TAG: Orlando Johnson

NBA, Video / Nov 7, 2013 / 11:30 am

NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Of The Week

Jonas Valanciunas, LeBron James

Have you missed these lists? Of course you have. One of the most eye-catching parts of basketball are the dunks thrown down by some of the world’s highest leapers and the chance that any game will feature a jam that will be remembered far beyond the game’s conclusion. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 5, 2012 / 12:30 pm

Dime Q&A: Orlando Johnson and Marcus Denmon Discuss The Pre-Draft Process

Orlando Johnson

The NBA draft process is a once in a lifetime experience for those who go through it. While there are many broad similarities between the experiences of players during this process like hectic travel schedules and grueling pre-draft training, each player takes something different away from the process. I decided to talk to ten different players eligible for this year’s draft to ask them all the same set of questions to use as a means of comparing their experiences. Read More »

College / Nov 4, 2011 / 12:00 pm

UCSB’s Orlando Johnson Is The Nation’s Best Kept Secret

Orlando Johnson

Santa Barbara is one of the more beautiful cities in America. Nestled on California’s shoreline, north of Los Angeles, “The American Riviera” has some of the best beaches in the state. The city is also home to the University of California-Santa Barbara (UCSB), whose campus is literally located right on the beach. For many students there, the beach is their second home right behind their dorm rooms. However, for Orlando Johnson, the shooting guard for the UCSB Gauchos, the beach is an afterthought; his second home is the team’s home arena. Read More »