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NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Hip-Hop Songs To Match 10 NBA Players

Dwyane Wade

The basketball culture expands further than the court, the players and their appearance. Music and basketball have also had their influence on each other through the years. As I scrounged the NBA this year, studying players and their style of play, I also happened to be listening to music. It’s simple, an easy comparison. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Oct 16, 2013 / 10:15 am

Jeff Green Unleashes The Best Dunk Of The Preseason

Jeff Green

Kevin Garnett might love Reggie Evans unconditionally, but not even the support of a future Hall of Famer could’ve stopped the rebounding machine from getting dunked on last night. It wasn’t just a dunk, either. Jeff Green, who’s probably the most underrated high-flyer in the league, served up a facial that is easily the best dunk we’ve seen in the preseason. Read More »

NBA / Sep 30, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The Top 20 Small Forwards In The NBA Right Now

LeBron James

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 »

NBA, Video / Aug 30, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The NBA’s 30 Best Dunkers

Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan

Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan (photo. Rob Hammer)

Nothing gets us going in the Dime offices like a good ol’ fashioned debate, and the best debates are the ones that get heated. Trying to rate the best dunkers in the league is unanimously impossible. Do you want style? Force? Does a big man get points taken away? If a player is an epic dunker in warmups, does that count?

Back in the day, we had Vince Carter and there was no denying what type of dunker he was. But in the current NBA, outside of perhaps one or two guys, you could make a case for anyone. Read More »

instagram / Aug 11, 2013 / 5:13 pm

Best of NBA Instagram: Kevin Durant, Chris Paul & Jeff Green At Jay-Z & Justin Timberlake Show

Kevin Durant, Jeff Green, Chris Paul (photo. Instagram/blackassassin10)

The Fortune 500 emcee from Brooklyn’s Marcy Projects, Jay-Z — with opening act Justin Timberlake — rocked Fenway Park in Boston last night, and a few NBA players from different teams took in the show together. The Celtics’ Jeff Green, his former Thunder teammate Kevin Durant, and Clippers point God Chris Paul all got together at the sold out show, and Instagram has the pics. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 5, 2013 / 12:45 pm

The Top 45 Small Forwards In Fantasy Basketball

LeBron James, Paul Pierce

While all of America is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel that 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 spot that starts with the game’s two best players. Read More »

Video Games / Jul 26, 2013 / 11:45 am

20 NBA Players Whose Rating Should Improve In NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14

Every fall, 2K Sports blesses hoop fans across the country with their release of the latest NBA 2K video game. As anticipation builds, gamers are anxious to find out where their favorite players rank in the game’s newest version. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jul 2, 2013 / 11:45 am

Your Fantasy Basketball Guide To The NBA Offseason

Brook Lopez

It felt like free agency started on draft night, thanks to the blockbuster deal between the Celtics and Nets. Then came the Knicks, who of course couldn’t be outdone (or outspent) by their in-city rival. Now with rumors swirling that David Lee has been put on the trade block, it looks like the madness will continue. Before we get started on who might sign where, lets take a look at the players switching cities by virtue of trade. Read More »

NBA / May 20, 2013 / 2:30 pm

How To Fix The Celtics: Trade Paul Pierce & Reunite H.S. Teammates Rajon Rondo, Josh Smith

Paul Pierce

With only four teams remaining in the NBA Playoffs, it means a few “contenders” have already been eliminated from title contention. The offseason is the time for these teams to retool to prepare for deeper runs next season. The Boston Celtics are one of the most storied and celebrated franchises in NBA history. Read More »

NBA / May 2, 2013 / 4:30 pm

Dear New York: The Boston Celtics Aren’t Planning On Attending Their Own Funeral

Jeff Green

“You can write the obituary; I’m not.” Even after losing star point guard Rajon Rondo to a torn ACL earlier this season, Doc Rivers wasn’t ready to die. He made sure the Celtics weren’t either. Apparently, the Knicks missed the memo. Read More »