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Kobe fans celebrate at his final game

Man poses with Kobe Bryant jersey while wearing a Lakers jersey

Brenda Mendez

April 14, 2016

Bryant ended his 20th season with the Los Angeles Lakers after being drafted in 1996 NBA draft by the Charlotte Hornets who then traded with the Lakers and the rest was history. Fans from all over world walked towards Staples Center to witness the last game of #24. A pregame mini-parade was held in...

Matador News: April 16th, 2015

Matador News: April 16th, 2015

Matador News

April 16, 2015

Suge Knight faces murder charges; violent crime is up in Los Angeles, and the Lakers end another season without a trip to the play-offs. Matador News reporter Nancy Tinajero talks to CSUN students about safety on L.A. public transportation, and Georgia's governor signs a medical marijuana bill. Anchors:...

the SET episode 3

Conner and Ernesto on The SET Show

Conner Faulk

January 23, 2015

Conner and Ernesto on the SET Conner Faulk and Ernesto Casillas are proud to bring you Episode 3 of the SET Sports-Entertainment-Talk.  This week we have a food and LA nightlife segment, as well as discuss the NFL, pro bowl, dvd and movie releases.  Conner also does a Top 5 best heist movie list as we...

The New NBA Model

Long gone are the days of a single superstar carrying an NBA team to championships. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Kenneth Berry

December 12, 2014

The maxim that everything that lives will eventually die is a numbing pill swallow; however, the ironic realization of this is that humans fight it till the day we expire. Thus is the same in the NBA. The days of Showtime and Jordan are over and are never going to be seen again. The nostalgia of th...

Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Basketball Reasons keep Clippers as king of Los Angeles: Column

Moises Ajanel

December 5, 2014

“Basketball Reasons” is arguably the turning point for two Los Angeles franchises. One went from being a long-time NBA powerhouse, to a team whose current success hinders on how many games they are willing to lose in order to retain a draft pick. The other, is a championship contender captiv...

Kobe Bryant’s greatness not diminished by missed shots: column

Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Andrew Lim

November 14, 2014

Kobe Bryant, during a 107-102 loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, made history.   He became the No.1 player in NBA history to have the most missed shots.   With 6:25 left in the game, he missed his signature fadeaway shot which was his 13th missed shot and his 13,418th miss of his c...

NBA Preview: Western Conference outlook by division

Before the Spurs can repeat again they must prove themselves to the rest of the Southwest Division. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

With the NBA tipping off earlier this week, The Sundial Sports Staff broke down the top competitors within each division. Up first is the Western Conference, which produced last season's champions. As always, the Western Conference has plenty of competition, but teams must get through tough division...

Steve Nash’s injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Steve Nash's injury, more bad news for Laker fans: Column

Andrew Lim

October 24, 2014

  The Lakers’ season continues to be on a downward spiral. Steve Nash is out for the season due to nerve damage in his back. After an off-season mediocre at best, the Lakers organization gets another blow. The Lakers first whiffed on Lebron James, whiffed on Carmelo Anthony and...

Laker fans should find silver lining in disastrous season

Laker fans should find silver lining in disastrous season

Rohit Ghosh

January 21, 2014

The 2013-2014 Los Angeles Lakers’ regular season hasn’t been the most satisfying of journeys for the team or its fan base. The season is halfway done and the fans’ reaction to a win or a loss has turned into nothing more than a collective shoulder shrug. Lakers guard Nick Young, who grew up...

The triumphant return of LA’s savior

The triumphant return of LA's savior

Kevin Kiani

November 18, 2013

The city of Los Angeles collectively exhaled a sigh of relief as news broke yesterday that Kobe Bryant has been medically cleared to practice with the Lakers. That means he’s going to come back, gel with everyone and take the team on a magical run to the playoffs, win the championship and cement his l...

Can the Kobe-less Lakers survive?

Can the Kobe-less Lakers survive?

Roy Azoulay

November 5, 2013

When Laker nation found out that Kobe Bryant's Achilles surgery would keep him out for an unknown period of time in the 2013-2014 season, there was a big question mark as to what will materialize from this team at the beginning of the season and its outlook going forward. More than anything last ...

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Kobe Bryant disrespected with No. 25 ranking

Brian Bernstein

October 22, 2013

Kobe Bryant finished fifth in last year’s MVP voting, averaging 27.3 points per game, the highest average by any player in NBA history to start a season at least 34 years old. But TrueHoop Network and have ranked the Black Mamba the 25th best player in the 2013-14 season. It is understanda...

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