TAG: NBA Draft

NBA Draft / Jun 25, 2013 / 5:00 pm

Predict NBA Draft Picks, Win Free Retro College Game Shorts!

1987 Syracuse Orange Game Shorts

Dime is always down to bring great offers to our readers, especially when they are coming from our friends. Along those lines, check out the new NBA Draft game from our friends at Retro College Cuts.

The idea is simple: correctly guess NBA Draft picks, win great free gear. Read More »

NBA, NBA Draft, Smack / Jun 25, 2013 / 9:50 am

NBA Trade Rumors: Blazers Say No to No.1 Pick in the Draft

LaMarcus Aldridge

Now that we’re on the other side of the NBA Finals and just hours from the NBA Draft, trade rumors are revving up. Add to it the fact that this is one of the weakest, most flat drafts in recent memory, and you have lots of teams trying to move lots of assets.

[Check out the 5 Worst Draft Day Trades of the Last 20 Years]

Despite their celebration at the NBA Draft Lottery like they’d just won the Mega Millions Lottery, the Cleveland Cavaliers are smart enough to know that they can probably help their team more by moving the No. 1 pick prior to Thursday night. They are reportedly aiming high. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jun 23, 2013 / 1:49 pm

Dime Magazine Teams Up With #DraftDreams To Document the Best of the 2013 NBA Draft – Enter to win exclusive prizes!

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Dime Magazine has teamed up with #DraftDreams, the first social media and digital campaign of its kind, to tell the story of seven NBA Draftees as they take their journey from college to the 2013 NBA Draft. Through the eyes of seven athletes – Anthony Bennett, Reggie Bullock, Michael Carter-Williams, Allen Crabbe, C.J. McCollum, Mike Muscala and Cody Zeller, #DraftDreams and Dime are providing fans with a behind-the-scenes opportunity to get to know these future NBA players. Read More »

Latest News, NBA, NBA Draft / May 30, 2013 / 9:57 am

NBA Trade Rumors: Orlando Magic Interested in Dealing for Eric Bledsoe

eric bledsoe

This was making the rounds yesterday, but we wanted to post it in case our readers missed it – there are rumors that the Orlando Magic are interested in trading for Eric Bledsoe. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 25, 2013 / 9:00 am

NBA Draft: Could Victor Oladipo Be the next Michael Jordan? Why not?

Victor Oladipo

Sometime during this past college basketball season, when the hype surrounding Indiana was at its height, there was a brief debate over Hoosiers guard Victor Oladipo drawing comparisons (albeit very timid comparisons) to Michael Jordan. Read More »

NBA Draft, Video / May 22, 2013 / 2:30 pm

D.J. Stephens Sets NBA Draft Combine Vertical Leap Record: Watch His 12 Best Dunks

DJ Stephens dunk

Are you serious? Word just broke that University of Memphis forward D.J. Stephens recorded an NBA Draft record 46-INCH VERTICAL LEAP in combine testing. And the dude is 6-5, so it’s not like he’s some crazy Nate Robinson clone or something.

Want to see him work? Check out DJ’s top dunks at Memphis and in AAU: Read More »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / May 22, 2013 / 9:18 am

Kobe Bryant Trolls Charlotte Hornets Fans on Twitter and Instagram

Dime #71: Kobe Bryant

Hey Charlotte Hornets fans, do you remember how your team drafted Kobe Bryant with the 13th pick in the 1996 NBA Draft, only to immediately trade him to L.A. for Vlade Divac? Oh, you still think about it every day?

Well just in case you have gotten past it, Kobe decided to remind everyone last night on Twitter/Instagram. Read More »

College, NBA Draft / May 17, 2013 / 1:45 pm

NBA Draft: Deshaun Thomas Refuses to Give San Antonio Spurs His Cell Number at Combine

Deshaun Thomas

Apparently it’s DeShaun Thomas Day here at Dime. In a second story, he apparently pulled the bizarre move of refusing to give the San Antonio Spurs his cell phone when they asked him for it at the NBA Pre-Draft combine. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 17, 2013 / 11:41 am

NBA Draft Prospect Works Out With Greg Oden, Says He Looks “Unbelievable”

Greg Oden

We’ve heard this sort of thing before with Greg Oden, so take it for what it’s worth. [Back in January, he assured people was working his way back to a 2013-14 comeback.]

Former Ohio State star forward DeShaun Thomas has apparently been working out with Oden in Indianpolis as part of his pre-NBA Draft preparation and is raving about Greg. Read More »

College / Apr 18, 2013 / 3:48 pm

Michigan’s Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III Say No to NBA Draft

mitch mcgary

About an hour from now there will reportedly be an official announcement via Michigan that Mitch McGary and Glenn Robinson III will be returning to school next year instead of entering the NBA Draft.

Nobody’s stock rose faster during the NCAA Tournament than did McGary’s – to the point where we were asking big questions about how high he could go in the draft. Glenn was also projected to be a first round pick, making these two and this monster the latest to buck conventional wisdom and turn down guaranteed NBA money. Read More »