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Buckets in Bunches Ep. 3: We Need to Talk About Kobe

The Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard won't be seen at the NBA All-Stars game. Kenny and Eric talk about this and other All-Star snubs. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Daniel Shin

February 3, 2015

Sundial Sports Assistant Editor Kenneth Berry is joined by staff writer and new guest Eric Blotz this week to discuss the on-going issue that is Kobe Bryant and who got snubbed from the NBA All-Star Game.

The SET Show SUPER Episode

Conner and Ernesto on The SET Show

Conner Faulk

January 30, 2015

The Sundial is proud to bring you a SUPER Episode of the SET Show. This week, hosts Conner Faulk and Ernesto Casillas are joined by CSUN alumni and current graphics producer for Comcast Sports Bay Area, Albee Filious, and jump right into the nitty-gritty of Super Bowl XLIX, favorite TV shows and Movies...

All Star game customs should stay in place

Kevin Durant (left) and LeBron James (right) will feature in the 2015 NBA All-Star game next month and were voted by fans to be part of the Western and Eastern Conference rosters. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Anna Logan

January 28, 2015

There’s a reason why sports fans continually tune in to watch the various All Star games, and it’s not because of any unsettled scores. It’s because All Star games, whether played on the field, rink, or court, are match ups that only happen once a year, and are carried out by ...

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...

Buckets in Bunches Episode Two: Franchise Player and the Atlantic Division

The crew talks about the Atlantic Division and Carmelo comes into the conversation when defining a franchise player. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Kenneth Berry

December 2, 2014

Kenneth Berry is back with Alex Vejar and Andrew Martinez as they discuss what makes a franchise player in the NBA. The guys also run through the Atlantic Division, the different paths of Carmelo Anthony and Jason Kidd in new situations, and finish with some Lakers discussion....

Buckets in Bunches NBA Podcast

DeMar DeRozan and the Raptors lead surprising performers of the early 2014-15 season. Photo Courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

November 25, 2014

Kenneth Berry, Allan Medina and Moises Ajanel tip-off a brand new NBA podcast. The trio go into some of the season's underwhelming and overwhelming teams of the early NBA season. Listen up to hear what bold statements they say including the debate over the one seed in the Eastern Conference. ...

NBA should consider realignment of Conferences: Column

The Memphis Grizzlies relocating to the East makes a lot of sense for the NBA. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Kenneth Berry

November 25, 2014

The NBA is at a pivotal time in its history. With the rise of new stars in both conferences and the deterioration of once great franchise cornerstones like the Los Angeles Lakers (3-11), New York Knicks (4-12) and Boston Celtics, the league's balance of power is up for grabs. It helps that teams like the...

Clippers’ early woes not enough to hit the panic button: Column

Blake Griffin's legal troubles should not derail the Clippers ultimate goal. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

November 15, 2014

By Thomas Gallegos Sundial Contributor   These are not your father’s Clippers; matter of fact, not even your older brothers’ Los Angeles Clippers.   Some ‘talking-heads’ and sports pundits have predicted a championship appearance and continued franchise growth for the...

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...

Early Drought won’t end Thunder’s playoff hopes: Column

Thunder forward Serge Ibaka is among players who must step up for Oklahoma City as Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook remain out. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

November 7, 2014

By Nick Sicam Sundial Contributor The Oklahoma City Thunder experienced a dry period for the start of the 2014-2015 NBA season starting 1-5 without both their stars Russell Westbrook and Kevin Durant. If the Thunder's role players can improve offensively and work as a unit, there is still a pos...

Patience key in historic Lakers losing streak

The Los Angeles Lakers and their fans shouldn't rush success. Time will help rebuild the team. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Alex Vejar

November 5, 2014

The Los Angeles Lakers have a worse record than the Philadelphia 76ers, who lost 26 straight games last season. That’s one of those I-Never-Thought-I’d-Say-That-Out-Loud types of statements. With their loss to the Phoenix Suns on Tuesday, the Lakers are 0-5 to start the season. Other winless t...

NBA Preview: Eastern Conference divisional break down

Kyrie Irvine teams up with Lebron James to make the Cavaliers an instant competitor for the Central Division and the Eastern Conference. Photo courtesy of Tribune News Services.

Pete D. Camarillo

October 30, 2014

The Sundial Sports Staff continues their run down of the NBA season which is in its early stages. The traditionally weak Eastern Conference and its divisional titles have several contenders, after an eventful offseason. Central- Indiana Pacers, Chicago Bulls, Detroit Pistons, Cleveland Cavaliers,...

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