TAG: Kyrie Irving

Latest News / Jun 30, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Report: Cavs Officials Fly To NJ To Offer Irving Max

Kyrie Irving

Before making their free agency pitch to LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers are taking care of other matters. According to reports, Cleveland representatives will fly to New Jersey today to present star guard Kyrie Irving a maximum-level contract offer. Read More »

NBA Draft, Smack / Jun 23, 2014 / 1:45 pm

Report: Jabari Parker Tanked Cavs Workout Because He Prefers Bucks

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

This keeps becoming more muddled as we inch closer to Thursday’s NBA Draft. In ESPN’s latest mock draft, Chad Ford reports that Jabari Parker purposefully underperformed during his Cavs workout because he prefers to play for the Bucks, who hold the No. 2 pick. Read More »

NBA Draft / Jun 23, 2014 / 11:00 am

Report: Cavs Now Looking Towards Wiggins For No. 1

Andrew Wiggins

It’s draft week, so the rumor mill is in full swing. We’ve already heard the Cavs didn’t like, then liked Joel Embiid before a stress fracture knocked him out of contention for the No. 1 spot. Then Duke freshman Jabari Parker was supposed to go No. 1. Now it seems a workout on Friday by Parker has elevated Andrew Wiggins to the top spot. Let’s sort through the madness. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 8, 2014 / 3:00 pm

Report: Cavs Will Offer Kyrie Irving Max Extension

Kyrie Irving

Reports surfaced the Cleveland Cavaliers were thinking of bucking the conventional wisdom by not offering two-time all-star Kyrie Irving a maximum extension this summer. It appears those rumors were false. Read More »

NBA / Jun 4, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The Next Wave Of The 15 Most Marketable NBA Stars

Damian Lillard

As the NBA continues to grow globally; companies in the international markets have reached out to some of the game’s youngest, brightest and biggest stars to promote their products across the world. Even if it means paying a hefty price to lock down a potential superstar, NBA personalities have become some of the biggest brands in the world. In the age of social media, the culture has changed and fans are following their favorite players more closely than ever. Read More »

Latest News / May 26, 2014 / 1:16 pm

Report: Cavs May Not Offer Max Extension To Kyrie Irving This Summer

Kyrie Irving

The Cavs missed the playoffs again during a 2013-14 season that was supposed to be their last in the lottery. It’s a good thing they underperformed, though, because — despite just a 2.7 percent change — they lucked into the No. 1 pick for the third time in four years. Now comes word they may not offer a max extension to all-star, Kyrie Irving, despite being one of the best point guards in the game. Read More »

NBA / May 2, 2014 / 3:30 pm

10 Players That Suffer From Michael Jordan Syndrome

Russell Westbrook

Michael Jordan played in two of the greatest basketball eras in NBA history and left his mark on the game through his will and attempt to win every game he ever played. If you did not know already, MJ has a competitive drive that is not comparable to any human being. I am talking about a guy that made it to the greatest honor of being inducted into the Hall of Fame and still dwelled upon not being able to play. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: The NBA’s 10 Best Crossovers This Season

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (Evan Habeeb/USA TODAY Sports)

You have to admit Dime has good timing. Only hours after we recently posted the 30 greatest ankle-breakers in league history, Andre Iguodala set Twitter aflame with his season-defining move on Denver’s Quincy Miller. Read More »

NBA / Apr 11, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Why The Knicks Are Better Off If Carmelo Leaves

Carmelo Anthony

The New York Knicks have been the most disappointing team in the NBA this year, sitting in ninth place in the Eastern Conference at 33-45. Last season the Knicks finished second in the East, winning 54 games and reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals before falling to Indiana. However, a lot has changed in one season. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 10, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 30 Greatest Ankle-Breakers In NBA History

Allen Iverson

Allen Iverson (photo. Reebok)

In the game of basketball there is nothing like witnessing an ankle-breaker. Dunks are cool, but there is something about watching a defender surrender to gravity and falling on the court after a vicious crossover. Whether you fight it to this day, we have all been victims. Read More »