TAG: Greg Oden

NBA, Video / Oct 28, 2013 / 10:15 am

10 Best Dunks Of The Preseason

Thomas Robinson

From Greg Oden to DeMar DeRozan, here are the 10 best dunks from the games that didn’t count to get you excited for tomorrow night. Read More »

NBA / Oct 23, 2013 / 9:40 pm

Watch Greg Oden Return To The Court & Slam It Home

Greg Oden

In December, it will have been four years since Greg Oden last stepped on an NBA court. That all changed tonight when he checked in during the Pelicans-Heat preseason game. Almost immediately after checking in, Oden cleared out a little space, muscled into the restricted area to receive the pass, and dunked the ball. We are so happy. Read More »

NBA / Oct 1, 2013 / 8:00 pm

Greg Oden & Michael Beasley Are Looking For Different Types Of Redemption In Miami

Michael Beasley

Everybody likes a comeback story, especially if that story involves someone that has been brought down from a place of esteemed height at one point. What people also like is a story of positive transformation. That brings us to the Miami Heat’s two biggest offseason acquisitions, Greg Oden and Michael Beasley. Read More »

NBA / Sep 24, 2013 / 2:30 pm

14 Nicknames Miami Heat Players Should Use On Their Jerseys

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

Leave it to the NBA to continue to find ways to draw interest in its product, even if the interest being brought is mixed with negative and positive reactions.

It was brought down from the NBA offices Monday night that the league will be giving the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets jerseys with the player’s nickname — instead of the last name — on the back. It’s not a permanent dealing, as it will only be used in certain games. Read More »

NBA / Aug 28, 2013 / 1:15 pm

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

Derrick Rose

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

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

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 »