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Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Oct 29, 2013 / 11:00 am

12 Preseason Winners & Losers: Fantasy Basketball

Derrick Rose

Derrick Rose (photo. adidas)

It was hard to take too much from this year’s preseason, but the position battles, first looks at rookies, and injuries made it much more intriguing to the fantasy world. As always, player values were in constant flux. Read on to see whose fantasy game is on the rise, and who left much to be desired during the exhibition season. Read More »

NBA / Oct 4, 2013 / 2:15 pm

10 NBA Players On The Cusp Of Important Contract Years

Derrick Williams

Rudy Gay (photo. Douglas Sonders)

This season, one of the biggest (and soon to be most repetitive) storylines will be the ensuing craziness that occurs when superstars like Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Dirk Nowitzki, and yes, even Chris Bosh can become free agents. Are you ready for another onslaught of media predictions and ESPN headlines like “LeBron wears yellow shirt outside-is Cleveland back in the mix?” or “Kobe says anything is possible” (Side note: if you think for a second that Kobe, if he comes back healthy, isn’t going to use his pending free agency to get exactly what he wants in L.A. then you’re crazy.) or “Bosh pledges eternal loyalty to Big Three; Wade, James tell him that’s REALLY not necessary.” Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 9, 2013 / 1:24 pm

The Top 60 Big Men In Fantasy Basketball

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard (design. Ryan Hurst)

While the whole country is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel 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 top spot belonging to the most sought-after free agent in the summer of 2013. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Apr 29, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Fantasy Basketball: The 2012-13 All NBA Disappointment Team

Steve Nash

Steve Nash (photo. Indochino)

Just because the season is over doesn’t mean Dime won’t be bringing you any fantasy content. We have tons of offseason coverage planned for you, including season awards like this one, NBA Draft and Free Agency Fallouts, and the unveiling of our Fantasy Rankings. Read More »

Smack / Mar 8, 2013 / 3:06 am

Ty Lawson Puts The Pedal Down On The Nuggets Express; Serge Ibaka Quietly Beats The Knicks

Ty Lawson

Ty Lawson (photo. Nike)

No one, it seems, walks into Denver lately and comes out unscathed. The Nuggets are rolling past teams to the point if you go in on the back end of a back-to-back it’s almost an assumed loss and, welp, watch your head that you don’t get dunked on too badly. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 20, 2013 / 5:53 pm

NBA Trade Rumors Roundup: The Top 5 Stories Before The Deadline

Paul Pierce

Paul Pierce, Dime #5

With the NBA’s trade deadline less than 24 hours away from arriving, trade rumors are rampant around the league. Here are the 5 biggest stories we’re tracking. Read More »

NBA / Feb 20, 2013 / 2:30 pm

Among Josh Smith Trade Rumors, His 5 Best Deadline Scenarios

Josh Smith

Josh Smith (photo. adidas)

Atlanta forward Josh Smith is reportedly on the move by 3 p.m. tomorrow’s deadline. After telling him that they would not offer him a maximum contract, Atlanta’s front office is looking to take a page out of Orlando’s book from Dwight Howard, and bring back valuable pieces for their star rather than losing him to free agency. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Feb 20, 2013 / 12:59 pm

NBA Trade Rumors: Oklahoma City Thunder Discussing Kendrick Perkins Deal

Kendrick Perkins

Kendrick Perkins

According to NBA trade rumors, the Phoenix Suns have been one of the most active teams heading into tomorrow’s NBA trade deadline. There have been pieces floating around the internet that they’ve been discussing moving Jermaine O’Neal to the Knicks and Sebastian Telfair to the Raptors.

Today’s biggest rumor though has Phoenix making a push to acquire Kendrick Perkins from the Oklahoma City Thunder as part of a multi-player deal. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Jan 18, 2013 / 11:30 am

NBA Fantasy Risers & Fallers: 1.18

Marcin Gortat

As the first leg of the NBA season has closed, player values have fallen in place. Of course there are some exceptions, like if some of these players just happened to start off ice cold or riding a hot streak. However, by this time statistics have evened out. The early hot streaks dissolve, and the underachievers slowly work their way back into the fantasy hierarchy. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jan 15, 2013 / 10:00 am

Video: Kevin Durant Puts Marcin Gortat On A Poster For His 40th Point

Kevin Durant

Now this, THIS is 40. Kevin Durant‘s 40th point in his 41-point game against Phoenix on Monday night came on an enormous poster dunk of Marcin Gortat, a dunk he flushed only after he faked out Michael Beasley with a hesitation move that might be the best of the season. Read More »