The Cub Reporter

Can The Duke Blue Devils Be March Madness Champions?

Can The Duke Blue Devils Be March Madness Champions?

Jack R., Reporter

March 7, 2019


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Sports

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...

Ejection Rules for Different Sports

Ejection Rules for Different Sports

Nathan L., Reporter

April 23, 2018


Filed under Sports

In most sports, it is typical for the referees to have methods that help discipline players and keep their behavior appropriate. One way of doing this is to eject players. An ejection is the removal of a player due to a violation of the specific sport’s rules. The exact violations that lead up to an...

Kobe Bryant’s Jerseys Retirement

Kobe Bryant’s Jerseys Retirement

William S., Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Everyone who knows about or enjoys the game of basketball knows the famous name of Kobe Bryant. He was a legendary basketball player who led the Lakers to five NBA championships in his career. Fans and haters were certain that Kobe’s jersey number would be retired, but they never guessed that both of...

Why Lonzo Ball is Better Than Markelle Futlz

Why Lonzo Ball is Better Than Markelle Futlz

Rylan M., Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Opinion

With the first pick in the NBA draft, the Philadelphia 76ers selected Markelle Fultz, who, out of college, was ranked amongst the top of the draft by many analysts. With the second pick, the Lakers stole college superstar Lonzo Ball from UCLA. From that day forward, Lonzo and Fultz have been competing f...

Has Lonzo Proved Himself?

Has Lonzo Proved Himself?

By Emma L., Reporter

November 28, 2017


Filed under Sports

Lonzo Ball at 20 years old is a well known point guard among all basketball fans. From Chino Hills, California, Lonzo’s career started in high school when he became famous for getting millions of views on YouTube for his elaborate shots. The Ball family is legendary in basketball, and none of it w...

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Is the Ball Family Overrated?

Tushaar M., Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion

“With the second pick in the 2017 NBA draft, the Los Angeles Lakers select… Lonzo Ball out of UCLA.” Laker fans everywhere were calling him the next Magic before he even played a single second in the NBA. In an interview, Lavar Ball commented, “Lonzo’s better than Steph Curry to me. Put Ste...

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