TAG: Tyler Zeller

NBA / Mar 14, 2014 / 3:15 pm

Cleveland’s 5 Worst Mistakes Since LeBron Left

Anthony Bennett

Anthony Bennett (Tom Szczerbowski/USA TODAY Sports)

On July 8, 2010, LeBron James told the nation, on national television mind you, that he would be taking his “talents” to South Beach. The rest is history: LeBron went on to reach the NBA Finals three straight years, winning both of the last two seasons, and has a strong chance of three-peating this season. Cleveland went into depression; the Cavs tied the longest losing streak in professional sports (26 games, the longest in NBA history), and Cavs owner Dan Gilbert went crazy ex-girlfriend on us, publicly scorning LeBron for leaving a city that he has no actual connection to (LeBron is from Akron, not Cleveland… something many forget through all this). Read More »

NBA / Oct 15, 2013 / 3:00 pm

5 Reasons to Watch The 2013-14 Cleveland Cavaliers

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (photo. Instagram/clecavs)

With the start of the 2013-14 NBA season rapidly approaching, we thought it only fair to share what makes each team so exciting. Ontologically speaking, all 30 teams deserve our eyeballs this season. Even disastrous lineups still present oodles of plays, personalities, highlights and headaches. Here are five things to keep in mind for each team before flipping the channel.

Next up, a Cavaliers team with playoff aspirations. Read More »

NBA / Sep 11, 2013 / 10:15 am

It Was A Krispy Kreme Offseason For Cavs’ Center Tyler Zeller

Tyler Zeller (photo. Instagram/clecavs)

Tyler Zeller (photo. Instagram/clecavs)

The second-year center out of North Carolina, Tyler Zeller, experienced a bout of the flu last season that saw him lose more weight than he was comfortable with on his slender 7-0 frame. So he did what any rational American would do: he binged on Krispy Kreme. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 14, 2013 / 9:13 pm

Damian Lillard Predictably Leads The NBA’s All-Rookie Teams

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. Aaron Hewitt)

Predictably, Damian Lillard headlines this year’s NBA All-Rookie First Team, where he is joined by Bradley Beal, Dion Waiters, Anthony Davis and Harrison Barnes. After the craziness that was this year’s All-Defensive Teams, it was good to see that Lillard, this year’s Rookie of the Year, was the only unanimous selection. Read More »

All-Star, NBA / Feb 15, 2013 / 9:00 pm

In The Place To Be: Live From All-Star Friday Night

Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving (photo. D.L. Anderson)

Back once again. It’s NBA All-Star Weekend, which means traffic (and more traffic), some insane sneaker exhibits, and lots and lots of beautiful women flaunting skin all over the place. We have it all in Houston, and even though I just got into Texas earlier today, I have already taken in my fair share of the surroundings. Read More »

NBA / Feb 6, 2013 / 3:00 pm

The Top 10 NBA Rookie Of The Year Candidates, Vol. 6

Damian Lillard

Damian Lillard (photo. adidas)

In the final weeks before the All-Star break, the midseason mark is almost upon us. While every rookie under the sun has struggled at some point this season, Damian Lillard has remained invincible. Anthony Davis wasn’t able to shake injury. Bradley Beal has let the injury bug catch up with him as well, and Dion Waiters lost his starting spot at times. Read More »

Smack / Jan 30, 2013 / 1:08 am

LaMarcus Aldridge Beats Dallas At The Buzzer; Brandon Jennings Lights Up Detroit

LaMarcus Aldridge

LaMarcus Aldridge (photo. Hance Taplin)

In April, the Mavs might look back and admit this was the night their season died. Up 21, they blew the lead and then lost after a flurry of insanity doomed them. First, Nic Batum made a completely ridiculous three-pointer to tie it up (dude hadn’t made anything all night). Read More »

Smack / Jan 14, 2013 / 2:00 am

A Hungry Carmelo And Chris Copeland Will The Knicks Over New Orleans; The Lakers Get Dwight And A Win

New York Knicks

On Sunday, the Knicks were looking to Chris Copeland (22 points) to guide them early harder than someone lost looks for the North Star. The “other” guy in the Knicks’ recent starting five hit his first three threes in rapid fire to keep his team afloat in the first quarter and got another bucket before the first quarter was over. Read More »

Smack / Dec 13, 2012 / 1:09 am

Kevin Durant Explodes In OKC; The Best Team You Don’t Know About Beats Miami

Kevin Durant

Kevin Durant (photo. Nike)

Having Kevin Durant on your team is probably good for about 10 extra wins a year strictly based on his talent and his competitive streak. You’re going to win games you shouldn’t only because he’ll get pissed off for some reason or another and start raining Hell on whoever’s guarding him. Read More »

Style - Kicks and Gear / Dec 7, 2012 / 12:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Hip-Hop Star Stalley Speaks On His Favorite NBA Team & Whether His Beard Is Better Than James Harden’s Beard

Stalley

Stalley (photo. Gino DePinto)

It’s always a beautiful thing when you encounter a sports fanatic. I mean the ones who bleed their team’s colors and obsess over their city’s self-proclaimed dominance. The reputation of the Ohio State Buckeyes is irrefutable considering their prominence on both the court and the football field. Nobody can question that. Read More »