For every loser, there must be a winner.
- Geek & Sci-Fi
It would appear that any cracks that may exist in the Kevin Durant/Russell Westbrook relationship are not going to result in Russ leaving town any time soon.
Whereas last summer reshaped the NBA and as a byproduct of that, helped usher in the extended lockout, the upcoming abbreviated free agency period won't include a single franchise player.
Last night, I watched my Sixers maul the worst Phoenix Suns team in recent memory.
As you can imagine, everyone at Dime HQ doesn't always agree on everything.
The Nets are doing their best to fill out their roster and surround Deron Williams and Brook Lopez with as many able pieces as possible.
Just this morning it was considered all but done that free agent center Samuel Dalembert would be joining the Sacramento Kings.
The Nets are finally bringing back one half of HumpDash.
What made Mike D'Antoni and the Phoenix Suns such a threat in the Western Conference was the fact that he had an arsenal of shooters at his disposal.
We don't blame you if you have tuned out the Dwight Howard trade saga.
The fact that Gilbert Arenas is still a free agent says a lot about the direction the NBA is headed.
With the sudden end to the NBA lockout and abbreviated training camps rushing guys through to a regular season jammed with lots of games in short periods of time, I have no doubt that we're going to be seeing an uptick in injuries across the League.
It seems kind of crazy that a guy with serious back and conditioning issues can basically take his pick between the Knicks and Lakers, but that's exactly the position Baron Davis found himself in heading into the weekend.
The top tier NBA free agents are signed, sealed and delivered, but there are still a handful of guys that can help impact teams this year.
For a team that has been sooo agonizingly close to pulling off huge acquisitions for the franchise, the Nets are now sort of a mess.
The long, drawn-out courtship of Jamal Crawford appears to be over.
As more and more NBA free agents sign with teams, roster spots are becoming fewer by the hour.
"It's going to be Lob City.
The Orlando Magic have two things that no other team involved in the Dwight Howard Sweepstakes have at the moment: Dwight Howard and time.
UPDATE: Chad Ford is reporting that Rodney Stuckey is "balking at the Pistons' 5-year, $40-$45 million offer.