While all of America is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel that 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 spot that starts with the game’s two best players. Read More »
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Social media has taken over the game — literally. If you’re not front row and center watching your favorite team play, Twitter, Instagram and Vine have you covered.
While outrageous tweets occur as an NBA athlete watches interleague competition in the luxury of their own home, some of the funniest social media instances happen when athletes showcase their human side and some of their extra-curricular activities on our newsfeeds. In light of the animated personalities of the NBA’s brightest stars, we take a look at 15 of the funniest off-court social media moments of 2013. Read More »
The artist formerly known as Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, is at it again, but this time he’s not making it legal. Unlike the baffling name change from Ron Artest to Metta World Peace that was legally made official in September of 2011, Metta will not be going through the rigamarole of changing his moniker in the eyes of the law. He’s still changing his name for the second time, though, according to a recent interview with ClevverNews. Read More »
The Lakers have officially amnestied Metta World Peace, according to ESPN. The move means the team is getting approximately $14 million in savings this season. Even with Kobe Bryant doing what he could do, tweeting that the team should keep Queensbridge around for one more run at a ring, MWP is now free to sign with other teams once he clears waivers. Read More »
Metta Wold Peace is about as lovable a Laker as you’ll find on this Lakers roster, but despite only making $7.7 million next season, his contract would increase the Lakers’ luxury tax payments to over $22 million, reports Eric Pincus at the Los Angeles Times. That inflated sum, after the NBA revealed it’s salary cap and luxury tax lines, is why they’ll probably amnesty him sometime this week. Metta had a typically meta reaction to the news on Twitter. Read More »
We all have a hometown. Whether you loved it or couldn’t wait to leave it, it’s a part of who you are. There’s something about your hometown that just sticks with you, whether it’s the people you meet, the lessons you learn, or the sheer pride you might have for it. Read More »
Maybe one of the (many) reasons that Metta World Peace had been soooo out of the loop on the Dwight Howard saga was because his days in a Lakers uni were numbered. Read More »
Remember when Metta World Peace proclaimed that he would physically prevent Dwight Howard from leaving the Lakers? He did not do a very good job … to the point where he didn’t even know that Dwight had decided to become a Rocket.
Check out this TMZ video of Metta and his girl getting ambushed on the street with the Dwight news: Read More »