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NBA / May 24, 2014 / 3:00 pm

The Dime Position Guide: 2nd Edition

Dwight Howard

Every few years, Dime presents a guide to help you understand the basketball positions. Are you new to the game? Confused as to which position to play? We’re here to help! Read More »

NBA / May 16, 2014 / 4:15 pm

The 10 Best Individual Performances In NBA Playoff History

LeBron James

Did you see Kevin Durant last night? If you didn’t, go back and watch the tape. Legend status. In one of the biggest games of his career, the MVP overcame a slow start to post one of those statlines (39 points, 16 rebounds, five assists, five three-pointers and two blocks) you can’t turn away from. Yet as great as KD was, that performance probably doesn’t come close to the best we’ve ever seen. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 13, 2014 / 4:31 pm

The 15 Worst Playoff Collapses In NBA History

Paul Pierce

Why do we watch? If the NBA were predictable, it would simply be boring. Yet, as we all know just from this postseason alone, expect the unexpected. The Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington Wizards each blew double-digit second-half leads to their opponents this weekend, allowing the Los Angeles Clippers and Indiana Pacers to either tie the series or take a commanding series lead. Read More »

Video / May 9, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Kobe Bryant Talks Lakers Coach, Sterling, MJ & Phil Jackson With Jimmy Kimmel

Kobe Bryant, Jimmy Kimmel

Kobe Bryant stopped by “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday night in the midst of a complicated offseason where the Lakers are looking for a new coach. He talked about having input on that process, exchanging some light-hearted smack with Michael Jordan — as embellished a tad by Phil Jackson during his promotional and his thoughts concerning Donald Sterling when Mamba debated signing with the Clippers in 2004. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 6, 2014 / 4:45 pm

10 Best Series-Ending Shots In NBA Playoff History

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Craig Mitchelldyer/USA TODAY Sports)

Damian Lillard’s epic buzzer-beating three-pointer from Friday night’s victory will forever be engrained in the minds of basketball fans. Now, simply referred to as “The Shot” around Portland and across the NBA, Lillard’s clutch trey defeated the Houston Rockets in Game 6 and sent them on summer vacation. It also inspired us to take a look back not only at the best buzzer-beating, series-ending shots, but also reminiscing on simply the ten best series-ending shots in league playoff history. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 6, 2014 / 1:45 pm

The 10 Best Moments From The NBA Playoffs So Far

Vince Carter

Vince Carter (Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports)

Good news: We are still very early into the conference semifinals, meaning there is still a lot more trash-talking to be had, buzzer-beaters to be made and dunks to be slammed for the rest of the playoffs.

Bad news: We are already in May at the conference semifinals, meaning in a little over one month the NBA season will be over. And that sucks. Read More »

NBA, Video / May 5, 2014 / 4:45 pm

The 4 Best Series-Ending Buzzer-Beaters In NBA Playoff History

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (Craig Mitchelldyer/USA TODAY Sports)

Damian Lillard’s epic buzzer-beating three-pointer from Friday night’s victory will forever be engrained in the minds of basketball fans. Now simply referred to as “The Shot” around Portland and across the NBA, Lillard’s clutch trey defeated the Houston Rockets in Game 6 and sent them on summer vacation. Read More »

instagram, Latest News, NBA, Twitter / Apr 27, 2014 / 5:08 pm

Clippers Protest Donald Sterling Before Game 4 As Other Notables Respond

Los Angeles Clippers

Before the Los Angeles Clippers tipped off against the Golden State Warriors today, they had undergone a team meeting about possibly boycotting the game in light of owner Donald Sterling‘s alleged comments captured by TMZ and further audio revealed by Deadspin. Instead, they’re playing — which is brave in its own right — and revealed their own form of protest before the game. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 27, 2014 / 3:24 pm

LeBron James Denies Staring Down Michael Jordan Before Jam

LeBron James

For the last couple years, as LeBron James has cemented his place as one of the greatest players in the history of the NBA, the debate about where he ranks next to the GOAT, Michael Jordan, has gotten almost as loud as the Kobe-MJ back-and-forth. Their connection took a strange turn last night when most outlets reported James had locked eyes with the former Bulls great during the Heat’s Game 3 win over the Bobcats in Charlotte. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Apr 25, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Carmelo’s Son Receives 1-Of-1 Custom Air Jordan 11s From MJ

Air Jordan XI

It must be nice being Carmelo Anthony‘s son. Recently, “Uncle MJ” got in lil’ Kiyan’s good graces with a gift any of us would die for: some custom, one-of-one Air Jordan 11s.

Anthony’s wife LaLa posted this photo on Instagram, featuring an all-royal blue pair of the patent leather classics. These will definitely have the seven-year-old stunting in school. Top that, Dad. Read More »