TAG: Jim Rome

Video / Mar 11, 2014 / 11:30 am

The 10 Most Awkward NBA Interviews

Russell Westbrook

NBA players are known to provide highlights on the hardwood, but some of the entertainment slips behind the scenes as well. In light of Ken Griffey Jr.‘s painfully uncomfortable interview on SportsCenter last week, Dime has counted down the ten most awkward NBA interviews. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Nov 14, 2013 / 1:20 pm

Kobe Bryant On Tanking: “I Don’t Even Know What That Word Means”

Kobe Bryant on Rome

A still-recovering Kobe Bryant got on a satellite connection with Jim Rome this week from the Lakers’ practice facility in El Segundo, California. Bryant answered Rome’s trademark usual question on his rehabilitation from the Achilles’ tendon tear, and jokingly pretended not to know what tanking meant. Read More »

Smack / Jun 14, 2012 / 12:00 am

David Stern Runs His Mouth; An Inside Look At The Dream Team

2012 NBA Finals

Not much has changed in the 24 hours since Kevin Durant pulled out the baby powder on LeBron and Miami in the fourth quarter of Game 1… you know, other than the fact that everyone is writing the Heat off already and crowning KD as the greatest thing ever. Since that 17-point fourth quarter in his first ever NBA Finals game, Durant is now a 6-11 Kobe, the future all-time leading scorer and the greatest thing anyone in professional basketball has seen since Hot Sauce. We all need to calm down. While that’s all possible true, and OKC is looking like prohibitive favorites to walk away with rings this year, all Miami has to do is steal Game 2 and they’re in the driver’s seat with three straight home games. Read More »