TAG: Spencer Haywood

NBA, NBA Draft / Oct 14, 2013 / 3:15 pm

The NBA’s 30 Best Second-Round Draft Picks Ever

Gilbert Arenas

Gilbert Arenas

Being a second-round pick in the NBA comes with no cheering, not much love, and no glory. Most times when someone is drafted in the second round, it’s the first time the NBA world is hearing their names. There’s a much higher percentage to become a player that records DNPs on a nightly basis than someone who becomes a role player, solid contributor, or even a star in the second round. Read More »

NBA / Mar 20, 2012 / 4:30 pm

National Treasure: The Spencer Haywood Story

Spencer Haywood

Spencer Haywood (photo. Spencer Haywood)

*Spencer Haywood is a revolutionary for social change, a forefather of the sports entertainment business, and during his 13-year career in the NBA and ABA, was arguably the most talented basketball player of all time. Don’t believe it? Go straight to the source and ask.

We did, and this story can be found in the newest issue of Dime, Dime #68, on newsstands now…* Read More »

Featured Gallery, Latest News, NBA / Mar 2, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Dime #68: Agents James, Wade & Bosh Take On The Universe

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Dime #68

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Dime #68

Does anyone else find it strange that the hottest months for basketball take place during the coldest months in America? All-Star Weekend. Trade Deadline. March Madness. For a sport played year-round, February and March are by far the most exciting times for the game we love. While tertiary fans may not start paying attention to the NBA or NCAA until after the BCS National Championship or Super Bowl are over, us diehards are waiting, ready to tell them everything they missed. Read More »

Smack / Jun 29, 2011 / 12:00 am

Dirk Gets A Hero’s Welcome Home; Ray Felton Ready To Hit Portland

Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki (photo. Nike Basketball)

Was Scottie Pippen jilted? Why is he STILL leaking Money from his mouth? It wasn’t too long ago that MJ was personally thanking Scottie during his now infamous Hall of Fame roast. But now Pippen is on a personal mission: unleash all Hell on Jordan’s name. His latest offering comes from the New York Daily News, who quoted Pippen saying, “He doesn’t have a clue” after Jordan’s latest draft picks of Kemba Walker and Bismack Biyombo. Read More »

NBA / Nov 30, 2010 / 4:00 pm

Top 5 Basketball Hall of Fame Nominees

Basketball Hall of Fame

We’ve been spoiled the past two years with ridiculous Hall of Fame crops: Michael Jordan, John Stockton, David Robinson and Jerry Sloan in 2009, followed by Karl Malone, Scottie Pippen and the 1992 Dream Team in 2010. With that said, this has now opened the door for superstars left on the ballot to finally break through. Today, NBA.com’s Scott Howard-Cooper unveiled the nominees for the 2011 Hall of Fame class, but we’ll leave it up to you to decide. Here we go: Read More »