TAG: Jaquan Newton

Playground / Aug 29, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Dime Q&A: 8Eye On The Art Of Creating Basketball Mixtapes

Jaime Boyer

Mixtapes, highlight reels and climaxed dunks in the middle of grassroots tournaments have become the newest fascination in a multimedia driven basketball world. Let’s face it, as we are now fully in the “mixtape culture,” videographers give a picture to the visuals certain people can’t get to. It would be foolish to think every basketball aficionado has been to the Goodman League, Game 7 of the NBA Finals, the Drew League or any other event of magnanimous proportions. Read More »

College, High School, NBA, Playground / Aug 14, 2013 / 2:45 pm

Philly Basketball: Where Only The Strong Survive

Kobe Bryant

From Germantown to Cobb’s Creek, Philadelphia’s notorious neighborhoods have always boasted some of America’s most cutthroat and ruthless styles of basketball.

Whether it was historic battles in the ’70s between Eugene Banks and Lewis Lloyd to the most recent scraps with 2013 top recruits Rysheed Jordan (Saint John’s) and Brandon Austin (Providence), the competition is still readily available. Read More »

High School, Playground / Aug 17, 2011 / 11:30 am

Rysheed Jordan Headlines The 2011 All-Chosen League Teams

The Chosen League

As you know, this summer Dime sponsored a team in The Chosen League. While we finished the regular season with an undefeated 5-0 record, we lost last night, 64-61, in a Final Four matchup against Thaddeus Young‘s squad. So before they take on Jrue Holiday‘s team tonight in the championship game, we figured we’d announce the 2011 All-Chosen League Teams. Read More »