TAG: Ryan Anderson

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Oct 18, 2013 / 3:45 pm

The 2013-14 Head-To-Head Fantasy Basketball Top 50 – Preseason Edition

Dwight Howard

Preseason stats don’t mean too much, but it’s great to finally have something to analyze. Our Offseason Top 50 was gathering a little bit too much rust, so now that we’re a few exhibition games deep, it’s time for adjustments. There aren’t too many drastic differences, but certainly there are some changes worth noting. Read More »

NBA / Oct 18, 2013 / 12:45 pm

The 20 Best 3-Point Shooters In The NBA Right Now

Stephen Curry

While Dime has done stories on both the best shooters in the NBA and the players with the deepest range, we’ve never focused solely on the three-pointer. The adoption of the three-point line in 1979 dramatically changed the future of the NBA. Would Adam Morrison have even been considered a top 10 pick had this special skill not served a purpose? (Who honestly knows with MJ?) Read More »

NBA / Sep 27, 2013 / 2:15 pm

The Top 20 Power Forwards In The NBA Right Now

LaMarcus Aldridge

Historically, this has been one of the most competitive positions in the entire NBA. The power forward position might not have had the iconic and celebrated figures like Michael Jordan, Wilt Chamberlain and Magic Johnson but they have more than held their place in history: Karl Malone, Charles Barkley, Elvin Hayes and Kevin McHale, not to mention the recent duo of Tim Duncan and Kevin Garnett who are both sure-fire first-ballot Hall of Famers. Read More »

NBA / Sep 11, 2013 / 11:45 am

15 Big Men With The Best Guard Skills In The NBA

Dirk Nowitzki

Big men are asked to do more than ever in today’s NBA. Guys who can stretch the defense or pass out of the post or even put the ball on the floor have been instrumental to winning teams in recent years. That’s where this list comes in, where we measure the big men with the best guard skills. This isn’t a list based on past awards or titles, but simply a list of the big men with the best “little man” skills. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Aug 9, 2013 / 1:24 pm

The Top 60 Big Men In Fantasy Basketball

Dwight Howard

While the whole country is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel it’s never too early for fantasy basketball draft preparation. We’re in the process of breaking down each position into tiers, continuing in this post with the top spot belonging to the most sought-after free agent in the summer of 2013. Read More »

instagram, NBA, Style - Kicks and Gear, Twitter / Aug 2, 2013 / 11:00 am

The Top 15 “LOL” Moments Of NBA Social Media In 2013

samuel l. jackson tweet

Social media has taken over the game — literally. If you’re not front row and center watching your favorite team play, Twitter, Instagram and Vine have you covered.

While outrageous tweets occur as an NBA athlete watches interleague competition in the luxury of their own home, some of the funniest social media instances happen when athletes showcase their human side and some of their extra-curricular activities on our newsfeeds. In light of the animated personalities of the NBA’s brightest stars, we take a look at 15 of the funniest off-court social media moments of 2013. Read More »

GIFs, NBA, Video / Jul 26, 2013 / 10:15 am

Harrison Barnes Puts Ryan Anderson On a Poster During The Team USA Scrimmage (Gifs)

BarnesOverAnderson

The Team USA scrimmage that aired yesterday on NBA TV provided plenty of thrills, but the driving dunk by Harrison Barnes over the impotent defense of Ryan Anderson, might have been the play of the game. Read More »

NBA / Jul 16, 2013 / 1:31 pm

Dime Q&A: Tyreke Evans Reveals His True Position & What Will Motivate Him In New Orleans

Tyreke Evans

Not long ago, people referred to Tyreke Evans as a mini LeBron. We were talking All-Star Games, possible MVP selections and championships. But somewhere along the way, his national standing took a hit, and Sacramento eventually moved on without him. Now that he’s getting a fresh start in New Orleans, it’s time for Evans to reclaim his status as one of the best young talents in the NBA. Read More »

NBA / Jul 5, 2013 / 11:00 am

Ryan Anderson Is The Not-So-Secret Weapon Of The New-Look Pelicans

Ryan Anderson

Over 17 points and six rebounds a game… and nearly 40 percent from three-point range. That’s not your typical power forward stat line. But then again, Ryan Anderson isn’t your typical big man. He puts in threes more than he posts up. His foot speed is quicker than it should be at 6-10 and 240 pounds. Read More »

NBA / May 7, 2013 / 5:00 pm

David Lee, Blake Griffin & The NBA’s Top 10 Power Forwards Of The Season

Carlos Boozer (photo. Jeffery Salter)

The power forward position is without a doubt the most reliable position in the NBA. Most teams are going to struggle without a quality power forward to rely on when the going gets tough. When shots aren’t falling for the guards, power forwards are the guys to turn to. While centers primary focuses are rebounding and blocking shots, power forwards are relied on to do those things, and score in addition to that. Read More »