnight Run Finals took center stage on the floor. Joe Johnson was shipped out of Atlanta this summer and you sensed the Hawks fans just shrugged or celebrated when they got the news. Read More »