TAG: Nate Robinson

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

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 »

instagram / Aug 22, 2013 / 11:28 am

Best of NBA Instagram: LeBron James In Retro Dr. J Uniform & Nate Robinson Dunk Cam Interview

LeBron James

Perhaps because he lumped Julius “Dr. J” Erving in with Michael Jordan and Larry Bird as his three all-time greatest basketball players, LeBron James felt compelled to dress up as a retro Doc yesterday. Read More »

instagram / Aug 20, 2013 / 11:57 pm

Best of NBA Instagram: Nate Robinson Crossing Over Annoyed Portugese Travelers

Nate Robinson

If Nate Robinson has proven anything over his career, it’s that being 5-9 NBA player can have some advantages in life. The new Nuggets guard and social media sensation was in an airport in Portugal with the Basketball Without Borders program and decided to show off his crossover in front of bemused passengers. Read More »

instagram, NBA / Aug 16, 2013 / 2:00 pm

Best of NBA Instagram: Nate Robinson With Mariah Carey; Russell Westbrook & James Harden In NYC

Nate Robinson, Mariah Carey

Instagram has become one of the more popular tools for NBA players to share pics and video with their fans. Last night we spotted Nate Robinson with Mariah Carey and a Thunder reunion in New York City. Read More »

instagram, Smack / Aug 14, 2013 / 11:00 am

Watch Nate Robinson & Deron Williams Do Some Insane Flips On A Trampoline

Nate Robinson

These videos from Deron Williams and Nate Robinson might’ve been posted a few days ago, but they’re so good that we had to throw them up. It goes without saying that NBA players are ridiculous athletes. And oh yeah, those 13s Nate has on are crazy. Read More »

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, Video / Aug 8, 2013 / 2:15 pm

The Top 20 Dunking Point Guards Of All Time

Steve Francis

Steve Francis (photo. Gary Land)

For a very long time, the NBA has been about who has the better athletes. From Bill Russell to Wilt Chamberlain to Oscar Robertson to LeBron James, the better athletes have always been the best players in the league. Read More »