#BLAKE GRIFFIN

The Ultimate Dime Magazine Covers Collection

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11+ years, more than 70 issues and more than 5 million print copies in circulation - Dime Magazine has not only been a mainstay in the basketball universe, but it has also changed the way readers consume basketball content.

PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERS

Damian Lillard To Learn Defense From The Best: Gary Payton

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Damian Lillard accomplished almost everything as a rookie.

#CHICAGO BULLS

We Reminisce: When Gary Payton Put The Clamps On Michael Jordan In The NBA Finals

This year's Basketball Hall of Fame class was officially announced yesterday, and taking his rightful place among the game's greats in September will be Gary Payton.

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN

Louisville Knocks Out Michigan To Win Their First National Championship In 27 Years

After having one of their family members break his leg in half right in front of their bench, it was only fitting that this tournament, this season would end with the Louisville Cardinals winning a championship for the school (its first in 27 years), for Rick Pitino (who found out yesterday he'll be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame), and for Kevin Ware (for obvious reasons).

TRACY MCGRADY

Gary Payton is Going to the Hall of Fame: In Praise of The Glove

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While the NBA's grand old gatekeepers take their time weighing the option of keeping the Sacramento Kings in California's capital versus relocating the franchise to Seattle, the strongest reason for my pro-Emerald City optimism is that the league ultimately will not escape Seattle's presence.

#DWIGHT HOWARD

Kenneth Faried Crushes The Start Of All-Star Weekend; A Crazy Trade Rumor Is Floated

The NBA's All-Star weekend tipped off Friday night with the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge.

Style Kicks and Gear

Bidding Basketball: How To Get Ready For The Possible Return Of The NBA To Seattle

Last week, the basketball world was abuzz with news that the owners of the Sacramento Kings were in the process of finalizing the sale of the franchise to a Seattle-based ownership group.

#KOBE BRYANT

The Top 20 Trash Talkers In NBA History

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*With all of the recent events surrounding the Carmelo Anthony/Kevin Garnett feud, and the trash talk involved that lit the Internet on fire, we figured it was a good time to repost our piece on the top 20 trash talkers of all time, originally published in October of 2012.

russ granik

Gary Payton, Russ Granik And Del Harris Will Be On 2013 Hall Of Fame Ballot

First-time nominees for the 2013 Hall of Fame were revealed today by NBA.com, a list that includes just one big name but many more, lower-profile influencers on the game as it's played today.

#instagram

LeBron James’ Kicks, Manny Pacquiao Memes and the best of NBA Twitter & Instagram

Twitter and Instagram have added yet another avenue for basketball fans to connect with the personalities of their favorite NBA, college and high school players.

#video

Video: The Best Trash Talkers In NBA History

Ever since New York decided to bless the basketball world with more Rasheed Wallace and then this tape followed soon after, the offices at Dime have been on a trash-talking binge.

#BOSTON CELTICS

20 Historical NBA Teams That Deserve Books Written About Them

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This Tuesday, the Jack McCallum's Dream Team book is hitting shelves, which will probably make it the most compelling book about a sports team since The Jordan Rules.

SHAWN KEMP

Seattle’s (OKC) Top 5 NBA Finals Moments

The memories are still in Seattle.

#NBA

On The Seattle Supersonics, The Oklahoma City Thunder And Coming Full Circle

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Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, James Harden and the Oklahoma City Thunder are the feel-good story of the NBA.

Ink

Best New Ink: Woman Gets A Massive Gary Payton Tattoo On Her Torso

The majority of the time, there are more than enough NBA players getting ridiculous ink to satisfy even the most crazed needle lovers reading this site.

Wilbur the Wildcat

Day 2 Recap Of The 2012 Pac-12 Basketball Tournament: A Free Throw Travesty

Dime will be in the building all week for the 2012 Pac-12 basketball tournament to bring you updates on how the league is screwing with the NCAA selection committee's collective head and the awesome Staples Center buffets.


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