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Nene Compares Anthony Davis To Street Fighter’s Yogi “Dhalsim”

Nene Compares Anthony Davis To Street Fighter’s Yogi “Dhalsim”

dimemag.com Updated 2 hours ago
Wizards Brazilian big man Nene never struck us as a player prone to hyperbole. That’s what make his complimentary comments about Anthony Davis to NBA.com’s Steve Ashburner all the more flattering. When Nene compares you to an iconic Street Fighter chara…
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  • Seven charged with trespassing at Allen's home

    Seven charged with trespassing at Allen's home

    ESPN.com nba.com 3 hours ago
    Seven people were charged Wednesday with trespassing at former Miami Heat player Ray Allen's home while his wife and four young children were asleep upstairs.
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  • Shawn Marion isn't a panacea for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and t…

    Shawn Marion isn't a panacea for the Cleveland Cavaliers, and that's just fine

    yahoo.com Aug 18 (2 days ago)
    The Miami Heat “only” won two championships during LeBron James’ four seasons with the team, with the main personnel criticism from that run coming in the form of chiding the team’s front office for only going after big names in its attempts to build a …
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  • Apparently Paul Pierce Spends His Summers On Jets With Al Pacin…

    Apparently Paul Pierce Spends His Summers On Jets With Al Pacino

    dimemag.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    The headline says it all. Future Hall-of-Famer and key Washington Wizards free agent acquisition Paul Pierce shared an Instagram photo yesterday of he and legendary actor Al Pacino on a private plane. Better than the picture itself might be the incredib…
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  • Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners

    dimemag.com Aug 17 (3 days ago)
    July has come and gone and August is quickly doing the same. You know what that means? The NBA Offseason is on its last leg and winding down as teams begin to look towards the start of camp. Rosters are pretty much set, the dog days of hefty contracts h…
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  • Teens enter Ray Allen's Fla. home through unlocked door in midd…

    Teens enter Ray Allen's Fla. home through unlocked door in middle of night while wife, children sleep

    yahoo.com Aug 15 (5 days ago)
    It's perfectly reasonable to want to know whether Ray Allen has chosen to return to the Miami Heat for a 19th pro season or if, like fellow free-agent sharpshooters Mike Miller and James Jones before him, he's decided to follow LeBron James north to Ohi…
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  • We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookie

    dimemag.com Aug 14 (6 days ago)
    Magic Johnson turns 55 today. To honor his birthday, we take a look back at his incredible rookie season, which ended with Magic winning NBA Finals MVP as the Lakers defeated the 76ers in six games to win the title. Taken first overall in the 1979 NBA D…
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  • Heat-Cavs Christmas matchup highlights 2014-15 schedule

    Heat-Cavs Christmas matchup highlights 2014-15 schedule

    LeBron James will play his first game since rejoining the Cleveland Cavaliers at home Oct. 30 against New York, then return to Miami for the first time on Christmas.
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  • Paul Pierce saw a ghost, practiced some jump shots

    Paul Pierce saw a ghost, practiced some jump shots

    yahoo.com Aug 13
    Washington Wizards forward Paul Pierce could have retired after his last contract expired. He could have walked away from the NBA with a championship ring in hand, 10 All-Star games, more than 25,000 points and nearly $184 million in career earnings to …
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  • Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarna…

    Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarnation With Mavs

    dimemag.com Aug 13
    Over a decade ago Vince Carter was mentioned in the same breath as Kobe Bryant. It seems crazy now, especially after Kobe’s five rings ran parallel to Carter’s now-five separate teams since leaving the Raptors in the lurch midway through the 2004-05 sea…
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  • Magic: Think L.A. will get NFL team in 2 years

    Magic: Think L.A. will get NFL team in 2 years

    ESPN.com Aug 13
    Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles is ready for the return of an NFL team.
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  • Heat sign guard Reggie Williams

    Heat sign guard Reggie Williams

    nba.com Aug 12
    The Miami HEAT announced today that they have signed guard Reggie Williams. Per club policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
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  • Dime Q&A: Aaron Gordon Talks Transition Program, His Defens…

    Dime Q&A: Aaron Gordon Talks Transition Program, His Defensive Ability, & More

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Watching Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon play basketball, you’d never know he’s the youngest player in the NBA. Blessed with a combination of size and athleticism matched by few players in the world, the little things in Gordon’s game somehow still st…
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  • Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There…

    Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There Are Logos.

