GIF: Elfrid Payton Channels Magic Johnson By Dishing A Dime While On His Behind
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We were still stuck in the id phase of development when Magic Johnson was leading LA’s Showtime Lakers at the Old Forum under coach Pat Riley. That doesn’t mean we didn’t beg our parents for VHS tapes of him when we hit the ego stage of sentience. We re…Upvote Share Tweet
Aaron Gordon Jumps Up & Around Flamengo Brazil Defender For Power Dunkdimemag.com Oct 15 (5 days ago)It’s only a matter of time until Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon became a favorite of the NBA world. If he keeps making plays like this one, it will surely come sooner than even his biggest fans were anticipating. In his team’s exhibition game against…Upvote Share TweetCharlotte Hornets point guard Kemba Walker suffered a contusion on his left knee during Monday night's NBA preseason game against the Orlando Magic.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 9Magic Johnson and Kobe Bryant hated Mike D’Antoni. Hated him. Absolutely despised what they saw as his opposition to bootstrap-pullin’, all out old school basketball, what with his runnin’ and gunnin’ and attempting to do whatever he could to pry a comp…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 8We’re in a different era. We’re not stuck in the 1980s, when Larry Bird had to buy a second edition of his local newspaper in order to see what Magic Johnson put up in the Laker box score that missed deadline on the west coast. There are no Rolodexes to…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 7This is what happens when a rebuilding process is forced on you, and you fail to recognize as much. The Orlando Magic walked away from the Dwight Howard trade as the clear winners, but that’s not saying a whole heck of a lot. Worse, because the Magic’s …Upvote Share TweetThe Orlando Magic will be missing a pair of projected regular-season starters for their preseason opener.Upvote Share Tweet
Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved alternate jerseys for 2014-15 seasonyahoo.com Sep 30It's been two seasons since the NBA and apparel partner Adidas introduced short-sleeved jerseys into teams' uniform rotations, and it seems like the only thing expanding as quickly as the number of squads wearing the new duds has been the complaints abo…Upvote Share Tweet
Here we go again: Warriors, Magic, Rockets unveil new sleeved alternate jerseys for 2014-15 seasonyahoo.com Sep 30It's been two seasons since the NBA and apparel partner Adidas introduced short-sleeved jerseys into teams' uniform rotations, and it seems like the only thing expanding as quickly as the number of squads wearing the new duds has been the complaints abo…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Sep 23In a series of tweets, NBA Hall of Famer Magic Johnson said he met with embattled Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry and said he respected and appreciated Ferry's apology.Upvote Share Tweet
Bulls sign former Magic guard Moorenba.com Sep 18The Chicago Bulls have signed former Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore.Upvote Share Tweet
Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramasdimemag.com Sep 17The increasingly active and humorous Twitter accounts of NBA teams are at it again. We’ve already shown you our favorite #NBASitcoms and #NBAMovies; now it’s time for some #NBADramas. Here are some miscellaneous notables this time around: Good Wall Hunt…Upvote Share Tweet
Charles Barkley blames his 'rift' with Michael Jordan on his criticism of the former Charlotte Bobcatsyahoo.com Sep 4Basketball Hall of Famers Charles Barkley and Michael Jordan have a decades-long friendship that is probably the most documented and detailed in NBA history. Sure, Wilt Chamberlain and Bill Russell had their good times toward the end, and Larry Bird and…Upvote Share Tweet
Maurice Harkless Says Magic Have “A Chance To Make The Playoffs”dimemag.com Sep 2The lack of balance between the Western and Eastern Conferences still exists. There are at least 11 quality teams in the West, each of whom would expect to make the playoffs if it resided in the East. As is, though, even 2013-2014 postseason teams like …Upvote Share Tweet
Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winnersdimemag.com Aug 17July 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…Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: Magic Wins Finals MVP As An NBA Rookiedimemag.com Aug 14Magic 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Incredible New Vince Carter Mix Showcases Vinsanity’s Reincarnation With Mavsdimemag.com Aug 13Over 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic: Think L.A. will get NFL team in 2 yearsESPN.com Aug 13Los Angeles Lakers Hall of Famer Magic Johnson says Los Angeles is ready for the return of an NFL team.Upvote Share Tweet
Dime Q&A: Aaron Gordon Talks Transition Program, His Defensive Ability, & Moredimemag.com Aug 11Watching 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Comedian Creates NBA Team Names By Word Association. Now, There Are Logos.dimemag.com Aug 11Last 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…Upvote Share TweetIt’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,…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another 3-pointer from a Laker team, I'll be happy.'yahoo.com Jul 31During the 1990-91 season, a campaign that saw the Los Angeles Lakers ride a fifth-ranked offense all the way to the NBA Finals, Magic Johnson and Byron Scott led the team in attempting 250 and 219 3-pointers, respectively. No other Laker even broke tri…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic Johnson: 'If I don't see another three-pointer from a Laker team, I'll be happy.'yahoo.com Jul 31During the 1990-91 season, a campaign that saw the Los Angeles Lakers ride a fifth-ranked offense all the way to the NBA Finals, Magic Johnson and Byron Scott led the team in attempting 250 and 219 three-pointers, respectively. No other Laker even broke…Upvote Share Tweet
Aaron Gordon Shows Off Insane Hops With Series Of Effortless Dunksdimemag.com Jul 29Just days after Zach LaVine left the dunking world’s mouth agape with an array of incredible slams at the Seattle Pro-Am, fellow rookie Aaron Gordon is primed to do the same. The 18 year-old Gordon showed off the immense athleticism that him the surpris…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic Top Heat In OvertimeOct 7Chris Bosh and Luol Deng each scored 18 points in the Heat's 108-101 preseason loss to the Magic.
Oladipo Hits Backward Half-Court ShotSep 29Orlando Magic shooting guard Victor Oladipo sinks a great half-court shot while standing backward.
Rookie Class, "One Four" The AgesJul 31After watching them up close, David Thorpe says even beyond the big names the draft class of 2014 has a chance to be the best since 1984.
Smart, Celtics Top MagicJul 10Marcus Smart scored 19 points in the Celtics' 76-67 win over the Magic.
LeBron James of Cleveland Cavaliers says Chicago Bulls are betterOct 20Less than two weeks before their first regular-season meeting, LeBron James believes the Chicago Bulls are better than his Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA: LeBron's building goals for trip to RioOct 11LeBron James' main goal for the Cavs' trip to Rio was to help his team get in the groove, Brian Windhorst writes.
Miami Heat happy to get LeBron James reunion 'out of the way'Oct 11The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.
Heat happy LeBron reunion is 'out of the way'Oct 11The Miami Heat were relieved to get their first meeting with LeBron James out of the way to help with what they hope is a process of moving on.