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Kevin Durant Spotlight

Kevin Durant shooting a free throw on his old team in 2014 (OKC)

Andrew S., Reporter

March 9, 2020

On September 29, 1988, one of the more well known and famous NBA stars would be born. On this day, famous and widely known basketball player Kevin Durant would be born. He was born in Suitland, Maryland, and was born to his parents Wanda and Wayne Durant. When Durant was just a tiny little infant, h...

Steph Curry – His injury comeback

The NBA all star shooting hoops getting ready for another big game

Aaron R., Reporter

March 9, 2020

Steph Curry is currently one of the best players in the NBA . He is a 3 time NBA champion, and a two time MVP.  On October 30, 2019, Curry had an awkward fall against the Phoenix Suns. This fall resulted in his left hand being broken. He is still not back in the NBA after 4 months and is not expected to...

NBA Trade Deadline

The nba logo representing the league before the trade deadline

Zachary T., Reporter

March 3, 2020

The NBA trade deadline has just recently taken place, and it has shaken up the NBA. There have been multiple trades and some are confusing but some are very straight forward. There also have been very small trades and some trades where big players are involved like D'Angelo Russel. There have been at leas...

Kobe Bryant: Gone But Never Forgotten

Since Kobe had died along with his daughter here is a fan made picture of the two playing basketball in heaven; RIP Kobe and Gigi

Ben V., Reporter

February 13, 2020

Many sports players around the world change their respective sports, but nobody has changed the sport of basketball as much as Kobe Bryant has. Kobe Bean Bryant was born on August 23, 1978, and ever since that day, the world has witnessed a young star grow into a legend that changed the course of many...

Lakers Big Success in 2019-2020 Season

Dwight Howard in his jersey as he has returned to the Lakers this season

Diego G., Editor

December 19, 2019

A few years ago, the Lakers were in a rebuilding age, not placing well in their conference at all. They weren’t expected to sign any big players, but then in the summer of 2018, the Lakers made one of the biggest moves in franchise history. They signed Lebron James, arguably the best basketball pl...

Shaquille O’Neal Spotlight

Shaquille O'Neil in his early days of his career playing for the Phoenix Suns

Andrew S., Reporter

December 17, 2019

On March 6, 1982, a basketball legend was born. On that day, future basketball star Shaquille O’Neal was born. Shaquille, also known as “Shaq”, had somewhat of a rough childhood, going through some tough times during his youthful years. When O’Neal was just a tiny little infant, his dad, Joseph ...

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

Rockets at Wizards James Harden Balling it up on John Wall

Ethan Y., Editor

November 20, 2019

James Harden, also known as “The Beard”, is a 30-year-old professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA) He is currently playing for the Houston Rockets. He is known for his stellar skill to score high points that help his team in crucial matches and is one of the best ...

History of the Lakers

Trevor Ariza helped the LA Lakers win the championship in 2009.

Ben V., Reporter

November 20, 2019

Many basketball teams have achieved greatness and even turned into mega organizations, but one of the most popular and loved ones is the Los Angeles Lakers. The Los Angeles Lakers have competed in NBA championships, winning 16 out of the 31 times they have gone to the finals. With the Lakers being t...

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

Kawhi Leonard's

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...

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