Let’s establish this first: the NBA isn’t always given its fair due in regards to tough athletes. In an era where flopping has become such a frequent occurrence that fines have been instituted to eradicate them completely, the NBA’s reputation is slowly gaining traction again. Plays like Chris Bosh flopping like a sack of soggy potatoes after a Carlos Boozer post move, or Manu Ginobili flailing through the paint to draw imaginary fouls are indeed terrible, but could start dwindling now that players’ pockets are being attacked. Read More »
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Four years ago, compiling a list of the 25 best players in Miami Heat history meant adding on a few that probably would not have been known of outside of Miami. How times have changed. In four years, the Heat have tacked on All-Star after All-Star, Hall of Famer after Hall of Famer and have made their all-time roster one of the best in the history of the game. Outside of Los Angeles and Boston, they have compiled names that could possibly rival that of any franchise that has existed since the earliest days of the NBA. Read More »
When Heat forward Mike Miller decided to return to Memphis this off-season, many Heat fans were disappointed. It was beyond Miller’s control though, as the Heat amnestied his remaining contract to stave off increased luxury taxes, despite our reservations. But now Dwyane Wade is saying he’ll make up for the loss of Miller’s shooting from deep. Read More »
This season, we’ll see what feels like an unprecedented number of players and coaches reunited with their former teams. After a flurry of offseason moves, we’re taking a moment to celebrate some of the best “homecomings” of the upcoming 2013-2014 season. Read More »
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 »
After getting ceremoniously amnestied by Miami, #LetItFly forward Mike Miller cleared waivers, and today Marc Stein of ESPN.com revealed that Miller has told the Grizzlies he’s going to sign with Memphis. Could this perhaps be related to some unusual lobbying efforts by Grizzlies point guard, Mike Conley? Read More »
To amnesty or not to amnesty, that is the question. Whether ’tis nobler to keep an expiring contract or shed the player to suffer the slings and arrows of the cap hit—while still paying the amnestied player—is a question 11 teams will decide in the ensuing week. We’ve got three amnesty candidates who should stay with their respective teams, but are at risk this week. 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 »
Who needs a sneaker when you’re wearing like six pairs of socks? Mike Miller doesn’t. He lost his shoe on defense, tossed it over to the bench and then canned a monstrously important triple in the fourth quarter of Game 6. Read More »
Watch as Kawhi Leonard detonates a dunk right on Mike Miller‘s face from tonight’s Game 6 of the NBA Finals.
In typical Leonard fashion, he never even changed his facial expression after lighting up Miller. He’s a proud undergrad at the Tim Duncan School of Behaving Like an Android.
Here’s the dunk: Read More »