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Mamba Forever

Kobe Bryant playing against the Washington Wizards on Dec. 3, 2014

EstebanG, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Jan. 26, 2020 is a day that basketball fans will never forget. At 9:47 a.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department received a 911 call about a potential helicopter down. Little did viewers know, future Hall of Famer Kobe Bryant was on the helicopter along with eight others, including his daughter, Gia...

The Sleeper, Overrated, and Favorites

The logo of the NBA, who is former Los Angeles point guard Jerry West

CooperG, Staff Reporter

April 25, 2019

Sleeper After a disappointing regular season, the Boston Celtics finished as the fourth seed in the east and going against the fifth Indiana Pacers. So far in the series the Celtics are leading 1-0, and they look like they have the potential to make a run to the finals. Even though they have had a...

NBA Playoffs Preview

Logo for the NBA playoffs

JustinP, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2019

Eastern Conference First round: (1)Milwaukee Bucks v (8)Detroit Pistons - 4-0 MILWAUKEE BUCKS The Pistons are outmatched on all levels of  the court in this match up. And with the future MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo leading the way, there is no shot at the Pistons making it past the first round. ...

Take a Bite into the Big Apple

New York Knicks former Guard Raymond Felton going up for a layup

JustinP, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2019

As the NBA 2019 playoffs approach,so does the 2019 NBA off season. And with that creates speculation of where the top NBA free agents will take their talents to. Last season, the hot spot for free agents was to Los Angeles where the Lakers call home. However, this off season may have a different sto...

The Beard vs. The Greek Freak

The logo of the NBA, who is former Los Angeles point guard Jerry West

AaronB, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

Houston Rockets shooting guard  James Harden (the Beard) and Milwaukee Bucks small forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (the Greek Freak) are both having the best seasons of their career and are making this MVP debate one for the ages. Harden has just finished his 32 game streak of 30 points in a row. That...

NBA, We Have a Problem

The logo of the NBA, who is former Los Angeles point guard Jerry West

CooperG, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019

For years now the public has been open to vote who should be an NBA all-star and who should be a all-star starter, but this year instead of voting the best players and who deserve to be in they are voting players based on popularity. This year there are 2 types of bad voters and the first type of bad voters ...

BIG 3 IN PHILLY

76ers logo

CooperG, Staff Reporter

November 27, 2018

After a quiet off season for the Philadelphia 76ers, they made the biggest trade of the regular season acquiring All-star Jimmy Butler,and Justin Patton for Jerryd Bayless ,Dario Saric, Robert Covington, and a 2022 second round pick .This is a much needed trade for the 76ers who are starting of the y...

Will the Warriors win it all…again?

The Golden State Warriors logo

ErinE, Online Editor

October 30, 2018

The NBA season just started but the Golden State Warriors are playing like it's the postseason; and as we all know the postseason Warriors know how to put on a show. The Warriors have won three NBA championships in the past four years; they won in 2015, 2017 and 2018, defeating the Cleveland Cavali...

What’s going on in Cleveland?

What's going on in Cleveland?

ErinE, Online Editor

October 29, 2018

The last weekend of October was not a good weekend for Cleveland sports fans. On October 28, the Cleveland Cavaliers fired their Head Coach, Tyronn Lue after three plus seasons. Then on October 29th, the Cleveland Browns fired their Head Coach, Hue Jackson. Both coaches were fired with good reasoning ...

Tricks of the Trade

Kyrie Irving when he played for the Cavaliers

Sarah W, Co Copy Editor

October 12, 2017

The Warrior’s ship was a catalyst for the several dramatic changes in the 2017 summer, every team wants another star player to give the Warriors’ super team some more competition. When the same two teams compete in the finals for three years in a row, trades are a must. Dwyane Wade to Cavs: A...

Everything Wrong With The NBA Finals

Everything Wrong With The NBA Finals

Sarah W, Co Copy Editor

June 8, 2017

The 2017 NBA postseason has been painful to watch. From the hypocrisy of Kevin Durant fans to a disappointing end to the Rockets' season, and the final series is no different. The fact that some people don't see the problem with KD joining his biggest opponents (that he choked against in OKC) res...

Rockets vs Spurs

Rockets guard James Harden

SarahW, Online Editor

May 2, 2017

This week the second round playoffs series began, the Rockets vs Spurs match up was highly anticipated in Texas and had quite an outcome with Rockets blowing out the Spurs with a final score of 126-99. Similar to the first round Rockets vs Thunder series, two MVP candidates are highlighted in this match...

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