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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, Video / Apr 14, 2014 / 4:30 pm

Buzzer-Beaters, Dunks & The NBA Season’s Top 25 Plays

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

LeBron James, Dwyane Wade (Gary A. Vasquez/USA TODAY Sports)

Finally, at long last, the real season begins. But that doesn’t mean we can’t stop, look back, and appreciate the highlights and events that captivated us and stole our attention during the 2013-14 season. We’ve been treated to some great games, as recently as Sunday’s Golden State-Portland affair, and some highlights that may have been forgotten because of all the entertaining games we’ve witnessed this year. In case you may have forgotten, fans have been able to witness some of the greatest game-winners, poster dunks, and alley-oops in recent memory. Read More »

NBA, Video / Apr 9, 2014 / 4:30 pm

The 25 Best Dunks In The NBA This Season

Paul George

Paul George (Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports)

As the NBA regular season winds down, it’s time to reflect on the moments that got our hearts racing and made us jump out of our seats. I’m talking, of course, about the best dunks to take place during the year. Not including alley-oops or putback slams, this list of the top 25 dunks of the 2013-14 season purely features the traditional dunk, ranging from vicious poster slams to feats of finesse and hang time. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News, NBA / Dec 21, 2013 / 9:30 am

Video: Pau Gasol Gets “Swaggy” In Kobe-Less Lakers Win

Nick Young, Pau Gasol

On Friday night, the Lakers played their first game with Kobe Bryant again out. But rather than appearing timid or off lacking without their star, the Lakers actually appeared to have some fun. It didn’t hurt that they collectively shot 53 percent from the field, and Pau Gasol looked like the All-Star of old in a 104-91 win against the visiting ‘Wolves. Read More »

NBA / Nov 20, 2013 / 12:45 pm

10 Surprise NBA Players That Will Fall Off By Season’s End

O.J. Mayo

If there’s one thing everyone should learn from the beginning of the basketball season, it’s that overreactions come in a large supply. I mean… after the Sixers started the season 3-0, they appeared No. 1 in many power rankings across the basketball world. Whether that was a huge troll or not, it was still a massive overreaction to a team that won a few early games. The most important thing to remember is that the NBA season is 82 games long. We are only about 12 games in so far. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 18, 2013 / 11:45 am

The NBA’s 15 Best GIFs This Season

Lance Stephenson, Tony Allen

Basketball fanatics know that the world is a better place when the NBA is in full swing. While the season has yet to reach its quarter mark, the best basketball on the planet has not disappointed its fans, as multiple game-winners, phenomenal displays of athleticism, and renewed rivalries have all come out of the woodwork in the early season. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Nov 13, 2013 / 10:30 am

Lakers’ Xavier Henry Cold Crushes Dunk On Jeff Withey

Xavier Henry Jeff Withey

Even though 22-year-old Xavier Henry seems like a rookie to Lakers fans, he’s been in the league since being drafted No. 12 in 2010 by the Grizzlies. But with Mamba still out with the Achilles tear, Henry has often risen to the challenge, never more so than with is dunk on actual Pelicans rookie Jeff Withey. Read More »

Fantasy Doctor, NBA / Nov 4, 2013 / 11:15 am

Fantasy Basketball: The Week’s 5 Best Pickups (11.4)

Isaiah Thomas

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 / Nov 1, 2013 / 2:00 pm

5 NBA Questions That Still Need Answers

Dwyane Wade

Basketball is back and all is right with the world once again.

It has been an intriguing first week of basketball to say the least. You have the Miami Heat beating the Chicago Bulls and then losing to the Philadelphia 76ers. The Los Angeles Lakers actually beating the L.A. Clippers. Kevin Durant scoring 42. Kevin Love hitting clutch three-pointers. Stephen Curry hitting nine threes. Chris Paul and Blake Griffin hooking up for three alley-oops in less than a minute. Derrick Rose hitting a game-winner. Read More »

NBA, Smack / Oct 30, 2013 / 1:00 pm

Lakers’ Bench Destroys Clippers’ Starters; Why Karma Is To Blame


After an early TNT game that turned into a Heat blowout for a long stretch of the second half — though the Bulls did come back to make it a game in the fourth — it was refreshing to see a tight intra-city battle between the Lakers and Clippers. Except, once the fourth quarter rolled around, things didn’t really go as many had foretold this preseason. Read More »