TAG: Greg Oden

NBA / Aug 28, 2013 / 1:15 pm

The NBA’s 10 Most Intriguing Injury Comebacks To Watch Next Season

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

The amount of stars the NBA lost last season due to injury could fill an All-Star Game roster. If the names were put on paper, it would indeed be longer than Pippen‘s arms… to borrow a quote from Jay-Z.

Fans were lucky to enjoy a great season full of drama, but what ifs loom in the shadows of the minds of fans whose teams were affected by serious injuries. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Smack / Aug 23, 2013 / 12:50 pm

LeBron James Can Train On An Anti-Gravity Treadmill Too

LeBron James

Despite today being Kobe Bryant‘s birthday, LeBron James posted a familiar looking IG video that shows him copying the Mamba by running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 9, 2013 / 1:24 pm

The Top 60 Big Men In Fantasy Basketball

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard (design. Ryan Hurst)

While the whole country is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel it’s never too early for fantasy basketball draft preparation. We’re in the process of breaking down each position into tiers, continuing in this post with the top spot belonging to the most sought-after free agent in the summer of 2013. Read More »

NBA / Aug 9, 2013 / 11:45 am

Why Blazers Fans Should be Happy for Greg Oden

Greg Oden

Greg Oden (photo. Instagram/miamiheat)

It was a big day for Greg Oden when the Miami Heat announced last week he’d be joining their squad to help them chase a third-straight NBA title. But for Blazers fans it was a cauldron of emotions as their former No. 1 overall draft pick and franchise savior was healthy and back in the league, just not playing for them. Here’s why Blazers fans should be happy for their former center, rather than bitter about the past. Read More »

NBA / Aug 7, 2013 / 1:45 pm

The 30 Best NBA Careers Ruined By Injury

Tracy McGrady

The NBA sees a lot of talent come in and out at a rapid pace. Some players make it and become legends, but others are not as fortunate. Throughout the history of the league, there have been players that have an unlimited amount of skill and potential, but constant injuries slow them down. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, Latest News, NBA / Aug 3, 2013 / 11:02 am

Pat Riley Is The Real King: Greg Oden Signs With Miami Heat For League Minimum Two-Year Deal

Greg Oden

Pat Riley is the Dark Lord of NBA executives. Last night we found out Greg Oden would be taking his wobbly knees to South Beach to join the back-to-back champion Miami Heat for a two-year deal, with a player option for the second year, ESPN’s Jeff Goodman first reported via Twitter. Perhaps what’s more incredible is he signed for the league minimum despite better offers from multiple clubs. Read More »

2013 Free Agency, NBA / Jul 30, 2013 / 1:04 pm

Where The Top Remaining Free Agents Will Go: Brandon Jennings, Nikola Pekovic & Greg Oden

Greg Oden

Greg Oden

The NBA’s free agency period is winding down, but there are three players whose future is still up in the air: Brandon Jennings, a restricted free agent with Milwaukee; Nikola Pekovic, the same status as Jennings with Minnesota; and Greg Oden, who hasn’t played in the NBA since fracturing his left patella in December of 2009, and who is now an unrestricted free agent. One Eastern Conference player is wondering where they’re headed, and so are we. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jul 26, 2013 / 2:15 pm

Derrick Rose’s Top 15 Poster Dunks

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

The Internet nearly blew up earlier this week when we posted video of Derrick Rose pulling off a recent through-the-legs dunk. Yeah, no one really cared that the hoop was like eight feet high. We were just happy to see CHI’s finest back to doing what he does best. Read More »

Free Agency, NBA / Jul 15, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Who Will Greg Oden Help More: Miami or San Antonio?

Greg Oden

Greg Oden (photo. Scott Spychalski)

Recently, sources tell Marc Stein of ESPN that the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs are the frontrunners for the 2007 no. 1 overall pick, Greg Oden. Oden is said to be going to Vegas to meet with officials for the Pelicans, Kings and Mavericks, all of whom are trying to join Miami and San Antonio on Oden’s list of possible destinations. But which of the two frontrunners for his services need him the most? Read More »

NBA / Jul 5, 2013 / 3:15 pm

5 Of The Craziest “What If?” NBA Scenarios Of The Last 6 Years

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

Living in a world where you get to switch the order around would be pretty cool. You get to sit in the control room and pick and choose an event that might slightly alter your path or completely misalign it, causing your future to have a completely different look. Each and every choice has its own consequence and NBA general managers wish they had the power of hindsight to see the consequences of the moves they make. Read More »