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NBA / Jan 16, 2014 / 1:00 pm

The 15 All-Time NBA Western Conference Starting Lineups

Dirk Nowitzki

Not everyone can have the same history as the L.A. Lakers or even the San Antonio Spurs. But still, that’s not stopping us from ranking the 15 all-time Western Conference starting lineups. From Wilt all the way down to Wally — yes, Wally Szczerbiak — here are the top players at every position for every West franchise. Read More »

NBA / Oct 25, 2013 / 1:30 pm

What Happens When NBA Superstars Change Teams

Chris Paul

For one reason or another, superstars are switching uniforms today faster than lightning can strike the ground. Whether it’s from a trade or free agency, there are multiple free agents that have changed locations in the past few years. When this change happens, it’s an interesting situation. A player that has been with one team for most of their career suddenly gets moved to an entitely new situation. Read More »

NBA, Video / Jul 14, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Every Anthony Davis Block From His Rookie Season

Anthony Davis

When Anthony Davis was selected first in the 2012 NBA Draft by the New Orleans Hornets (now the Pelicans), everyone talked about his game-changing defense. Now we have all 112 of his blocks during his rookie NBA campaign. Read More »

NBA / Jul 5, 2013 / 12:15 pm

Dime Q&A: NBA Legend Muggsy Bogues On His Haters, The ’90s & Playing With Larry Johnson & Vince Carter

Muggsy Bogues

This interview was originally published in Dime 73. Check newsstands nationwide to see the feature printed in its entirety.

Sure, Tyrone “Muggsy” Bogues gained fame and popularity because at 5-3, he was the smallest player to ever suit up in the NBA. But even today, he casts a large shadow as one of the most memorable players of the 1990s because he played a frenetic style that became a trademark of one of the most underrated teams of that era. Read More »

NBA / Jul 1, 2013 / 1:45 pm

Here’s Why The Jrue Holiday Trade Was A Move The Sixers Had To Make

Jrue Holiday

In Malcolm Gladwell’s 2005 book, Blink, he tells the story of the Getty kouros, a statue brought to the J. Paul Getty Museum in Southern California. Before the purchase of the statue (said to be going for around $10 million), Thomas Hoving, a former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, blessed the statue with his presence. Hoving was known for jotting down the first word that came to his mind whenever he saw something he had never seen prior. On this day, he wrote down the word, “fresh.” As he put it, “fresh is not the right reaction to have to a 2,000-year-old statue.” Read More »

NBA / Apr 16, 2013 / 11:30 am

5 Lottery Teams Most Likely To Make The NBA Playoffs Next Year

Kevin Love

With the NBA Playoffs less than a week away, the fans of 16 teams are prepping themselves for the excitement of the second season, each team just 16 wins away from calling themselves world champions. However, there are 14 other teams that will not be able to take part in the playoffs. There is hope though, because with every new season brings another 82 games where anything can happen and any team can make the rise from bottom feeders to playoff contender. Read More »

Hit List, NBA / Apr 15, 2013 / 3:15 pm

NBA Power Rankings: A Top 10 Takes Shape

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh

Ranking the NBA from worst to first…

30. Charlotte Bobcats (19-61) Last week: 30, - Maybe this is the year that they finally win the lottery. Unfortunately there doesn’t look to be any superstar prospects coming out. Classic Bobcats. Read More »

Hit List, NBA / Apr 1, 2013 / 2:00 pm

NBA Power Rankings (4.1): Miami Asserts Their Dominance By Beating NBA’s Second-Best Team

Chris Bosh

Ranking the NBA from worst to first…

30. Charlotte Bobcats (17-56) Last week: 30, – They still aren’t that good at basketball. But at least Michael Kidd-Gilchrist has been good lately. Read More »

Smack / Mar 31, 2013 / 10:29 pm

Louisville Destroys Duke To Get To The Final Four; Michigan Breaks Out A Secret Weapon

Kevin Ware

The last time Rick Pitino and Mike Krzyzewski met up in a NCAA Tournament game, they were a part of one of the most memorable moments in basketball history. This time, 21 years later, their latest matchup will be remembered for an entirely different reason. Read More »

Smack / Mar 30, 2013 / 12:50 am

Trey Burke Leads Michigan On A Shocking Comeback; LeBron Puts On A Shooting Exhibition

Trey Burke

It had been 19 years since Michigan had made the Elite Eight in the NCAA Tournament. But dabble in a little Trey Burke, and add in some copious amounts of the Kansas Jayhawks — who have a history of this sort of choking — and it all adds up to the best comeback of March Madness … After overtime, the final score read, 87-85, Michigan, but make no mistake: it wasn’t the Wolverines that won the game. It was their point guard. Read More »