TAG: Jim Larranaga

College, D-League, We Reminisce / Feb 21, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Lamar Butler Reminisces On George Mason’s Final Four Run

Lamar Butler

Back in 2006, George Mason basketball had perhaps one of the greatest runs in the NCAA Tournament. With all the odds against them, they navigated through the tournament beating teams picked as favorites while at the same time defining a legacy. With not one NBA prospect on the squad, this team embraced the term Cinderella and showed that with the right formula anything is possible. Read More »

Smack / Apr 5, 2013 / 1:27 am

Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook Rip Up a Rival; The Denver Nuggets Suffer a Potentially Disastrous Injury

Kevin Durant

If last night’s Thunder/Spurs game was a preview of the Western Conference Finals, we’d be more than ok with it. The Manu-less Spurs made the trip to OKC and fought valiantly, but still got a whole facefull of Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant buckets. The NBA’s top dynamic duo combined for 52 of the Thunder’s 100 total points in a 100-88 victory. Russ put in 27 (as well as seven boards and seven assists), despite playing 10 minutes less than KD (25, nine boards, six assists) … We’re not going to lie, after Durant dribbled through half the Spurs’ team and then hit San Antonio with a huge dunk, we 100% laughed out loud when TNT was going to commercial showing a replay and Reggie Miller yelled, “Mommmy has some things for daddy to do!” … Read More »

College / Mar 27, 2013 / 11:45 am

5 Reasons Why Miami Will Make The Final Four

Shane Larkin

In what feels like the blink of an eye, we went through (technically) three rounds of the NCAA Tournament. Some separated themselves from the rest, like Florida and Arizona. The Miami Hurricanes should also be added to that list. Read More »

College, NBA / Feb 22, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Chris Bosh Is The Secret Behind The Miami Hurricanes’ Success

Chris Bosh

Miami men’s basketball is undergoing an unprecedented surge this season. Despite possible looming sanctions over the program for the role of its former coaching staff under Frank Haith as part of the larger NCAA investigation into the school, the Hurricanes are No. 2 in the country and a big enough draw that LeBron James and Dwyane Wade have shown up courtside this season in Coral Gables. Read More »