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These Cavaliers-Themed Statues Made Of Butter At The Ohio State Fair Are Incredible
dimemag.com Updated Jul 26 (yesterday)
The state of Ohio will celebrate the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 2016 NBA championship for years to come in a variety of unique ways. Maybe the strangest tribute we’ve seen so far are these Cavs-themed statues made entirely out of butter that are on display at…Share Tweet
Pistons announce one-year deal with McCallumnba.com Jul 26 (yesterday)The Detroit Pistons officially announced their one-year deal with guard Ray McCallum on Tuesday.Share Tweet
Sasha Kaun Is Retiring From The NBA After One Seasondeadspin.com Jul 26 (yesterday)Sasha Kaun, a 31-year-old center who logged no playoff minutes for the Cleveland Cavaliers, is retiring. He will walk away with a championship in his sole NBA season.Read more...Share TweetAccording to The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers have signed Tyronn Lue to a five-year extension to serve as head coach.Read more...Share Tweet
Hillary And Bill Clinton Versus The Bulls Is The ‘NBA Jam’ Matchup You Didn’t Know You Wanteddimemag.com Jul 25 (3 days ago)At some point in 2007, a person said to themselves, “NBA Jam is a cool game, but it’d be a lot cooler if we hacked it so we could put the Clintons on the Washington Bullets and have them play against the Chicago Bulls.” Whatever triggered the idea, it’s…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)Getty Image The Boston Celtics went 48-34 last season. They lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Atlanta Hawks after six hard-fought games, failing to advance past that point of the postseason for the second-consecutive year. Boston has much t…Share Tweet
Andersen reunites with LeBron, signs with Cavsnba.com Jul 22 (6 days ago)The 2016 NBA Champion Cleveland Cavaliers have signed center Chris Andersen, General Manager David Griffin announced today from Cleveland Clinic Courts. Per league and team policy, terms of the contract were not released.Share Tweet
Pacers sign free agent guard Aaron Brooksnba.com Jul 21 (7 days ago)The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have signed veteran free agent point guard Aaron Brooks to a contract. Per team policy, no terms are released.Share Tweet
Dwyane Wade’s Police Escort At A Mall In China Is One Normally Reserved For Royaltydimemag.com Jul 20Now that Dwyane Wade has officially moved on from Miami and signed with his hometown, Vegas Summer League champion Chicago Bulls, he’s free to get back to enjoying his summer vacation. One way to do that is to visit China and be treated like a king. Wad…Share Tweet
Carmelo Anthony Claims The Knicks ‘Probably’ Would Have Signed Dwyane Wade If The Timing Was Rightdimemag.com Jul 20Getty Image As you have surely heard, Dwyane Wade left the Miami Heat to sign with the Chicago Bulls this offseason. Even though Wade isn’t the player he once was, it was still a big move. However, to hear Carmelo Anthony tell it, the three-time champio…Share Tweet
Bulls add long-range shooter in Isaiah Canaannba.com Jul 20The Chicago Bulls have signed guard Isaiah Canaan.Share Tweetdeadspin.com Jul 19How many centers should an NBA team have? One is clearly not enough, although the Cleveland Cavaliers just won the Finals without really playing any of the players technically classified as centers on their roster. You probably should have at least two,…Share Tweet
Pistons sign F Ellenson to multiyear dealnba.com Jul 19The Detroit Pistons have signed first-round draft pick Henry Ellenson.Share Tweet
J.R. Smith’s Shirtless Summer Quest Is The 8-Bit Video Game We Desperately Wish Was Realdimemag.com Jul 19Summer of JR: @TheRealJRSmith vs. T-Shirts — The Ringer (@ringer) July 19, 2016 Ever since the final buzzer sounded in Game 7 of the NBA Finals, it’s been a non-stop party for J.R. Smith. The former Sixth Man of the Year started the night the Cavs won t…Share Tweet
Myles Turner Comes Clean And Says He’ll Slide Into Your DMs ‘Headfirst’dimemag.com Jul 19Myles Turner had a breakout rookie season with the Indiana Pacers, becoming arguably their best big man by the end of the 2015-16 season and making Ian Mahinmi (now a Washington Wizard) expendable. Little did we know that he was also — pause for dramati…Share TweetThe NBA’s Las Vegas Summer League is more about the chance to see top draft picks and youngsters before real games start than about the competition itself. A few more games like Monday night’s tournament final between the Minnesota Timberwolves and Chic…Share TweetMiles Plumlee throws down a reverse dunk in front of Thaddeus Young during a March 2016 Bucks-Nets game. (AP/Seth Wenig) Another restricted free agent returned to his most recent employer on Monday, as another free-agent big man drank deeply of the boun…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 18Getty Image Anderson Varejao was on the losing side of the 2016 NBA Finals. The midseason addition of the Golden State Warriors watched helplessly as the Cleveland Cavaliers, his former team for 11 seasons, rallied from a 3-1 series deficit to take home…Share Tweetdimemag.com Jul 18The NBA’s Summer League championship game will go down on Monday as the unbeaten Chicago Bulls take on the underdog Minnesota Timberwolves. The T-Wolves entered the playoffs as the #24 seed, but have rattled off four-straight wins to reach the Finals, a…Share Tweet
Could J.R. Smith Really Leave The Cavs This Offseason?dimemag.com Jul 17Getty Image By all accounts, J.R. Smith is having a pretty good summer. After helping bring the city of Cleveland its first championship in more than 50 years, the poster boy for irrational confidence has been on cloud nine. But soon enough, he’ll have …Share TweetGetty Image It may have stressed him out to the point where he lost 10 pounds, but eventually, Dwyane Wade decided to go back home and play for the Bulls next season instead of rejoining the Miami Heat. Losing their franchise player was a major blow to …Share Tweet
Recap: Bulls 88, Wizards 85nba.com Jul 16The Chicago Bulls defeated the Washington Wizards 88-85 in the quarterfinals of the Las Vegas Summer League on Saturday.Share Tweet
Cavs Win Second StraightMar 20LeBron James scored a game-high 29 points in the Cavs' 95-92 win over the Pacers.
Nets Outlast BucksMar 20The Nets needed triple overtime to beat the Bucks 129-127 in Brooklyn.
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Cavs Continue Home DominanceMar 18Kevin Love and Kyrie Irving each posted double-doubles as the Cavs captured their 14th straight win at home with a 117-92 victory over the Nets.