TAG: Stephen Curry

NBA, Smack, Twitter / Apr 29, 2014 / 4:00 pm

NBA Players React On Twitter To Donald Sterling’s Lifetime Ban

Donald Sterling

Earlier this afternoon in a live news conference, Adam Silver announced he has banned Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life and is fully committed to forcing him to sell his franchise. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 28, 2014 / 11:00 am

Stephen Curry Sets NBA Record In Warriors Win

Blake Griffin, Stephen Curry

There was a lot of off-the-court controversy bubbling around Game 4 between the Clippers and the Warriors at rowdy Oracle Arena in a game the Dubs had to win. Down 2-1, the Golden State’s Stephen Curry came out on fire, knocking down 5-of-7 three-pointers for 17 first-quarter points. The Dubs cruised to the 118-97 win, and Curry set history with his overall performance in a must-win game. Read More »

NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 1:45 pm

5 Biggest Disappointments In The NBA Playoffs So Far

James Harden

The NBA Playoffs will either make or break a team or a player. The postseason provides players and coaches the platform to expose their greatest strengths or the lowest weaknesses on the biggest stage. That is why the playoffs carry an incredible amount of emphasis, which draws in the utmost attention from basketball fans around the globe. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 12:45 pm

Which Steph-To-Iggy Connection Was Better?

Andre Iguodala, Darren Collison

Dubs PG Stephen Curry is normally noted as a scorer, or a gunslinger or a sharpshooter (it’s surprising more NRA members aren’t NBA fans). Those monikers fit because Steph’s got one of the prettiest strokes in the game. But Curry can facilitate when guys hedge towards his rapid release, which is why he was sixth in the NBA in assists per game this season, serving up a career-high 8.5 a night. Steph dished for another 15 dimes in Game 3 against the visiting Clippers Thursday night while connecting with Andre Iguodala for a pair of beautiful jams. But which one was better? Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Apr 25, 2014 / 10:30 am

Did Chris Paul Foul Stephen Curry To End Game 3?

Stephen Curry, Chris Paul

The Warriors and Clippers didn’t disappoint after another OT thriller between the Thunder and Grizzlies. While it looked like the Dubs weren’t getting enough shooting from their splash brothers backcourt to keep it close, Klay Thompson and Stephen Curry turned it around in the fourth, and had a chance to tie or go for the win in the final 7.9 seconds. The question is whether Curry was fouled by Chris Paul during Steph’s step-back three-pointer to end the game? Read More »

Video / Apr 19, 2014 / 4:03 pm

Watch Stephen Curry’s Cameo In The New Chris Paul State Farm Ad

Stephen Curry

We all know Chris Paul‘s popular State Farm commercials — featuring his fictional twin separated at birth, who bizarrely shares his last name: Cliff Paul — would be run ad nauseam during this playoff season. But in the latest spot, Paul’s first round opponent in the 2014 NBA Playoffs, Warriors PG Stephen Curry, made a surprise cameo. Read More »

NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 4:00 pm

The 5 Best Matchups To Watch In The NBA Playoffs This Weekend

Stephen Curry, Chris Paul

It’s that time of year again. After 2,460 games played in the 2013-14 season, 16 teams have earned their placement in the 2014 Playoffs. As Doc Rivers urges, “Now the real basketball starts.”

While much attention has been focused on the first-round matchups in the Western Conference due to the stellar performances by the majority of Western teams this season, there are intriguing matchups in the East that could translate into even more intriguing matchups in the second round. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 17, 2014 / 10:15 am

Video: The NBA’s 10 Best Crossovers This Season

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (Evan Habeeb/USA TODAY Sports)

You have to admit Dime has good timing. Only hours after we recently posted the 30 greatest ankle-breakers in league history, Andre Iguodala set Twitter aflame with his season-defining move on Denver’s Quincy Miller. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Apr 16, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Gary Payton: Stephen Curry, Russell Westbrook Not On My Level

Gary Payton

Gary Payton‘s never been one to hold back. MVP? Kevin Durant, no question. LeBron? He won it two years in a row, but now it’s a new era. Russell Westbrook? He’s the new-school point guard but there are only three real lead guards left. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Apr 15, 2014 / 1:00 pm

2013-14 All-Fantasy Basketball First Team

Anthony Davis, Kelly Olynyk

As much as we love to talk about the sleepers and the busts, fantasy championships are won by the stars. Just as in real life, if you have a Kevin Durant or a LeBron James or a Dwight Howard, you can ride them deep into the playoffs. Read More »