TAG: Jameer Nelson

NBA, Video / Apr 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 30 Greatest Ankle-Breakers In NBA History

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson (photo. Reebok)

In the game of basketball there is nothing like witnessing an ankle-breaker. Dunks are cool, but there is something about watching a defender surrender to gravity and falling on the court after a vicious crossover. Whether you fight it to this day, we have all been victims. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Jan 16, 2014 / 4:30 pm

GIF: Jameer Nelson Fined $15K For “Obscene Gesture”

Jameer Nelson

Wednesday night’s triple overtime thriller in Orlando featured a bevy of big shots, namely Glen Davis and Mike Dunleavy‘s game-tying three-pointers to foce the second and third overtimes, respectively. But in order for the game to get to the first extra session, Jameer Nelson had to knock down a huge jumper from the left wing. But his celebration after the big shot led to a $15K fine today by the NBA. Read More »

College / Jan 14, 2014 / 12:00 pm

The 10 Best College Teams Of The Past Decade

Derrick Rose

The best college basketball teams of the decade is a debate that can take forever to hash out, depending on how you define best. When people think of best their first thought is probably always going to be championships. Although that is a great indicator, should that be the only measuring stick to judge the quality of a team and the lasting impression it left on a decade? Read More »

NBA, Video / Dec 10, 2013 / 1:45 pm

Iman Shumpert & The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks From Last Week

Iman Shumpert

Counting down from 10 to one, it’s the NBA’s best dunks of the week, plus another day or two, since November 29. Among those featured include the usual theatrics of the Miami Heat’s All-Star duo, a pair of reverse slams, and a top four that’s complete with nothing but devastating posterizations. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jul 29, 2013 / 2:30 pm

The Top 37 Point Guards In Fantasy Basketball

Russell Westbrook

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 »

NBA / Jul 5, 2013 / 11:00 am

Ryan Anderson Is The Not-So-Secret Weapon Of The New-Look Pelicans

Ryan Anderson

Over 17 points and six rebounds a game… and nearly 40 percent from three-point range. That’s not your typical power forward stat line. But then again, Ryan Anderson isn’t your typical big man. He puts in threes more than he posts up. His foot speed is quicker than it should be at 6-10 and 240 pounds. Read More »

Smack / Mar 11, 2013 / 3:38 am

DeAndre Jordan Throws Down The Dunk Of The Year; Miami Figures Out The Pacers

DeAndre Jordan

While there were bigger games, there was no bigger moment Sunday than DeAndre Jordan‘s dunk over Brandon Knight. Yeah, we’re going to lead with this from the Clippers’ 129-97 destruction of the Pistons in L.A. because it’s the one thing everyone is talking about from Sunday, from your hoophead friend to your grandma. Read More »

NBA / Jan 30, 2013 / 3:00 pm

After Breaking Records, All Eyes Are Still On Jameer Nelson

Jameer Nelson

Bold capital letters displaying Tupac‘s “All Eyes On Me” stretch across the top of Jameer Nelson‘s back, slightly grazing his shoulders and the bottom of his neck. It’s been there since he was a junior at Saint Joseph’s. You can’t see the ink under his Orlando pinstriped jersey, but he has always felt the criticism of others whenever he comes down the court, breaking his defender off and getting to the rim. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jan 7, 2013 / 11:30 am

Fantasy Basketball: Buy Low, Sell High (1.07)

Kyle Lowry

BUY LOW Kyle Lowry Kyle Lowry lost his starting role after returning from injury, but even off the bench he has plenty of fantasy relevance. In five games manning the second unit, he’s putting up 13.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 1.8 treys and 1.4 steals, which is basically starter’s stats anyway. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Nov 30, 2012 / 11:30 am

NBA Fantasy Risers & Fallers: 11.30

Kevin Love

As the first month of the NBA season comes to a close, player values are starting to fall in place. Of course there are some exceptions, like if some of these players just happened to start off ice cold or riding a hot streak. However, by this time statistics begin to even out. The early hot streaks dissolve, and the underachievers slowly work their way back into the fantasy hierarchy. Read More »