Teams’ Latest Twitter Contest Is #NBADramas
dimemag.com Updated Sep 17 (yesterday)
The 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
Bulls sign former Magic guard Moorenba.com Sep 18 (yesterday)The Chicago Bulls have signed former Orlando Magic guard E'Twaun Moore.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 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 Tweet
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.
Report: Frye, Magic Agree On $32M ContractJul 7ESPN NBA insider Amin Elhassan discusses the addition of Channing Frye to the Orlando Magic and why he decided to move on from the Phoenix Suns.
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.
Joe Ingles of Australian national team agrees to 1-year deal with Los Ange…Sep 16Australian swingman Joe Ingles has parlayed a fine showing at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup into an NBA contract with the Los Angeles Clippers.
Adande: Re-examining NBA racism campaignSep 13Why hasn't the NBA vigorously tried to identify the source of the Luol Deng comments? J.A. Adande examines.
Kenneth Faried says Team USA 'wanted to beat' Spain in FIBA Basketball Wor…Sep 11Kenneth Faried was the only player willing to say what at least a few members of Team USA are presumably feeling after advancing to a gold-medal game that won't have Spain on the other side.
Derrick Rose is 'ready to be Derrick,' Mike Krzyzewski saysSep 10Derrick Rose has convinced at least one prominent member of the American basketball community that he has turned a significant corner in his comeback.