TAG: Kemba Walker

NBA / Oct 15, 2013 / 1:30 pm

5 Reasons To Watch The 2013-14 Charlotte Bobcats

Al Jefferson

Al Jefferson signing his deal with Charlotte (photo. Instagram/charlottebobcats)

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Bobcats team slowly pulling itself up out of the NBA basement. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Oct 15, 2013 / 11:30 am

NBA LIVE 14 Announces Athlete Roster: 6 Players Representing The Future Of The NBA


NBA LIVE 14 (photo. NBA LIVE 14)

With the launch of NBA LIVE 14 coming up next month on next generation consoles, today EA Sports announced a six-man athlete roster for the new game. These six players — cover man Kyrie Irving, as well as Damian Lillard, Ricky Rubio, John Wall, Kemba Walker and Victor Oladipo — represent the future of the NBA and embody the game’s ethos of “Nothing but Next.” Read More »

College / Oct 3, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The 20 Best College Basketball Crossovers

Trey Burke

Trey Burke (photo. Michigan Athletics)

The crossover is such a beautiful thing, especially on the college level. From the shake to simply breaking down your defender, crossovers on the college level tend to get the whole arena involved with the usual ohhs and ahhs as familiar soundtracks. As the college basketball season approaches, here is a look at the top 20 crossovers over the past years that deserve your attention… while defenders on the opposite end of these crossovers needed the attention of the team trainers. Read More »

NBA / Sep 25, 2013 / 12:15 pm

The Top 20 Point Guards In The NBA Right Now

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

Point guard is the most important position in basketball; this player is essentially the coach on the court, or the NBA-version of the quarterback. Just like the quarterback, middle-to-good quality point guards can score a fat contract if they can put together a strong season or two. Read More »

Playground, Video / Aug 22, 2013 / 11:00 am

Kemba Walker Dribbles Through Defender’s Legs & Scores

Kemba Walker

Charlotte’s Kemba Walker came out for the Under Armour Elite 24 midnight run and put on a show, at one point going through a defender’s legs and hitting the Dirk-like one-footed fadeaway. Walker is considered one of the NBA’s 10 best point guards under 25, and if he improves next season the way he did in 2012-2013, it won’t be long before people start mentioning him as a potential All-Star. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 11:51 am

The Top 10 NBA Point Guards Younger Than 25

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook (photo. Instagram/russwest44)

While the position of point guard is considered one of the hardest to learn for players just entering the NBA, there is a coterie of youngsters who have started to dominate the league irrespective of their age. Rather than wait their turn, they’re pushing the Chris Paul‘s and Tony Parker‘s of the league to match their enthusiasm and skill. Read More »

NBA / Aug 1, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The 25 Fastest Players In The NBA

John Wall

John Wall (photo. adidas)

Fast, up-tempo play is what NBA fans love and there are players today that absolutely take their ability to move to the next level. Whether it is outrunning an opponent down the court for an easy bucket or breaking down a defender with quick footwork and dribble moves, speed is a necessary attribute and can help turn a player into an All-Star. Read More »

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

The Top 37 Point Guards In Fantasy Basketball

Russell Westbrook

Russell Westbrook (photo. Rob Hammer)

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 25, 2013 / 2:45 pm

10 NBA Players Ready To Make “The Leap” To Superstar Status

Ricky Rubio

Ricky Rubio (photo. adidas)

Remember when Steph Curry dropped 54 at MSG? Or when Paul George went head-to-head and shot-for-shot with LeBron? How about when James Harden finally made a name for himself as one of the premier players in the league? Those were all moments when great players made “the leap” to star players. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jul 19, 2013 / 1:30 pm

The 2013-14 Head-to-Head Fantasy Basketball Top 50

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (photo. Nike Basketball)

There’s nothing better than beating down a different opponent every week as opposed to the monotony of rotisserie. All of the trash-talking among friends is fun, but the biggest advantage of head-to-head is that there’s no shame in punting a category. That’s why it doesn’t matter when guys like Dwight Howard and Rajon Rondo miss 1,000 free throws, or John Wall and Ricky Rubio clank 1,000 threes. All that ground can be made up elsewhere. Read More »