TAG: Saleh

Dime 1-on-1 NBA Tournament / Sep 7, 2011 / 1:00 pm

Dime’s Ultimate Movie Baller: Thomas Shepherd vs. Saleh

Thomas Shepherd

(8) Thomas Shepherd, Above The Rim vs. (9) Saleh, The Air Up There

THE RULES

“Yoooo, he’s playing ball without a ball!”

No, couldn’t be. But there he is on the other end of the court, warming up without any type of basketball. From right to left, he moves, smoothly faking dribbles around his legs. The night air is stuffy; the sky, completely black. But we all can see him.

“He looks like he’s auditioning for the Twilight Zone, b…” Read More »

Dime 1-on-1 NBA Tournament / Sep 6, 2011 / 2:30 pm

Dime’s Ultimate Movie Baller: A 1-on-1 Tournament Of Basketball Film Characters

Movie Character Bracket

The line stretches almost around the block. There’s a girl, black hair pulled back in a pony tail, with a Spalding basketball nestled between her arm and torso. A man with an afro squints forward, his eyes panning through the line ahead of him before reaching down with a finger to clean a sliver of dirt off his Jordans and adjusting a device on his ankle. Towards the back, a man dressed in rags is telling anyone that’ll listen that he could once grab a quarter off the top of the backboard. Read More »