Ranking The NBA’s Biggest Offseason Winners
dimemag.com Updated Aug 17
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…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 TweetThe Orlando Magic filled out their rotation in the backcourt with the signing of free agent guard Luke Ridnour.Upvote Share TweetIt’s no secret that Orlando Magic rookie Aaron Gordon needs to work on his perimeter skills before making a full-time transition to the wing in the NBA. And by all accounts, Gordon is living up to his reputation as a tireless worker by constantly honing…Upvote Share Tweet
Magic sign 2nd-rounder Devyn Marblenba.com Jul 24The Orlando Magic will have all three of their draft picks in training camp following the signing of second-round pick Devyn Marble.Upvote Share TweetVeteran point guard Jameer Nelson signed with the Dallas Mavericks, the team announced Thursday.Upvote Share Tweet
We Reminisce: “Skip 2 My Lou” Turns 38 Todaydimemag.com Jul 24Rafer Alston turns 38 today. While he never reached superstar status in the NBA, the streetball legend went from the playground to a starting point guard playing in the NBA Finals. Today, we remember the man they call Skip 2 My Lou. From a young age, Al…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 23The Mavericks are closing in on signing former Magic point guard Jameer Nelson, according to sources briefed on the talks.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Jul 18In the early days of this month's NBA free agency, back before LeBron James knocked over the first really big domino, Phoenix Suns sharpshooting big man Channing Frye signed a four-year, $32-million deal with the Orlando Magic. The contract was reasonab…Upvote Share Tweet
Luke Ridnour finalizing deal with Orlando MagicESPN.com Jul 16The Orlando Magic are finalizing an agreement with free-agent point guard Luke Ridnour, sources told ESPN.com.Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Jul 15The Chicago Bulls have agreed to send Anthony Randolph and two second-round picks to the Orlando Magic.Upvote Share Tweet
Afflalo: Nuggets Are “A Championship Caliber Team”dimemag.com Jul 15Arron Afflalo won’t be the primary option for the Denver Nuggets this season like he was with the Orlando Magic in 2013-2014, and the career-best numbers he compiled then will surely suffer as a result. After playing two years with a franchise still in …Upvote Share TweetEntering free agency this offseason, Orlando Magic general manager Rob Hennigan predicted only minor, not major, tinkering with his roster unless there was a piece he and his staff felt they had to have.Upvote Share Tweet
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Noel, Gordon Make Summer League DebutsJul 5No. 4 overall pick Aaron Gordon scored 7 points in his NBA summer league debut, and Nerlens Noel scored 17 points in a losing effort.
Sources: Brazil guard Barbosa, Warriors agreeAug 28Brazil guard Leandro Barbosa has reached an agreement to sign with the Golden State Warriors for the upcoming season, ESPN.com has learned.
Windhorst: Kevin Love's contract situationAug 27Kevin Love is not signing a contract extension with the Cavs right now? Here's why, Brian Windhorst writes.
Glen Taylor of Minnesota Timberwolves says Cleveland Cavaliers not best be…Aug 26Minnesota Timberwolves owner Glen Taylor said he thinks Kevin Love may get exposed for defensive liabilities now that he has joined the high-profile Cleveland Cavaliers.
Philadelphia 76ers to trade for, then waive Hasheem ThabeetAug 26The Oklahoma City Thunder have struck a deal to trade reserve center Hasheem Thabeet to Philadelphia, ESPN.com has learned.