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Sneakers glimmer throughout the NBA

Jaylen Brown of the Boston Celtics attempts a dunk in the

Wesley Harris

November 7, 2018

What’s worn on a player’s feet is the premier form of self expression in the game of basketball. The NBA removed all color restrictions on footwear in this year’s off-season, giving players the opportunity to match energetic sneakers with the vibrancy of Nike apparel. Ever since Ni...

LAbron takes on the Western Conference

Lebron James looks to be the king that Lakers fans hope he will be. Image by Getty Images, photo by Frederic J. BROWN / AFP

Lucero Del Rayo-Nava

October 27, 2018

Since his start in the Los Angeles Lakers franchise, Lebron James was faced with a lot of pressure to put the team on top. Many Lakers fans put their faith in James, but have been disappointed with the team’s 2-3 record set so far. James has a few remarkable moments in the past season, most nota...

Podcast: Suck it up Lebron

Lebron James makes his first appearance as a Laker and looks to lead the young team to a championship.

Andrew Baumgartner and Ricardo Tovar

October 20, 2018

Andrew and Ricardo are back with another episode of the Wildcat Rumble. The NBA season is now upon us which means some analysis of the first few games. As always there is talk of the NFL and MLB postseason. Thank you for listening. The Wildcat Rumble is a weekly podcast for The Orion. Be sure to check out th...

Take a peak into the NBA season

With the addition of Demarcus Cousins the Golden State Warriors look to win their third straight NBA championship. Image from Getty Images, photo by Ezra Shaw.

Wesley Harris

October 18, 2018

Lebron James’ paramount relocation to the City of Angels has unbarred the Eastern Conference and only spiked the talent in the cluttered Western Conference.Golden State remains the favorite in their three-peat journey, but the starving West will make it everything but smooth sailing for the Splas...

Top 5 moments in the first week of NBA playoffs 2018

LeBron James after adding points to the board. Photo Courtesy Jason Miller, Getty Images

Courtney Chapman

April 24, 2018

After the excitement of March Madness, NBA fans are ready for playoffs and finals on the professional level.To understand the playoffs is to understand how the brackets and games are set up.The NBA Playoffs have 16 total teams, with the top eight teams from each conference participating. Teams in each co...

MVP battle: Curry’s got a shot

MVP battle: Curry's got a shot

Stephanie Schmieding

April 25, 2015

The regular NBA season may be over, but the race for MVP is still going strong. While the league is not shy of talent, there is one player that rises, or rather splashes, above the rest. Stephen Curry. Standing at 6 foot 3 inches and 190 pounds, the point guard for the Golden State Warriors encompasses everything that...

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