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Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Dec 2, 2013 / 1:30 pm

Fantasy Basketball: This Week’s 6 Best Pickups (12.2)

Derrick Williams

Derrick Williams (photo. Instagram.com/dwillvii)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 30, 2013 / 12:30 pm

Stunning Russell Westbrook OT Game-Winner After Curry Duel

Russell Westbrook

In a thrilling game last night between the Dubs and Thunder, Russell Westbrook sank a game-winner with 0.1 seconds left in overtime. Russ usually makes our jaws drop every time he steamrolls through a defense for a hard-charging transition bucket, but it was his timely turnaround jumper from the corner that won it for the Thunder last night in overtime. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Nov 25, 2013 / 9:00 am

Fantasy Basketball: This Week’s 5 Best Pickups (11.25)

Kirk Hinrich

Kirk Hinrich (photo. Converse)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

NBA / Nov 5, 2013 / 4:15 pm

The 20 Best Small-Ball Lineups In The NBA

Carmelo Anthony

Carmelo Anthony, Dime #53

Just a short year ago, we were blessed to watch the USA Men’s basketball team storm into London and pick apart each opponent with a variety of different tactics that emphasized speed and transition defense. Those lineups, at times, were sorely lacking in the height department. We would occasionally find the 6-8 Carmelo Anthony at the center position where he would rebound and “attempt” to guard opposing centers. Read More »

NBA / Oct 24, 2013 / 11:15 am

Why Some Are Overreacting To Golden State’s Fourth Quarter Collapse Against Sacramento

Golden State Warriors

Golden State Warriors (photo. Instagram/hbarnes)

The Golden State Warriors and Sacramento Kings played a feisty game last night that saw a huge collapse down the stretch where Golden State failed to crack double digits in the fourth quarter. With the regular season less than a week away, some feel their crumble in the final period is a portentous harbinger for the regular season. Are they right? Read More »

NBA / Oct 17, 2013 / 4:30 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Golden State Warriors

Stephen Curry (photo. Nicky Woo)

Stephen Curry (photo. Nicky Woo)

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, the ascending Golden State Warriors. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 17, 2013 / 10:40 am

First Look: Kenneth Faried, Jrue Holiday, Harrison Barnes Debut New Commercial

Jrue Holiday

Today Kenneth Faried, Jrue Holiday and Harrison Barnes debuted a new TV commercial — “Quick is Everywhere” — for the recently released adidas Crazy Ghost. This ad will begin airing next week, and features ballers from basically every level showcasing how important quickness is, from your first step to your handle to your defense. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Oct 16, 2013 / 10:45 am

adidas Unveils All-New NBA On-Court Collection

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas Basketball)

Today adidas unveiled their all-new NBA On-Court Collection for the upcoming season, which will outfit players on all 30 NBA teams. Featuring the most innovative performance and on-trend styles, the collection will include some gear that players will wear on game day, such as On-Court Warm-Up Jacket and Pant, Varsity Warm-Up Jacket, Long-Sleeve Shooting Shirt and Short-Sleeve Shooting Shirt. Read More »

NBA / Sep 30, 2013 / 2:45 pm

The 15 Best Frontcourts In The NBA

Tim Duncan

Tim Duncan (photo. Jonathan Mannion)

Frontcourts are the backbone of every successful NBA team. No team has won a championship without a dominant frontcourt since Jordan‘s Bulls, and Dennis Rodman and Scottie Pippen could certainly play a little bit. The point guard craze has taken over the NBA, but when is that last time a team led by a point guard won the championship? You could argue Chauncey Billups with the Pistons in 2004, but other than that you have to go all the way back to Isaiah Thomas and the Bad Boy Pistons in 1990. Read More »

NBA / Sep 30, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The Top 20 Small Forwards In The NBA Right Now

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Nike Basketball)

NBA small forwards usually have that rare combination of skill, size and athleticism that makes them a terror to defend and a spectacle to watch. They must be versatile enough to play against the most agile shooting guards, and strong enough to size up against talented power forwards. So it’s not a surprise that arguably three of the 10 best players in the NBA play the three. Read More »