Fantasy Basketball: The 5 Best Pickups Of The Week (1.14)


FRESH PICKINGS Al-Farouq Aminu (19 percent owned in Yahoo.

University Of North Carolina

Dime Q&A: Kendall Marshall On Playing In Phoenix And Angry Birds

Dime had a chance to catch up with a handful of NBA rookies at the NBA Rookie Photo Shoot last Tuesday.


The NBA Summer League’s All-Translate Team

As barometers of NBA success go, the Summer League isn't always going to give the most accurate forecast.

University Of North Carolina

Dime Q&A: John Henson On What The NBA Draft Process Is Really Like

The NBA Draft process is a once in a lifetime experience for those who go through it.


The Top 10 Shotblockers In The 2012 NBA Draft

Serge Ibaka is setting the precedent for shotblocking in the NBA.


Dime Mock Draft: 3.0 – Changes Go Down In The Top 5

Following the shocking NBA Draft Lottery in New York City where everyone and their momma is now saying David Stern and the NBA rigged it to make sure the top prize landed in New Orleans, now we can now begin to get an idea of how the first round of the draft will play out after the top spot.


Required Hip-Hop For The Top 30 Players In The 2012 NBA Draft

With the NBA Draft Lottery taking place, everyone has a better idea where likely draftees will land come June 28, 2012.


Boston Hands Miami A Rare Home Loss; Chicago Is Just Fine Without Derrick Rose

In a calmer, maybe more reasonable world, the Miami Heat could lose a game like the game they lost to the Boston Celtics last night and it wouldn't be a big deal.

University Of North Carolina

Report: UNC’s Harrison Barnes, John Henson & Kendall Marshall Will Enter NBA Draft

Any thoughts about coming back next year stronger and healthier, and making another run at a national championship are going out the window in Chapel Hill.

West Virginia University

5 Players You Need To Watch In The 2012 NCAA Tournament, Part 2

It's tourney time, which means meaningful afternoon basketball between teams we pretend to know something about.


Dime Q&A: Doug Gottlieb Breaks Down The NBA Draft & His Favorite Comedies, Part II

Since he watches so much college basketball, you'll be pressed to find someone besides Doug Gottlieb with a better handle on which NBA Draft prospects will succeed and which ones will become busts.

Will Barton

Monday Madness: Best & Worst of the College Basketball Weekend


The first month of the college hoops season has already had enough defining moments to warrant the Luther Vandross treatment.


Matt Barnes: Dwight Howard Wants To Be A Laker; Kentucky Beats UNC In The Final Seconds


Matt Barnes is a little crazy, but Laker fans are hoping he's not lying.

William Buford

Monday Madness: College Basketball’s Weekend In Review


Hidden between the lines of the most depressing sports stories of the week – Penn State's cover-up scandal putting a dark cloud over college football, and the NBA lockout threatening to put pro basketball on indefinite hiatus – are two words that should cheer up anybody who frequents this site: "college" and "basketball.


Allen Iverson Would ‘Relish’ Signing In Boston; LeBron Says He’d Take Kobe 1-On-1


You know big expectations are in store when you win by 16 points and yet the opposing crowd is still chanting overrated.


Players Don’t Want The Owners’ Offer; North Carolina Dominates Michigan State


So after months and months of rambling back and forth, he reported she reported, and the owners and players doing a fair amount of snipping back and forth, it looks like we will have some type of resolution within the next four or five days.

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