Category Archives: Dime Magazine (Uproxx)

De’Anthony Melton Is An Obvious Fit And Potential Steal For The Rockets

Title: De’Anthony Melton Is An Obvious Fit And Potential Steal For The Rockets
Date: July 12, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about De’Anthony Melton, who fell on draft night but fell right into a perfect fit with the Houston Rockets.
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Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Has Been The Best Point Guard At Summer League

Title: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander Has Been The Best Point Guard At Summer League
Date: July 11, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Los Angeles Clippers rookie Shai Gilgeous-Alexander, the best rookie guard at Las Vegas Summer League.
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Rawle Alkins Is Looking To Be The Raptors’ Latest Success Story

Title: Rawle Alkins Is Looking To Be The Raptors’ Latest Success Story
Date: July 10, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about undrafted free agent Rawle Alkins, who is looking to follow Fred VanVleet’s path to success with the Toronto Raptors.
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R.J. Barrett’s Ascent To Stardom Is Fueled By More Than Raw Talent

Title: R.J. Barrett’s Ascent To Stardom Is Fueled By More Than Raw Talent
Date: June 29, 2018
Original Source: Dime Magazine (Uproxx Sports)
Synopsis: In my latest for Dime Magazine at Uproxx Sports, I wrote about Duke commit R.J. Barrett, his insatiable competitive fire, and why it’s more than just skill that makes him the present and future of Canadian basketball.
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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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