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Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / Aug 13, 2013 / 3:15 pm

The 20 NBA Players You Must Follow On Twitter In 2013

Blake Griffin

Social media is at an all-time high among NBA athletes right now. In the last few weeks, we’ve recapped our top players to follow on Instagram, dropped our top “LOL” moments of NBA social media in 2013 and listed our top NBA fashion trendsetters. As more and more pro ballers continue to dominate our social media networks, we’re taking a look at the top 20 NBA players to follow on Twitter. Read More »

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 5:00 pm

The 10 Most Hated Players In The NBA Right Now

Dwight Howard

There are many reasons to have hatred or dislike towards a specific player in the NBA. Some fans just love to hate, whether it’s a star player from a rival team or perhaps you just don’t like the way he comes across. Many of the NBA’s most disliked are hated for the same reason: they come across as arrogant. Others are hated because they play dirty or are consummate actors. Some are hated just because they just know how to win and have the ability to get in your favorite player’s head. The league’s most hated probably have a little of all of the above. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Aug 6, 2013 / 10:15 am

Metta World Peace Releases New Song: “Peace”

Metta World Peace

I can’t say this song is the best thing he’s ever put out, but as a rapper, Metta World Peace is still probably one of the 10 best among NBA players. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 5, 2013 / 12:45 pm

The Top 45 Small Forwards In Fantasy Basketball

LeBron James, Paul Pierce

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 »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / Aug 2, 2013 / 11:00 am

The Top 15 “LOL” Moments Of NBA Social Media In 2013

samuel l. jackson tweet

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 »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 26, 2013 / 4:34 pm

Metta World Peace To Change Name Again When He Joins The Knicks Next Year

(photo. Instagram/theronandmettashow)

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 »

Latest News, NBA, Twitter / Jul 15, 2013 / 4:34 pm

Report: Metta World Peace Goes Home, Signs With The Knicks

Metta World Peace

The Artist Formerly Known as Ron Artest, Metta World Peace, is heading home to New York, reports Yahoo! Sports’ Adrian Wojnarowski. After clearing waivers, Metta has signed a two-year deal worth $3.2 million, according to Woj’s league sources. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 12, 2013 / 10:30 am

The Lakers Officially Amnesty Metta World Peace

Ron Artest

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 »

instagram, Twitter / Jul 10, 2013 / 11:21 pm

Metta World Peace’s Weird Twitter Reaction To Lakers Amnesty News

Metta World Peace

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 »

NBA / Jul 10, 2013 / 12:00 pm

The Best Current NBA Player From Each Of The 50 States

Amar'e Stoudemire

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 »