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High School, Latest News / Apr 19, 2014 / 1:00 pm

12 Winners & Losers From The Jordan Brand Classic

Jahlil Okafor

Jahlil Okafor (Guy Rhodes/USA TODAY Sports)

The 13th annual Jordan Brand Classic took place last night in Brooklyn at the Barclays Center and in typical fashion, the game did not disappoint, becoming the highest scoring game in JBC history. The folks at Jordan Brand did a phenomenal job this year showcasing some of the top high school basketball players in the country. The game was followed by an epic postgame concert by Grammy Award winning rapper, Macklemore. In case you missed it, Brooklyn was where it was at last night. Read More »

NBA / Apr 18, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Dime End Of Season Awards: Rookie Of The Year

Michael Carter-Williams, Victor Oladipo

Michael Carter-Williams, Victor Oladipo (Rob Foldy-USA TODAY Sports)

The 2013-14 NBA season has officially ended, so now it’s time for regular season awards before the real season starts on Saturday. There’s a lot of wiggle room before we’re able to name some of the winners, which is why for Dime‘s 2014 NBA Awards we had our writers and contributors provide their top-three choices in an abridged version of what the NBA does with certain media members. Next up, slogging through the mud of the 2013 NBA Draft to discover the NBA’s Rookie of the Year. Read More »

NBA / Feb 28, 2014 / 2:00 pm

A 6-Step Guide To Fixing The New York Knicks

New York Knicks

New York Knicks (Daniel Shirey/USA TODAY Sports)

After the Knicks lost to the Mavericks on a Dirk Nowitzki buzzer-beater Monday night, Carmelo Anthony stands at the free throw line at Madison Square with his hands on his knees in disbelief. In that moment you can feel all of the air leave the arena. Anthony had put out his best effort, scoring 44 points and has been carrying this team the whole year. Hours later, around 2:00 a.m., there is a report that Raymond Felton has been arrested on gun charges. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 15, 2014 / 1:46 am

Dion Waiters Puts Tim Hardaway Jr. On Skates In Rising Stars Duel

Tim Hardaway, Jr., Dion Waiters

Tim Hardaway, Jr., Dion Waiters (Anthony Gruppuso/USA TODAY Sports)

Even though Andre Drummond took home the (broken) Rising Stars Challenge MVP trophy, the game belonged to each team’s top scorers, Dion Waiters and Tim Hardaway Jr. The two squared off in the second half and unleashed a back-and-forth that made up for a flat opening session. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear, Video Games / Feb 4, 2014 / 1:45 pm

10 Average NBA Players That Are Actually Unstoppable In NBA 2K14

NBA 2K14

In recent years, the NBA 2K series has become the mecca of sports competition gaming–damaging friendships one Kevin Durant game-winner at a time. For me, it’s the ultimate source of competition in my college apartment. Much like there is a “zone” in real life basketball that players get into, there’s a certain “zone” one can enter during a game of 2K, when all of those pull-up transition threes are dropping and every bounce seems to go your way. Read More »

NBA, Video / Feb 4, 2014 / 11:15 am

The 100 Best Dunks Of The NBA Season

Blake Griffin

Blake Griffin (photo. Joe Camporeale/USA TODAY Sports)

For only a half season’s worth of basketball, the NBA’s top athletes have put together a strong resume and large volume of impressive slams, so much so that we had to list 100 of them. There weren’t any that had to be forced on, either, to complete the list. No, there were plenty of worthy candidates to make this list go beyond the threshold of 100. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Feb 3, 2014 / 11:45 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 4 Best Pickups (2.03)

Avery Bradley

Avery Bradley (Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports)

Basketball demands we break down its players not just by stats, but by the time and place they occur. That’s not the case in NBA fantasy hoops, though, where cold calculations rule the day and the matchup. Who are the Fantasy Doctor’s choices for this week’s best pickups? Hit the jump to find out. Read More »

NBA / Jan 27, 2014 / 2:45 pm

The Top 10 NBA Rookie Of The Year Candidates

Michael Carter-Williams

Michael Carter-Williams (photo. Howard Smith/USA TODAY Sports)

Back in October, I predicted who I thought would be the leading candidates for this season’s Rookie of the Year award. This first half of the NBA season has seen some quite underwhelming rookies and some rookies that came out of nowhere to shock us. The world is slowly starting to fall in love with Giannis Antetokounmpo and Tim Hardaway Jr. is finding a way to be productive in a tumultuous situation in New York… while other rookies, like Anthony Bennett and Otto Porter, can’t even get on the court and when they have, it’s been underwhelming. Read More »

NBA / Jan 13, 2014 / 5:00 pm

The NBA’s 30 Biggest Unsung Heroes

Andray Blatche

Khris Middleton (Jeff Hanisch/USA TODAY Sports)

Behind every great team, the superstars and the dynasties, are the guys that the average fans don’t know about. Regardless of the amount of talent at the top of the roster, coaches are forced to look for production from role players on a nightly basis. While the average fan may not realize these players exist, their impact, while consistently failing to show up in the box scores, is not disregarded by teammates or coaches. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Jan 10, 2014 / 3:00 pm

J.R. Smith Gets Benched As The Knicks Beat The Defending Champs

J.R. Smith

J.R. Smith (Brad Penner/USA TODAY Sports)

The Knicks got a huge win at home Thursday night with the defending champion Heat in New York for the first leg of a back-to-back ending in Brooklyn tonight. The game was nationally televised on TNT, but J.R. Smith rode the bench all night. The Knicks are shopping him after Shoelacegateâ„¢ cost him $50K, and coach Mike Woodson has been adamant J Swish needs to grow up a bit. Read More »