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NBA / Oct 18, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Fully Healthy, Wilson Chandler Wants Playoffs & Sixth Man Award

Wilson Chandler

The effects of serious injuries on professional athletes are rippling. Weakness or surgery inevitably means time away from training, practice, and games that often lets related parts of the body atrophy. But when players begin rehabilitation or even return to the playing field, it’s easy to concentrate solely on the specific injury as opposed to connected areas that were also affected by trauma related to it or simply a period of rest to which they’re unaccustomed. Health maladies are rarely a one-off. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 30, 2014 / 1:00 pm

Report: Nets Considering Hollins, Jackson, Karl, Messina To Replace Kidd

Lionel Hollins

The Brooklyn Nets have some of coaching’s biggest names lined up to replace Jason Kidd. According reports, Mikhail Prokhorov and company will likely choose from a group of distinguished coaches highlighted by Lionel Hollins and Mark Jackson. Read More »

NBA / Jun 12, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Road To Recovery: Nuggets Forward Danilo Gallinari

Danilo Gallinari

Maybe you forgot about them, or simply blocked their injury from your mind — convinced they were never on your team anyway. Perhaps you’ve eagerly awaited updates about their return to the hardwood, but we doubt it. When an NBA player goes down with a serious injury most fans figure he’ll never return to form, or he’ll be out of the league soon. We’re not most fans. Welcome to the first edition of the “Road to Recovery,” where we spotlight those players working their butts off to return to the court. Read More »

instagram / Apr 2, 2014 / 11:30 am

George Karl’s Favorite Rapper Is Gucci Mane

George Karl

He was last season’s Coach of the Year, but George Karl didn’t get much of a chance to revel in his win as he was let go by the Nuggets in the offseason. Like many waylaid former coaches, Karl joined ESPN as an analyst, and yesterday he shared his three favorite rappers as part of an ESPN segment about DeMarcus Cousins‘ premature April Fools Day joke. The results, speak for themselves. Read More »

NBA / Jun 26, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Doc Rivers’ Top 5 Potential Replacements In Boston

Doc Rivers

The Doc Rivers saga in Boston has finally come to an end after talks between the Celtics and Clippers were revived four times over the past week. Doc is the first domino to fall for the Cs in what looks to be one of the organization’s busiest offseasons in a long time. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 24, 2013 / 10:22 pm

NBA News: Denver Nuggets Hire Brian Shaw As Head Coach

brian shaw

After almost 10 years as an NBA assistant coach – and being passed over for head coaching gigs more than once – Brian Shaw is officially a top guy. Earlier tonight, the Denver Nuggets hired Shaw to replace reigning NBA COY George Karl. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 6, 2013 / 11:23 am

NBA Breaking News: Denver Nuggets Part Ways With George Karl

George Karl

It’s been reported all over the place over the last week that George Karl was “unsettled” by the departure of Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to the Toronto Raptors, to the point where Karl’s name was suddenly attached to teams like the Clippers.

Word just broke that Karl – the reigning NBA Coach of the Year – and the team have parted ways. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 8, 2013 / 1:50 pm

George Karl Is This Season’s NBA Coach Of The Year

George Karl

Stephen Curry might’ve stolen Denver’s thunder in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs, but that still can’t take away what George Karl and the Nuggets did this season. For that, the NBA has named Karl this season’s Coach of the Year. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 16, 2013 / 11:30 am

George Karl Says Andre Miller Should Be Considered for the NBA All-Star Game

Andre Miller

Does this headline seem a little familiar to you? A little déjà vu? It’s because less than two weeks ago George Karl called Andre Miller one of the best point guards of all time. He clarified the statement by saying he looked at Miller as a traditional lead guard, a player who did all the small things, never took stuff off the table and was always a team-first guy. Read More »

NBA / Jan 15, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Andre Iguodala Talks Olympics, The Nuggets And His Favorite Matchup In The NBA

Andre Iguodala

Andre Iguodala was enjoying “probably the best time” he’s ever had playing basketball this summer with Team USA when he was traded by Philadelphia to Denver. Just as the medal round was about to begin in London, he was thinking about arriving in the Mile High city seven time zones away. Read More »