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Latest News, NBA, Twitter / Feb 5, 2014 / 11:36 pm

Rulebook Saves Lakers From Playing 4-On-5 To Finish Cavs Game

Ryan Kelly

The Los Angeles Lakers’ injury woes continued on Wednesday night, resulting in one of the most bizarre finishes in NBA history. The Lakers came into Cleveland with only eight players healthy, as Steve Nash did not dress in order to rest in the second leg of a back-to-back. Nick Young left the game during halftime after a “twisted” knee. Then, there were seven. Things just got worse from there. Read More »

College, NBA, NBA Draft / Jul 3, 2013 / 4:00 pm

The NBA Draft’s Most Questionable Pick & 5 Teams That Are Ready To Tank

Anthony Bennett

Each Wednesday for the past few months, we assessed how the top prospects of the 2013 NBA Draft were faring in college and overseas. You stuck with us each week for assorted thoughts, including the biggest risers and fallers, the standouts, the sleepers and what we knew and didn’t know about the next NBA Draft class. Here’s the fallout… Read More »

College / Mar 21, 2013 / 12:00 pm

5 Goliaths Who Could Go Home Early In The NCAA Tournament

Mason Plumlee

March is here and it has definitely brought the madness with it. The 2012-13 NCAA Basketball season has been one where no one team has been able to keep hold of the No. 1 ranking. With the parity level so high, the NCAA Tournament is set up perfectly to be one of monumental upsets. Read More »

Smack / Mar 3, 2013 / 12:20 am

Brandon Jennings Dishes 19 Assists; Jrue Holiday Wins His Duel With Stephen Curry

Brandon Jennings

We took a break from hitting replay on the new Game of Thrones trailer to catch the Toronto/Milwaukee game, and outside of the terrible jersey choices (when did this trend begin of both teams wearing away uni colors? It needs to end now), the matchup was surprisingly awesome. The Bucks won 122-114 after dominating the overtime period, mainly because Ersan Ilyasova (29 points, 11 rebounds) morphed into a Hall of Famer at times in the second half and OT, and because Brandon Jennings morphed into Magic Johnson. Read More »

College / Nov 5, 2012 / 11:00 am

Duke Looks For Breakout Play By Seth Curry, Rasheed Sulaimon in 2012-13

Seth Curry

Midnight Madness is over, and with it went the smoke machines, dunk contests and laser shows that kick off the season. College basketball begins now, and while the excitement still remains it’s time to peel the hype back and see who the nation’s best truly are. That’s why Dime has you covered with individual previews of the nation’s top 15 teams and a few others just outside, all over the course of the next few weeks. Today, Duke. Read More »

Smack / Nov 24, 2011 / 12:37 am

Duke Wins Another Maui Title; NBA Basketball Back For Christmas?

Mason Plumlee

We sort of called this. Duke lives and dies by the three. They did again last night. Tyler Thornton, the last guy you might expect to take a big shot – maybe the last guy you’d even expect to be in the game – hit not one but two huge threes in the final moments against Kansas. The second one was an end-of-the-shot-clock heave from nearly out of bounds that you just knew was going in the moment he released it. Combine those shots with a three from Andre Dawkins, and Kansas – who played them even all the way – couldn’t finish it off and lost 68-61. Read More »

College / Nov 7, 2011 / 2:00 pm

The Team You Love To Hate: Duke Is Ready To Win Another Title

Seth Curry

*College basketball is here (unlike the NBA), and this year might be one of the best in recent memory. The powerhouse is back, while the Cinderellas believe. That’s a deadly combination. We know some of y’all have been asking for some previews. We have you covered – the top 16 teams in the nation will be previewed individually in the next few weeks. After we broke down Louisville earlier today, we’ll keep this going with the team everyone loves to hate, No. 6-ranked Duke (ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll).* Read More »

Video / Oct 27, 2011 / 3:00 pm

Duke Parodies The NBA TV Bobblehead Commercials

We already showed you the dunk contest from Duke’s “Countdown to Craziness,” but just like last year and the year before, the guys at Duke got a little help from the school’s improv department to take college hoops to a whole new level. Three words: Bobblehead is back. Also, check out their other spot, “Come Watch Us, We’re Watching You,” after the jump.

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College / Oct 25, 2010 / 5:00 pm

Duke Has “Perfect Blend” For National Championship Repeat

With the Midnight Madness exciting fans, players and recruits across the nation, it’s time to preview some of the best college teams for the 2010-11 season. The key to having a successful team is having the perfect blend of athleticism, fundamentals and chemistry. We will be breaking down many of the top teams in the coming weeks. The first profile is on Mike Krzyzewski‘s Duke Blue Devils. Read More »

College, Video / Oct 18, 2010 / 10:30 am

Duke Is The Funniest College Basketball Team In The Country

We already showed you the dunk contest from Duke’s “Countdown to Craziness,” but just like last year, the guys at Duke got a little help from the school’s improv department to take it to a whole new level. Check out both videos below.

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