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Baptism: Blazers Nicolas Batum Skies Over Stephen Curry

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Blazers rack up their 10th straight victory.

#LeBron James

The NBA’s 10 Best Dunks Of The Week, Starring Andre Drummond

Starting off from this past Saturday, we take a look at the top 10 dunks of the week, capped off by one of the most creative alley-oop slams in recent history.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

The 2013-14 Head-To-Head Fantasy Basketball Top 50 – Preseason Edition

Preseason stats don't mean too much, but it's great to finally have something to analyze.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

The Top 20 Small Forwards In The NBA Right Now

NBA small forwards usually have that rare combination of skill, size and athleticism that makes them a terror to defend and a spectacle to watch.

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How The Trail Blazers’ Offseason Turned Them Into Real Contenders For The Playoffs

Aside from the 2012-13 ROY Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers fans did not have a lot to get excited about last season.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

The Top 45 Small Forwards In Fantasy Basketball

While all of America is gearing up for fantasy football, we here at Dime feel that it's never too early for fantasy basketball draft preparation.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

The 2013-14 Head-to-Head Fantasy Basketball Top 50

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There's nothing better than beating down a different opponent every week as opposed to the monotony of rotisserie.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

10 Tiers Of The Best NBA Players 25 Years Old Or Younger

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As much as I enjoy watching LeBron James at the peak of his NBA powers, as much as I enjoy watching the veteran Celtics come together since Rajon Rondo went down, as fun as it is to watch Carmelo Anthony drop 35-plus night after night en-route to his first scoring title, and Chris Paul continuing to be the best point guard of this generation, what makes the NBA so great night in and night out is everyone else.

#CLEVELAND CAVALIERS

5 Lottery Teams Most Likely To Make The NBA Playoffs Next Year

With the NBA Playoffs less than a week away, the fans of 16 teams are prepping themselves for the excitement of the second season, each team just 16 wins away from calling themselves world champions.

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Nicolas Batum Destroys Gerald Wallace’s Dunk Attempt

When Portland dealt Gerald Wallace to New Jersey/Brooklyn just a little over a year ago, it officially opened the door for Nicolas Batum.

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Video: LaMarcus Aldridge And Nicolas Batum’s Huge Shots Knock Out Dallas

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We recapped this wild finish already last night in Smack, but watching the final three shots of Portland's 21-point comeback against Dallas is worth replaying.

#BLAKE GRIFFIN

Blake Griffin’s Monster Dunk Over Nicolas Batum

Blake Griffin flies over Nicolas Batum and throws down a monster dunk.

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Nicolas Batum Lobs the Rock to J.J. Hickson

Nicolas Batum lobs the rock to J.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

Wes Matthews Puts The Final Nail In Miami’s Coffin; Paul George And Indiana Shut Down New York

Portland fell into a lull for a quarter and a half -- usually a death knell against a team like Miami -- but still knocked off the Heat, 92-90, because they awoke twice at key moments to get back into position to stuff the champs at home.

#DWIGHT HOWARD

The Biggest, Most Incredible, Unbelievable, Shouted About Sports Moments Of 2012

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It is not an easy task to put together a list, such as the Greatest Sports Moments of 2012, specifically because so many things happen in any given year that it’s all but impossible to universally gauge which one event or person is greater than another.

#KOBE BRYANT

Damian Lillard Drills A Cold-Blooded Game-Winner; Kobe Goes Off And Gets Called Out

Damian Lillard is the best thing about Portland right now - and that includes its legendary breweries.

#CARMELO ANTHONY

Carmelo Anthony’s First Quarter Toasts The Lakers; Damian Lillard Steals A Win From San Antonio

The Knicks have laid a tripwire around Madison Square Garden this season, staying undefeated there by springing a first-quarter trap on the Lakers en route to a 116-107 win.

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Video: Nicolas Batum Drills A Game-Winning Three In Overtime Against Cleveland

Nicolas Batum came within a few tenths of a second of having his first game-winning shot beat Cleveland on Saturday night.


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