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Kawhi Leonard’s “Helluva Shot” Allows Raptors to Advance

Kawhi Leonard’s “Helluva Shot” Allows Raptors to Advance

Jacqueline C., Editor

May 29, 2019

The NBA world is going crazy after seeing the “helluva shot” made by Toronto Raptors forward, Kawhi Leonard. He made NBA history being the NBA’s first ever buzzer beater in a game seven. His unbelievable shot allowed the Raptors to advance against the Philadelphia 76ers for the first time since ...

Surprise Eliminations in 2019 Playoffs

Surprise Eliminations in 2019 Playoffs

Jack R., Reporter

May 25, 2019

Recently, on April 23, 2019, one of history's most heroic basket was shot by no other than the one and only Damian Lillard. It was game 5 in round 1 of the 2019 NBA Playoffs. The game was tied 115-115 with 10 seconds left. Instead of creating a play, Damian trusted his instincts and started dribbling...

NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs

Diego G., Reporter

May 16, 2019

The 2019 NBA playoffs have been going on for the past two weeks, and there have been upsets, clutch shots, and a couple of bloopers here and there. One crazy fact about this is that Lebron James isn’t in the playoffs this year. This is the first time Lebron James hasn’t been in the playoffs since the ...

Shaun Livingston: The Comeback

Shaun Livingston: The Comeback

Jack R., Reporter

May 13, 2019

In 2007, Shaun Livingston’s basketball game changed completely changed. It was stolen. He picked up the ball and headed for the fastbreak score. He went up for the lay-up but was contested by a defender trying to block the shot. He landed awkwardly. It was one of the most painful and worst injuries...

What are the Chances of Getting a Perfect Bracket?

What are the Chances of Getting a Perfect Bracket?

Diego G., Reporter

April 25, 2019

Millions of people participate in March Madness even though they don’t watch college basketball. In fact, a 12-year-old boy won the ESPN March Madness bracket tournament on won just guessing most of the games. This shows how lucky you must be to get a perfect bracket. Many experts spend hours and ev...

Can The Duke Blue Devils Be March Madness Champions?

Can The Duke Blue Devils Be March Madness Champions?

Jack R., Reporter

March 7, 2019

Currently, the Duke Blue Devils are ranked the No. 2 team in the United States. Their current record is 22-1, followed by the No. 1 ranked team, the Tennessee Volunteers, with a record of 22-1. Duke’s power was starting five that have led them to a very successful season this year have been coming in t...

Are the Clippers Legit Contenders?

Are the Clippers Legit Contenders?

William S., Editor

December 13, 2018

One of the biggest surprises in the 2018-2019 NBA seasons came from the Los Angeles Clippers. They have become the first seed in the tough western conference, even though they do not have any star players. Although they are playing well, the question of can they last until the playoffs remain. The Cl...

Which NBA Teams Have the Best Young Cores?

Which NBA Teams Have the Best Young Cores?

William S., Editor

October 23, 2018

The NBA is the world’s leading basketball organization, where the best basketball players come to play and compete with one another. There are many things that NBA teams desire; star players, championships, and wins. These three things are obtainable only by having a good young core of players. You...

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

The Pressure on Jimmy Butler

Jack R., Reporter

October 9, 2018

NBA All-Star, Jimmy Butler, was not happy with his previous season with the Minnesota Timberwolves. He has been looking deep into the team that best fits him, and wants to pursue his career with. According to ESPN, “Jimmy Butler is most interested in pursuing a future with the Los Angeles Clippers....

Should the NBA Have College Requirements?

Should the NBA Have College Requirements?

Diego G., Reporter

October 9, 2018

Should the NBA have college requirements? This debate has been going on for years.  Some people think that coming straight from high school is dangerous for the kids because all the pro players will be stronger and faster than them. Another point of view is that these high school players are too ski...

The Worst Sports Teams of the 2000s

The Worst Sports Teams of the 2000s

Tushaar M., Editor

April 24, 2018

Many teams that were dominant during the early 2000s are still strong and dominant to this day. Teams such as the Spurs or the Patriots have been near the top of the ladder every season in the past decade. On the other hand, there are many teams still struggling from their mistakes during the early 2000s...

Top 5 Most Unbreakable Records In Sports

Top 5 Most Unbreakable Records In Sports

Connor N., Reporter

April 23, 2018

One of the most cherished parts of sports are the records the great players of the past hold as well as the rising stars in sports today. Records are more than just a title that a player owns, a record is something an athlete deserves from all the work he or she puts in their career day in and day out...

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