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Smack / Dec 20, 2014 / 5:30 pm

Local Houston TV Station Uses NBA 2K15 Pic Of Troy Daniels To Report Trade

Troy Daniels

Yesterday’s trade sending Corey Brewer from the Timberwolves to the Rockets included Houston’s brief hero from last year’s playoffs, Troy Daniels. The sharpshooter was dealt to Houston in the exchange for Daniels and a draft pick in a three-team exchange that also included the 76ers’ Alexey Shved going to Houston and Ronny Turiaf going to Philadelphia. One local Houston station reporting the story used a NBA 2K15 screen grab rather than a real-life photo of Daniels in their segment. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 16, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Video: Nerlens Noel Rejects Jared Sullinger, Gets Funny Reaction From Sean Rooks

Jared Sullinger, Sean Rooks

Jared Sullinger isn’t exactly a high-flier. So we’re not sure what he was thinking when electing to challenge shot-blocking extraordinaire Nerlens Noel at the rim. We’re hardly the only ones, either. Watch Noel emphatically reject Sullinger’s dunk attempt despite getting hit in the face, eliciting a humorous reaction from assistant coach Sean Rooks. Read More »

Smack / Dec 16, 2014 / 11:45 am

Evan Turner Compares Himself To Jesus In Return To Phildelphia

Evan Turner

It seems Evan Turner‘s return to Philadelphia was similar to Beatles first coming over to America, with girls “fainting” and Turner getting his “hand kissed by people” before the game. But when the game started, the boo’s rang down, prompting Turner to align his plight with that of Jesus Christ. Read More »

NBA / Dec 11, 2014 / 12:00 am

Video: Philly Gives Up Wide-Open Millsap Dunk With Kyle Korver Looming Beyond Arc

Kyle Korver, Alexey Shved

We’re still only a quarter of the way through the 2014-15 NBA season and haven’t even reached Christmas, but Kyle Korver is having perhaps the greatest season shooting the ball from beyond the arc in NBA history. Through 20 games, Korver is tied for the most made 3-pointers in the NBA, AND he’s leading the league in 3-point shooting percentage, connecting on over 55 percent of his 5.4 attempts from distance this season. In tonight’s 95-79 Hawks win over the 76ers, one play showed just how dangerous Korver’s long-range accuracy has become. Read More »

NBA / Dec 8, 2014 / 5:15 pm

Dime Q&A: Lavoy Allen On P. George, Tim Duncan & “Crazy Rush” Of Playoff BBall

Lavoy Allen

The Indiana Pacers have quietly stayed within striking distance of a playoff spot in the Eastern Conference despite a myriad of reasons why they should instead be in contention for a high lottery pick. Even more forgotten is one of their key reserves, Lavoy Allen, who has been an efficient player in their frontcourt while David West missed the start of the season. Read More »

NBA / Dec 5, 2014 / 11:15 pm

Video: K.J. McDaniels Hammers Down The Alley-Oop In Transition

K.J. McDaniels

Coming off their first win of the season on Wednesday, the Philadelphia 76ers faced a daunting task to make it two in a row, as they faced the Oklahoma City Thunder with Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook back together on the court Friday night. While OKC mostly cruised to the 103-91 victory, Philly’s K.J. McDaniels managed to cause quite a stir at the Wells Fargo Center, like he has already done numerous times this season for his high-flying antics. Read More »

GIFs / Dec 4, 2014 / 12:00 pm

GIF: Zach LaVine Explodes For One-Handed Hammer

Zach LaVine

It only took a little opening on the break after a 76ers miss, but it was all the thin-limbed rookie Zach LaVine needed last night when he got out on the break and threw down a feisty one-handed hammer after exploding to the rim from mid-court. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 3, 2014 / 9:45 pm

GIF: Andrew Wiggins Jumps Passing Lane, Finishes With Dunk (While Getting Hacked)

Andrew Wiggins

It’s hard to think of a recent young wing that had more two-way potential than Andrew Wiggins. Players with his combination of athleticism, size, defensive disposition, and raw skills are few and far between. Watch the 19 year-old show off his immense natural ability against the Philadelphia 76ers by jumping a passing lane for a steal and finishing with a dunk on the other end – while being victim of a foul that went uncalled. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 1, 2014 / 9:00 pm

GIF: Philly’s K.J. McDaniels Shows Off Crazy Hops On Incredible Missed Alley-Oop

K.J. McDaniels

Highlighting a miss seems fitting for the win-less Philadelphia 76ers. Watch rookie uber-athlete K.J. McDaniels show off his incredible hops on this wild missed alley-oop versus the San Antonio Spurs. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Dec 1, 2014 / 7:45 pm

Watch Marco Belinelli Surprise Everyone By Smashing On Henry Sims

Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinelli

Marco Belinelli had three dunks last season. We don’t need to check the video; there’s no way any of them were as good as this one. Watch the San Antonio Spurs sharpshooter surprise his team, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Wells Fargo Center, and the internet by dunking on Henry Sims with a powerful flush. Read More »