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Major Market Meltown: Why Kobe is Irrelevant in 2014

USP NBA: MILWAUKEE BUCKS AT LOS ANGELES LAKERS S BKN USA CA

Kobe Bryant finds himself surrounded by a bad team for the second year, and the power of the City of Los Angeles won’t help him out in 2014-15. (Photo: Kirby Lee/USA TODAY Sports)

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NBA Preview: Who will surprise out of the West?

Kobe already has one MVP title from 2008.  (Photo from Chicago Tribune)

The powers of the NBA have shifted. Which squads will rise up to the challenge in 2014-15? Get your full NBA preview here. (AP Photo/Jim Prisching)

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Melo out of New York?

With a little more than half of the NBA season in the books, we are already seeing talks about where Carmelo Anthony will play next season. As we already know, he will most likely test the free agent market. Now, it just a matter of where will he go. It’s been speculated that Anthony might more »

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NBA Playoffs, storylines unfold

The 2012-2013 NBA campaign has certainly provided basketball fans with an abundance of twists and turns to follow, not to mention the various storylines that have developed from the outset of the season. Thankfully, as another outstanding regular season came to a close, a plethora intriguing storylines will finally come to fruition as the playoffs more »

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Can the Lakers squeeze in the playoffs?

With 15 days of games left in the NBA season the race for the final playoffs push is getting heated up especially in the western conference. Although seeds 1-7 may be already given and may endure small changes the west 8th spot is still wide open. The Utah Jazz, the Los Angeles Lakers, and the more »

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Hot topics in the Valley of the Sun

For the past three years, I’ve had the privilege of traveling west to the Martian land of Arizona to attend Spring Training for my beloved Chicago Cubs. No matter the final standings from 2012, Spring Training is a magical time for every team. Previous victories and defeats are washed away, and for a few brief more »

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Post All-Star Break: Teams that Need to Improve

The season has finally gotten to the half way point and it has been nicer to some teams more than others. There have been a lot of ups and downs this season half way through, but there are some teams that have not gotten it done. These four teams make my list of teams that desperately need more »

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Lakers Fire Mike Brown, What’s Next?

After a 1-4 start to the season, the Los Angeles Lakers have decided to fire head coach Mike Brown. Despite Brown having a 42-29 overall career record as Lakers coach, they still let him go. The Lakers were worried about how the season started because this was one of the worst starts in Lakers history. more »

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Bottom Five: Losing Stinks

The Lakers were left scratching their heads after their abysmal performance against Dallas in the early-going of this playoff series. (Photo from lakersoffire.com).

KRUI Sports staffer, Jeremy Blumberg, calls out all the losers in this week’s Bottom Five.

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Opinion: NBA Playoff Predictions

By Sam Odeyemi The NBA Playoffs just kicked off and this is where all the hard work in the offseason and regular season pay off.  This year’s playoffs are going to excite with teams like: Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, San Antonio, Boston, Orlando, Oklahoma City, Denver and Dallas. These and other teams are more than more »

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