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Style - Kicks and Gear / Nov 6, 2014 / 9:30 pm

Celtics, adidas Eschew Tradition With “Parquet Pride” Alternate Uniforms

Marcus Smart

The basic font. The subtle detail. The green and white. The history. There may not be a more perfect uniform in all of basketball than the Boston Celtics’ classics, which makes the design of their “Parquet Pride” alternate uniforms all the more vexing. Read More »

NBA / Nov 4, 2014 / 10:30 am

Marcus Smart’s Superb Behind-The-Back Dime, HAM Put-back & Ugly Flop

Chandler Parsons, Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart

Boston’s backup point guard and Rajon Rondo-in-training, Marcus Smart, showed why he’s such a valuable player despite a shooting stroke that’s far from elite. During Boston’s hard-fought 118-113 loss to the Mavs last night, Smart was embroiled in a number of plays that showcased what makes him so special; although, he also flopped pretty badly on one of them. Read More »

GIFs / Oct 16, 2014 / 2:45 pm

GIF: Marcus Smart Gets Steal, Dives To Save Loose Ball, Hits Clutch Three

Marcus Smart

The Boston Celtics will surely be pleased should Marcus Smart make just the defensive knack and all-out hustle he showed on this sequence from last night’s exhibition against the Toronto Raptors commonplace this season. If Smart can consistently knock down three-pointers with ease his rookie year, though, Brad Stevens and company might have an immediate, two-way impact player on their hands. Read More »

NBA / Aug 28, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Dime Q&A: Marcus Smart On Team USA Minicamp, Becoming A Respected Shooter & More

Marcus Smart

Marcus Smart has had a busier summer than most 20 year-olds. Aside from NBA Summer League and the rookie photo shoot, this year’s No. 6 pick has already had the chance to compete against some of the best players in the NBA as a member of the Team USA Select Team. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 24, 2014 / 12:30 pm

Bold Predictions For The 2014-2015 Rookie Class

NBA Draft

The NBA draft has come and gone, and those that were selected are now ready to embark on a journey they have waited for their entire lives. The class of 2014 was a very deep, and only time will tell how special it will ultimately be. Which rookies will show out in their first season? Which will fade cound could be bound for Europe? With the draft behind us and regular season rapidly approaching, it’s time for some bold predictions for the 2014-15 rookie class. Read More »

NBA / Jul 8, 2014 / 3:45 pm

Most Disappointing Performers From Day 3 Of Orlando Summer League

Marcus Smart

While we already gave you the best performers from Day 2 and Day 3 of the Orlando Summer League, not every player and team can compete exceptionally well during every game. They miss shots, make errant passes and sometimes just struggle. Read More »

2014 Free Agency, Latest News / Jul 1, 2014 / 10:30 am

Report: Celtics Were Isaiah Thomas’ First Contact

Isaiah Thomas

In a bit of a surprise, the Boston Celtics were the first team to contact restricted free agent point guard Isaiah Thomas last night. In an offseason where they’ve been linked to the Kevin Love trade rumors and have also considered trading Rajon Rondo, we still have no idea which way general manager Danny Ainge is leaning towards as far as his rebuilding plan goes. Read More »

College, D-League, NBA Draft / Jun 27, 2014 / 11:45 am

The 5 Biggest Winners In The 2014 NBA Draft

Adam Silver, Dante Exum

The 2014 NBA Draft has come and gone. There were cheers, tears, surprises and more flashy suits than you can count on one hand. Most importantly, however, Thursday night served as a key stepping stone for the league’s 30 teams as they attempted to improve their rosters and take the next step up in the NBA’s hierarchy. It was also an opportunity to showcase where this future talent comes from and share origin stories that can only warm the heart. Read More »

NBA / Jun 26, 2014 / 9:35 pm

Marcus Smart Not Bothered By Rondo Overlap

Marcus Smart

The Celtics took Marcus Smart with the sixth pick in the 2014 NBA Draft and now we’re left wondering whether it’s an overt sign Danny Ainge is delving deeper into a rebuild. If so, how will the competitive Rajon Rondo react to the selection of another point guard? Read More »

Mock Draft, NBA Draft / Jun 26, 2014 / 5:00 pm

Dime Mock Draft 6.0: The Final Edition

Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker

This marks the last mock before the 2014 NBA Draft begins tonight. While there continues to be a ton of activity, even at the front of the draft, these are the best guesses as to the order each player will be selected and which team will acquire them. Based off all the chatter so far, we’re bound to see some huge changes before it’s all said and done, though. Read More »