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Michael Jordan breaks boundaries becoming a billionaire

Michael Jordan was named on Forbes Billionaire List Monday, furthering his legacy as one of the most important athletes of all time. Photo courtesy of TNS

Lauren Holmes

March 5, 2015

Defy gravity. Check. Star in the highest grossing basketball film of all time. Check. Retire from the NBA to come back and win three more championships. Check. Be the first professional athlete to make the Forbes’ World’s Billionaires List. Check. This year’s edition of Forbes Billionaire List...

Buckets ‘n Bunches Episode 6: NBA East/West Playoffs

Can Clippers Coach Doc Rivers help bring the team through the Western playoffs? (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Daniel Shin

March 4, 2015

New hosts Jordan Ball and Julius Lassen talk about the NBA Western Conference Playoffs, Draft Prospects and more. [soundcloud url="" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false"...

J&J’s Top 5: NBA Young Players

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks slams the ball during a game against the Orlando Magic at the Amway Center in Orlando, Fla., on Nov. 13, 2013. (Jacob Langston/Orlando Sentinel/MCT)

Julius Lasin

March 4, 2015

Jordan’s Top 5 Young Players: Starters: 1. Michael Carter-Williams: I’m glad Julius and I waited to finish this list because Carter-Williams is now the solidified point guard on my list. The trade which sent him from the Philadelphia 76ers to the Milwaukee Bucks will only further his growth. He has the size, length and basketball IQ to become a matchup nightmare in Jason Ki...

Kevin Garnett’s Homecoming: the Minnesota Timberwolves’ very own

Minnesota Timberwolves' Kevin Garnett returns to the team that drafted him in 1995. Photo courtesy of TNS.

Lauren Holmes

February 26, 2015

“Da Kid” had hair then. His aggressive defensive energy matched perfectly with his hip hop flavor accompanied by his need to refer to everyone as his ‘dogg’. The Minnesota Timberwolves finally gained a personality – the face of their franchise. By the ‘90’s, almost 20 years passed since...

NBA All – Star game uplifts New York’s spirits and fans hopes.

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Lauren Holmes

February 16, 2015

Bill Clinton sitting shoulder to shoulder with NBA legend Bill Russell. Queen Latifah singing the National Anthem. It was an inspiring moment to witness the reemergence of beloved reporter Craig Sager, who was diagnosed with leukemia and took a leave of absence. All memorable sightings. All in one...

All-Star or Brightest Star?

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Raul Martinez

February 16, 2015

It wasn't that long ago when professional sports showcased their most talented, skilled and, most of all, best players in an annual exhibition game know as the All-Star Game. Professionals sports have shied away from these values in recent years and have opted for the big, headlining names...

J&J’s Top 5: NBA Power Forwards

The last installment of J&J's Top Five NBA players is here, and this time, they're choosing their top five power forwards. Do you agree with their picks? Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Julius Lasin

February 15, 2015

With the All-Star game starting tonight, Julius and Jordan bring you the final installment of J&J's Top-Five. Power forwards wrap up their fun, but be sure to check out their other top five picks and tweet at them (@LasinJulius and @Golden_Jordan1) for any other top five lists. Honorable Mentions: Blake ...

All – Star Weekend’s Slam Dunk Contest gets fresh legs

All - Star Weekend's Slam Dunk Contest gets fresh legs

Lauren Holmes

February 15, 2015

Famed dunker and NBA Hall of Fame small forward Julius "Dr. J" Erving left the arena nodding his head in approval as he judged the always anticipated 2015 Slam Dunk Contest on last night during All – Star Weekend in Brooklyn, New York. In the most recent years, the Dunk Contest has left fans disappointed but this year...

J&J’s Top 5: NBA Small Forwards

It's time for top-five small forwards in this edition of J&J's top-five. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Jordan Ball

February 14, 2015

With the All-Star game approaching in just a day, here's the fourth installment of J&J's Top-Five positions of the NBA. This edition, J&J brings you their best small forwards. Jordan’s Top 5 Small Forwards Honorable Mentions: Kawhi Leonard, Chandler Parsons, Tobias Harris 5. Gordon ...

J&J’s Top 5: NBA Centers

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Jordan Ball

February 11, 2015

Jordan’s Top 5 Centers Honorable Mentions: DeAndre Jordan, Andre Drummond, Al Jefferson 5. Dwight Howard: Since Howard left the Orlando Magic in 2012 he’s been rapidly declining. His production is not close to what it used to be and he looks like a shell of his former self. The reason Howard is...

J&J’s Top 5: NBA Shooting guards

Houston Rockets James Harden has had an MVP worthy season. Do you think he's considered one of the top-five shooting guards in the NBA? Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services

Jordan Ball

February 10, 2015

Jordan's Top 5 Shooting Guards 5. DeMar DeRozan: Despite DeRozan missing 21 games this year he has proven his top-five case. His presence was knowingly missed. DeRozan has continuously improved since he entered the NBA, including a break out year last season which earned him his first All Star nod....

J&J’s Top 5: NBA point guards

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Jordan Ball

February 6, 2015

With the All-Star game looming over for the next few days, there has been much debate on the starting five for the respective conferences. Sundial Sports reporters Jordan Ball and Julius Lasin will provide their top five players in each position until the big game on Feb. 15th. Jordan's Top 5 Point Gu...

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