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Last week, comedian Joe Mande decided to change the name of every NBA team based on the first thing he could think of for each city. He’s posted them all on his website. Here’s a sampling of what he came up with: Atlanta Stripclubs, Brooklyn Bloggers, C…
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  • Wall Says Departed Assistant Sam Cassell Was Key To His Develop…

    Wall Says Departed Assistant Sam Cassell Was Key To His Development

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall plans to use being cut from the USA Basketball World Cup squad as motivation for the upcoming season. Given the apparent influence of former Washington Wizards assistant coach Sam Cassell, though, improv…
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  • Report: Ray Allen’s Agent Denies Cavs Story, Says Allen Still M…

    Report: Ray Allen’s Agent Denies Cavs Story, Says Allen Still May Retire

    dimemag.com Aug 11
    On Saturday, we relayed the report Ray Allen had decided to forestall his retirement and a future plaque in Springfield to play next season. Former Heat mate LeBron James and the new-look Cavs were supposed to be frontrunners to land his shooting servic…
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  • Report: Warriors At Clippers Set For Christmas

    Report: Warriors At Clippers Set For Christmas

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    The NBA’s annual slate of games on Christmas is always must-watch basketball, but this season’s showcase is especially intriguing. Two weeks after reports surfaced that LeBron James would make his initial return to the Miami Heat with the Cleveland Cava…
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  • John Wall Doesn’t Think He Was Given A Fair Chance With USA Bas…

    John Wall Doesn’t Think He Was Given A Fair Chance With USA Basketball

    dimemag.com Aug 10
    Washington Wizards All-Star point guard John Wall was always an unlikely candidate to make USA Basketball’s final roster for the 2014 FIBA World Cup, and he agrees with that assessment. As opposed to his shaky stylistic fit with the international game o…
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  • David Stern Thanks The NBA World In Gracious Hall Of Fame Speec…

    David Stern Thanks The NBA World In Gracious Hall Of Fame Speech

    It’s safe to say that no Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame inductee has had a panel of welcome presenters like Bill Russell, Magic Johnson, Larry Bird, longtime deputy commissioner Russ Granik, and Bob Lanier. Former NBA commissioner David Stern, though,…
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  • Cavs, Heat have preseason meeting in Brazil

    Cavs, Heat have preseason meeting in Brazil

    LeBron James will play his first preseason game with the Cavaliers at home before he faces his former team, the Miami Heat, in Brazil.
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  • ESPN Suspends Dan Le Batard Two Days For Trolling LeBron With B…

    ESPN Suspends Dan Le Batard Two Days For Trolling LeBron With Billboard

    deadspin.com Aug 7
    When ESPN's Dan Le Batard had his LeBron-busting ad rebuffed by a Cleveland newspaper , he didn't give up on his dream of taking a light-hearted, public shot at LeBron James on behalf of Miami Heat fans. Instead, he put the ad on a billboard in Akron, O…
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  • Report: Kevin Durant Close To $325 Million Endorsement Deal Wit…

    Report: Kevin Durant Close To $325 Million Endorsement Deal With Under Armour

    dimemag.com Aug 6
    It appears increasingly likely that Kevin Durant will be leaving longtime basketball king Nike for hoops upstart Under Armour. The biggest question on the basketball world’s mind now is if he’ll do the same with the Oklahoma City Thunder and Washington …
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  • Why Colin Cowherd Keeps Getting Away With This John Wall Shit

    Why Colin Cowherd Keeps Getting Away With This John Wall Shit

    deadspin.com Aug 6
    John Wall won't make Team USA this year. This is a shame, because John Wall is fun and it's fun to see John Wall surrounded by players who aren't Washington Wizards. It's a shame also because Colin Cowherd has another reason to run his mouth about John …
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  • Video - 10 Must-See NBA Games 06:40

    10 Must-See NBA Games

    Aug 13
    Breaking down the ten of the best games in upcoming 2014-15 NBA season.
  • Video - Nets' Schedule Announced 02:08

    Nets' Schedule Announced

    Aug 13
    ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Nets' 2014-15 schedule.
  • Video - A Quiz For Stephen Curry 02:13

    A Quiz For Stephen Curry

    Aug 12
    We caught up with Stephen Curry at Degree Men DO:MORE Three "Point" Basketball Clinic where he revealed real first name is Wardell, which prompted a TrueHoop TV quiz of the NBA star.
  • Video - Stephen Curry On A Shooter's Mentality 02:36

    Stephen Curry On A Shooter's Mentality

    Aug 12
    Stephen Curry is a humble guy with an audacious mentality on the court. And yes, he totally believes in the hot hand.

Sports Columnists

  • Rose late scratch for Team USA's exhibition

    Aug 20
    Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose was a last-minute scratch Wednesday night from Team USA's exhibition game against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
  • Derrick Rose sits out practice but will play in Team USA's next exhibition…

    Aug 19
    Derrick Rose sat out his second consecutive day of practice Tuesday but is still expected to play for Team USA in its exhibition game Wednesday night against the Dominican Republic at Madison Square Garden.
  • Final Team USA roster cut could come by Thursday

    Aug 18
    Final cuts to the Team USA roster for the FIBA World Cup could come as soon as Thursday, according to USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo.
  • International play 'perfect setting' for second NBA comeback of Chicago Bu…

    Aug 17
    Some ask whether international play is necessary for Derrick Rose. The answer is a resounding yes, according to an expert who suggests it's "the perfect setting" for his comeback.