Month: April 2021

HoopDimes Podcast – Episode 1: NBA MVP Contenders

HoopDimes Podcast – Episode 1: NBA MVP Contenders

DV and Frankie Buckets team up for their first podcast together, ever, as well as the premiere HoopDimes podcast episode. They pick their NBA MVP, as well as mention the contenders and pretenders so far. Can anyone catch Nikola Jokic at this point? Should we still consider Joel Embiid even though he’s missed a significant…

The Portland Trail Blazers Defense Needs To Change

The Portland Trail Blazers Defense Needs To Change

The Portland Trail Blazers defense has been atrocious this season and will hold back any chance they have to win a title. In order to show just how bad it’s been, here is a couple of lists that can illustrate such a fact. Defensive Rating 30. Sacramento Kings 29. Portland Trail Blazers 28. Minnesota Timberwolves…

The Zion 1: Zion Williamson’s First Signature Sneaker Debuts

The Zion 1: Zion Williamson’s First Signature Sneaker Debuts

New Orleans Pelicans star, Zion Williamson is finally coming out with his own signature sneaker. Having been a part of Jordan Brand since his NBA journey began last season, Williamson will debut the Zion 1 tonight versus the Brooklyn Nets. The Zion 1 comes in four colorways, all of them with specific meaning to the…

Hoop Dimes Alley Oop: Zion Williamson to the New York Knicks?

Hoop Dimes Alley Oop: Zion Williamson to the New York Knicks?

Recently, Zion Williamson mentioned how much he loved playing in the New York Knicks’ building, Madison Square Garden. In fact, he was visibly elated. Could this be a sign of things to come? Watch the video below to hear Zion’s answer to a reporter’s question that could get Knicks fans excited. But, should they be?

LaMarcus Aldridge: A Career of What-Ifs

LaMarcus Aldridge: A Career of What-Ifs

On April 15th, LaMarcus Aldridge released shocking news that due to issues with his heart, he would need to immediately retire from the game of basketball. He was a great player that was underrated throughout his whole career because he could never reach the final stage of success and attention he always craved.  I grew…