TAG: Nate Robinson

NBA / Nov 22, 2013 / 4:15 pm

NBA’s 20 Most Underpaid Players

Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas (photo. Reebok Basketball)

The term underpaid isn’t the perfect adjective to describe athletes who make a pretty penny when compared to the common person. So I am going to take this somewhere my editors might not want me to go, but we are going to discuss NBA players providing great value in relation to their respective contracts. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Oct 28, 2013 / 3:30 pm

Pepsi MAX & Kyrie Irving Present: Uncle Drew Chapter 3

Uncle Drew

Uncle Drew is finally back. Revealed today, Pepsi MAX & Kyrie Irving Present: Uncle Drew Chapter 3, the latest installment in what is quickly becoming one of the most iconic marketing campaigns ever. This year features the introduction of two new characters to the team: Nate Robinson (“Lights”) and Maya Moore (“Betty Lou”). Read More »

NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Hip-Hop Songs To Match 10 NBA Players

Dwyane Wade

Dwyane Wade (photo. Jonathan Mannion)

The basketball culture expands further than the court, the players and their appearance. Music and basketball have also had their influence on each other through the years. As I scrounged the NBA this year, studying players and their style of play, I also happened to be listening to music. It’s simple, an easy comparison. Read More »

NBA, Video / Oct 23, 2013 / 1:45 pm

20 Craziest Fights In NBA History

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Gone are the days where two NBA teams who straight-up didn’t like each other could get together and elevate their rivalry with a brawl. Good riddance. Those who enjoy watching titans inflict pain on each other can find plenty of other vices to quench their thirst for violence. In fact, there are entire weekends devoted to it, with the college and professional rankings of football dedicated to humans crashing into each other and hoping they hurt their opponent as much as they want to hurt them. Read More »

instagram / Oct 7, 2013 / 10:16 pm

If You Want A Picture With Nuggets JaVale McGee, J.J. Hickson & Nate Robinson, You Do Push-Ups

Nate Robinson

When you’re around NBA players, you realize just how many people crush them with requests for autographs and pictures. It’s astounding the length’s some will go — what degradation they’ll undertake — for a brief memento to show that yes, they once were in the company of [insert player]. For Denver Nuggets JaVale McGee, Nate Robinson and J.J. Hickson, that means you better be in shape. Read More »

NBA / Sep 25, 2013 / 5:15 pm

The 8 Best Teams In The Eastern Conference This Year

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Nike Basketball)

The NBA season is quickly approaching, and as fans, this is sure to be a promising season with many headlines. LeBron James and the Miami Heat are on the hunt for a third straight championship, unless Derrick Rose, holding the most anticipated comeback in sports this year, has something to say about the reign of terror in the East. Read More »

Dime Training, instagram, Video / Sep 15, 2013 / 11:04 pm

Go Behind The Scenes Of Nate Robinson’s Offseason Workout

Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson is normally considered one of the NBA’s very best all-around athletes. At just 5-9, he has to be. The Nuggets new guard blew our minds with a recent dunk show in an open gym, and earlier this weekend, he took to Instagram to give us an inside look at his offseason workout. Read More »

Smack / Aug 30, 2013 / 1:45 pm

Nate Robinson Puts On A Disgusting Dunking Display In An Open Gym

Nate Robinson

Nate Robinson‘s athleticism is out of this world. Even after all these years, the new Nugget point guard hit up an open gym recently and went OFF. On Instagram, he shouted out the haters, showing off all the dunks we weren’t sure he could still do: 360s, windmills… he nearly even put down an off-the-glass Eastbay. Earlier today, we ranked the 30 best dunkers in the NBA. We knew Nate had to make the list. Here’s some evidence why. Read More »

NBA, Video / Aug 30, 2013 / 1:00 pm

The NBA’s 30 Best Dunkers

Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan

Blake Griffin & DeAndre Jordan (photo. Rob Hammer)

Nothing gets us going in the Dime offices like a good ol’ fashioned debate, and the best debates are the ones that get heated. Trying to rate the best dunkers in the league is unanimously impossible. Do you want style? Force? Does a big man get points taken away? If a player is an epic dunker in warmups, does that count?

Back in the day, we had Vince Carter and there was no denying what type of dunker he was. But in the current NBA, outside of perhaps one or two guys, you could make a case for anyone. Read More »

NBA / Aug 27, 2013 / 11:45 am

The NBA’s 15 Strongest Players

Dwight Howard

Dwight Howard (photo. Mannion)

The ability to bench press over 300 pounds is typically seen as a unimportant measure of how good a basketball player is. Remember Kevin Durant at the pre-draft combine in 2007? Yeah, exactly. In basketball, a player can get away without that unique strength. Basketball players simply mark strength differently. Read More »