TAG: Quentin Richardson

NBA / Aug 12, 2013 / 2:35 pm

Happy Birthday, Antoine Walker! The 10 Best NBA Celebrations Ever Starring “The Shimmy”

Antoine Walker

Happy birthday Antoine Walker! The former Celtic and Heat player was born 37 years ago today in Chicago, Illinois. To commemorate ‘Toine’s big day, we thought we’d take a trip down memory lane and bring you the best celebrations in contemporary NBA history. While Walker has encountered some serious obstacles in his post-NBA life, he’ll always have “The Shimmy.” Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Jul 12, 2013 / 2:45 pm

CC Sabathia & 5 Athletes Who Took Jordan Brand Beyond Basketball

CC Sabathia

CC Sabathia (photo. @Jumpman23)

The lion’s share of Team Jordan athletes are, of course, basketball players. But one of the things that has set the Jordan Brand apart as an eternally thriving entity is that it’s never been just about basketball. The Jumpman has branched out to football and baseball players, boxers, Paralympic athletes and even a jazz saxophonist. Read More »

Smack / Apr 24, 2013 / 1:28 am

Carmelo Anthony, New York Stage An Incredible Scoring Run; The Warriors Light It Up; Metta World Peace Is Amazing

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Carmelo Anthony (photo. Zach Wolfe)

At the half of New York’s 87-71 Game 2 win over Boston, Charles Barkley called for Carmelo Anthony to give him more, saying New York doesn’t have enough scorers to have off nights from Anthony and still expect to win. ‘Melo had made just three buckets in the first two quarters, and New York was trailing by six. Read More »

Smack / Apr 17, 2013 / 1:11 am

Tracy McGrady Returns for the Playoffs; Skylar Diggins Shows Off; NBA Draft Shocker

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Tracy McGrady by Ryan Hurst (@RHurstDesigns)

On a night where the two NBA games on the schedule featured a slew of missing starters and some ugly-ass basketball, the big news of the day came early on with word of two huge free agent signings … if we were currently living in 2005.

It started with this tweet (and a collective “Whaa?” from the Twitterverse): Read More »

NBA / Dec 31, 2012 / 4:30 pm

The Top 5 NBA New Year’s Eve Performances Ever

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan

While everyone’s focused on the new year ahead, some players still have business to finish on New Year’s Eve. This is the countdown of the five players who did it the best in the final game of the year, ranging from two Clippers, to one of Dime’s favorite players of all time, to the GOAT. All of them closed out their calendar years in the best ways possible. There may be six games on today’s schedule, but it’s going to be hard to beat these performances. Read More »

Smack / Oct 28, 2012 / 12:00 am

LeBron Wants To Be The Best Player Ever; James Harden Gets Traded To Houston

LeBron James

LeBron James (photo. Nike Basketball)

While the NFL has issues with concussions, the NHL can’t field a product, and all of like seven people care about baseball, we’re on the cusp of what figures to be one of the best NBA seasons in the past 20-30 years. Stars in big cities. Rivalries. Incredible young talent. Older cats still bringing it like Susan Sarandon. And we also have LeBron James, who’s not only the best player in the world, but wants to be… the greatest player ever to pick up a basketball. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Sep 26, 2012 / 12:45 pm

The 10 Best Basketball Marketing Campaigns Since 2000

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Allen Iverson A Decade of Greatness Special Issue

In the new issue of Dime Magazine, we took a look at the best – and worst – the game has offered since the turn of the century. From the players to jerseys to sneakers to teams to even trends, you can relive the past 12 years by scooping up the new issue currently on newsstands nationwide. In those pages, you’ll find the following feature… Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jul 9, 2012 / 5:00 pm

Report: Brooklyn Nets’ Proposed Deal For Dwight Howard May Now Involve Four Teams

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Dwight Howard (photo. adidas)

The Los Angeles Clippers, Cleveland Cavaliers, Orlando Magic and Brooklyn Nets are now working on a complicated, four-way deal that will land Dwight Howard in Brooklyn. The deal will involve 13 players, four first round picks and three million in cash changing hands. Instead of rehashing it ourselves, we’re just going to let ESPN.com take over from here. Read More »

NBA / Dec 22, 2011 / 4:00 pm

Quentin Richardson To LeBron: “I Don’t Care If You’re The King”

Quentin Richardson

Let me start out by saying Quentin Richardson is the man. He always has been, and always will be. With that said, he got a raw deal in last night’s preseason game against the Heat. After a little bumping between him and LeBron James, this play should have resulted in a double-technical. Instead, Q got the personal foul and T’ed up. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Oct 14, 2011 / 11:00 am

NBA Fantasy Team Analysis: The Orlando Magic

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Dwight Howard (photo. adidas)

Outside of their beast in the middle and waterfall of threes, the Orlando Magic are a team of uncertainty for fantasy owners. Their starting shooting guard is most likely on his way out, their backup point guard appears more primed to stir up controversy on Twitter than do anything provocative anything on the court and a timeshare looks likely at the power forward position. All that said, there are open doors for a few players to assert themselves as fantasy stalwarts. Of course, if that beast in the middle wiggles his way out of town before season’s end, this house of cards will come tumbling down – hard. Read More »