Category Archives: Dime Magazine (Uproxx)

OG Anunoby’s Future Is As Bright As Ever After Toronto’s Playoff Defeat At The Hands Of LeBron

Title: OG Anunoby’s Future Is As Bright As Ever After Toronto’s Playoff Defeat At The Hands Of LeBron
Date: May 16, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about the impossible task of guarding LeBron James for an entire playoff series and why, even in defeat, doing so showed how bright OG Anunoby’s future is.
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Otto Porter Hopes To Learn From The Past To Slow Down DeMar DeRozan And The Raptors

Title: Otto Porter Hopes To Learn From The Past To Slow Down DeMar DeRozan And The Raptors
Date: April 19, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about the lessons Otto Porter learned guarding DeMar DeRozan in the 2014-15 playoffs and how he’ll need them now that the Wizards are down 0-2 to the Raptors in the rematch.
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Brandon Jennings Needed To Become ‘The World Hooper’ To Get Back In The NBA

Title: Brandon Jennings Needed To Become ‘The World Hooper’ To Get Back In The NBA
Date: March 14, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Brandon Jennings’ road back to the NBA, the trails he’s blazed in his career, and becoming The World Hooper.
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Remembering The Forgotten Brilliance And Unparalleled Controversy Of The 2011 Dunk Contest

Title: Remembering The Forgotten Brilliance And Unparalleled Controversy Of The 2011 Dunk Contest
Date: February 14, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about the amazing, underrated, and controversial 2011 Slam Dunk Contest, which every participant is still claiming they should have won.
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Two-Way Contracts Shifted The Focus At This Year’s NBA G League Showcase

Title: Two-Way Contracts Shifted The Focus At This Year’s NBA G League Showcase
Date: January 17, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about how two-way contracts are changing the G League and the 10-day contract market, then provided some assorted notes from The G League Showcase. Read an excerpt!

Emeka Okafor Is Fighting For One More Opportunity To Make It To The NBA

Title: Emeka Okafor Is Fighting For One More Opportunity To Make It To The NBA
Date: December 12, 2017
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Michael Beasley’s odd basketball journey and how it’s made him into the league’s unlikeliest leader.
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Michael Beasley’s Infectious Confidence Makes Him The NBA’s Most Unlikely Leader

Title: Michael Beasley’s Infectious Confidence Makes Him The NBA’s Most Unlikely Leader
Date: November 24, 2017
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Michael Beasley’s odd basketball journey and how it’s made him into the league’s unlikeliest leader.
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CJ Miles Believes Writing Hip-Hop Music Is Like Finding Basketball Again

Title: CJ Miles Believes Writing Hip-Hop Music Is Like Finding Basketball Again
Date: October 27, 2017
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my first piece for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I spoke with C.J. Miles about his Soundcloud rap, finding himself in the booth, and why he writes.
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