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HOOP DREAMS: How The Denver Nuggets Will Win The 2017 NBA Title
dimemag.com Updated Oct 25 (yesterday)
Getty Image The Denver Nuggets are full of potential and talent, but the team is so young and raw that they resemble a lump of clay more than a basketball team. Nikola Jokic is one of the most exciting young big men in the league, Emmanuel Mudiay, Gary …Share Tweet
dimemag.com Oct 25 (yesterday)Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweetnba.com Oct 25 (yesterday)LeBron knows teams gear up 'to beat me' | Rose: Regaining elite status 'a matter of time' | Jazz try to temper expectations | Pistons sign UdrihShare Tweet
Thunder waive forward Mitch McGarynba.com Oct 24 (2 days ago)OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- The Thunder finally cut ties with troubled forward Mitch McGary on Monday.Share Tweet
The Blazers’ Twitter Account Expertly Trolled The Warriors With A Sick ‘3-1’ Burndimemag.com Oct 21 (5 days ago)Getty Image Trolling the Golden State Warriors about blowing a 3-1 lead in the NBA Finals has quickly become one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially when it comes to social media. But according to Kevin Durant, losing to the Cavs was at least par…Share Tweet
Denver Nuggets exercise option on three playersnba.com Oct 21 (5 days ago)DENVER (Official Release) -- The Denver Nuggets have exercised the fourth-year options for both Gary Harris and Jusuf Nurkić and exercised the third-year option for Emmanuel Mudiay, General Manager and Executive Vice President of Basketball Operations T…Share Tweet
The Utah Jazz Are All A Bunch Of Caffeine Fiends Now Thanks To Boris Diawdimemag.com Oct 21 (5 days ago)USA TODAY Sports/Getty Utah is a state, thanks to Mormonism, that frowns upon hot drinks. Ignoring the aspects of a religion that has rules about drink temperature, you would think this is the last place in the world a coffee connoisseur would thrive. B…Share Tweet
Russell Westbrook Isn’t Ready To Leave Oklahoma City Any Time Soon If The Past Is Any Indicationdimemag.com Oct 20 (6 days ago)Getty Image When Kevin Durant left the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors, all eyes turned to Russell Westbrook. His team just got measurably worse, and with a year before his own free agency, many wondered if he was going to follow Dur…Share Tweet
Shootaround (Oct. 20) -- Minnesota not biting on Ricky Rubio trade offersnba.com Oct 20 (7 days ago)No. 1: Report: Wolves resisting Rubio trade offers -- When the Minnesota Timberwolves took Providence guard Kris Dunn with the No. 3 overall pick in the 2016 Draft, it seemed to indicate to many observes that incumbent point guard Ricky Rubio's days wer…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 19Utah’s 2015-16 turn was hamstrung from the outset. Lead guard Dante Exum looked as skittish and ill-prepared as any teenaged point guard prospect with limited low-end international experience would during his 2014-15 rookie season, but his offseason ACL…Share TweetRussell Westbrook (right) listens to Kevin Durant after the Thunder beat the Warriors in Game 4 of the 2016 Western Conference Finals. (J Pat Carter/Getty Images) After hinting at it last week, Kevin Durant has now made it clear: he “damn sure” wouldn’t…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 18Before the Golden State Warriors could blow a 3-1 lead in the 2016 NBA Finals, the Oklahoma City Thunder had to go and blow a 3-1 lead of its own in the Western Conference finals against those same Warriors. In a year full of startling conclusions, this…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 18The Portland Trail Blazers were undoubtedly one of the most enjoyable surprises of the 2015-16 NBA season. After losing four starters in the summer of 2015, the Blazers reassembled themselves around star point guard Damian Lillard in the hopes that they…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 18Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 17The Nuggets are fun. They’re full of fascinating talent under age 30. They could be a playoff team, if all goes according to plan. And this could’ve been said about them each of the last three 30-win seasons. But little has gone according to plan in the…Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 13Russell Westbrook admires Russell Westbrook while eating popcorn. (Getty Images) It seems every day somebody still weighs on Kevin Durant’s decision to leave the Oklahoma City Thunder for the Golden State Warriors this past summer. If it feels like just…Share Tweetnba.com Oct 13The relationship between Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook and former teammate Kevin Durant isn't getting any warmer.Share Tweet
HOOP DREAMS: How The Utah Jazz Will Win The 2017 NBA Titledimemag.com Oct 11Getty Image The Utah Jazz will lose five of their first six games, with their sole win coming against the bumbling Los Angeles Lakers. They will have lost every other game by single digits, including an overtime barnburner in San Antonio, where George H…Share Tweet
These Highlights Of Zach LaVine’s 30-Point Outing Make It Seem Like He Could Be The Wolves’ Best Playerdimemag.com Oct 11Karl-Anthony Towns is the Minnesota Timberwolves’ best player, and will be for the duration of his career in the Twin Cities. Unless, of course, Andrew Wiggins supplements his world-class combination of size and athleticism with the all-around skill set…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 10Getty Image Welcome to Hoop Dreams, a season preview unlike any other you’ll read before the 2016-17 season tips off. The premise is simple. We’ll be providing 30 of these fictional forays because it simply stinks that only one team can win the title ea…Share Tweet
If Andrew Wiggins Could Posterize Anyone In The NBA, It Would Be ‘My Boy JoJo Embiid’dimemag.com Oct 8Getty Image Andrew Wiggins and the Minnesota Timberwolves are hovering perilously close to relevance. The lower half of the Western Conference playoff bracket is full of question marks and exclamation points. They’ve hired a brand new coach with a track…Share Tweetnba.com Oct 8Hayward's injury impact | Lowry planning to opt out | Bayless may miss start of seasonShare Tweet
The Healing Problems With Durant's FootMar 20Dr. Mark Adickes explains the issues with Kevin Durant's type of foot injury and how the pain continues to affect him even after surgery.
Is Durant Being Shut Down For The Season?Mar 20Amin Elhassan reacts to the news that Kevin Durant will be out indefinitely and figures to not see him the rest of the season.
Westbrook, Thunder Topple HawksMar 20Russell Westbrook recorded his ninth triple-double of the season and the Thunder defeated the Hawks 123-115.
Magic Stun BlazersMar 20Victor Oladipo, Elfrid Payton and Nikola Vucevic each scored 22 points in the Magic's 111-104 win over the Blazers.