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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...

Sundial captures social media reaction from NBA Media Day: Storify

Alik Ourfalian

October 2, 2014

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Atlanta Hawks’ abrupt sale was not warranted: NBA Column

The Hawks owner's email detailed a report about the reasons why Hawks' attendace was low, including a rowdy college section and African Americans in attendance.

Pete D. Camarillo

September 10, 2014

Could the NBA have any better timing? Somehow, the Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson electing to sell his controlling interest in the team got lost in the shuffle of the NFL season’s opening weekend. Sunday, Levenson announced he would voluntarily leave the team because of an email with...

Team USA Preview

Pelicans center Anthony Davis leads a Team USA which is low on superstar power.

Javier Cabrera

August 29, 2014

  While the NBA remains on hiatus for another two months, team USA is prepared to start its run to win gold at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. The United States’ roster is filled with NBA all-star talent but it excludes some of the league’s superstars such as LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony and Ke...

Cavaliers secure Love, not a championship

Kevin Love and LeBron James team-up with the Cleveland Cavaliers in hopes of winning a NBA Champsionship, photo courtesy of MCT.

Alik Ourfalian

August 25, 2014

Over the weekend, the Cleveland Cavaliers acquired All-Star forward Kevin Love from the Minnesota Timberwolves in a three-team trade that sent 2014 No. 1 draft pick Andrew Wiggins to Minnesota. Talk of a Wiggins-for-Love swap stormed the internet after Cleveland signed LeBron James last month. Lea...

NBA Schedule full of Dramatics: Storify

Alik Ourfalian

August 20, 2014

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Sundial sports makes their NBA end of season award picks

Sundial sports makes their NBA end of season award picks

Pete D. Camarillo

May 4, 2014

  While the drama of the NBA playoffs has kept fans occupied with one of the most exciting first rounds in recent memory, the league has been handing down its yearly awards. San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich and Phoenix Suns point guard Goran Dragic won the Coach of the Year an...

Adam SIlver earns praise for ban of Sterling in first test as NBA comissioner

Adam SIlver earns praise for ban of Sterling in first test as NBA comissioner

Pete D. Camarillo

April 30, 2014

  NBA Commissioner Adam Silver faced the first test of his new commissionship just two months after he took the job, as a recording of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling voicing his racial views leaked to the mainstream media. Silver answered any questions about his ethical views by ...

Bundy, Sterling’s comments prove we are not in a “post-racial society”

Bundy, Sterling's comments prove we are not in a

Ryan Mancini

April 27, 2014

  In the beginning, the notion that all men are born equal was a quasi-lie. The notion, in substance, was idealized by a renaissance man from Philadelphia, a stubborn lawyer from Braintree, Massachusetts, and a Virginia slave owner. Within its very genesis, the most memorable part of the Declaration of Independence ...

NBA’s rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

NBA's rising squads battle veteran teams in three key playoff series

Brian Bernstein

April 21, 2014

  Portland Trailblazers versus Houston Rockets Brian Bernstein The No. 4 seeded Houston Rockets face off against the No. 5 seed Portland Trailblazers in a first round matchup that is sure to be worth all the hype. This first round contest will entertain the basketball world with plenty of offense. In f...

It’s time for the Lakers to part ways with Pau Gasol

It's time for the Lakers to part ways with Pau Gasol

Alex Vejar

April 14, 2014

  It’s about time, Pau. For the first time in the last four years, Los Angeles Lakers forward Pau Gasol stood up for himself. He finally stuck it to the Lakers organization, which has treated him worse than dirt since the 2009-2010 championship season.  The team has cobwebbed Gasol’s mind with trade talks, hir...

Getting the Lakers from zeros back to heroes

Getting the Lakers from zeros back to heroes

Alex Vejar

March 31, 2014

  The Los Angeles Lakers were once the powerhouse of the NBA. They were in the playoffs year after year, won 16 championships with the help of Hall-of-Fame players, and carried an aura with them whenever they stepped foot on the basketball court. Now, with a record of 24-48, they are one of the laughing stocks in...

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