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Lakers Big Success in 2019-2020 Season

Lakers Big Success in 2019-2020 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’Neal Spotlight

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.

The Man. The Myth. The Beard.

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

History of the Lakers

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 “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...

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...

NBA All-Star Game

NBA All-Star Game

William S., Editor

January 22, 2019

It is almost the time of the 2019 NBA All-Star Weekend which takes place in February at Charlotte. The All-Star Weekend is a break from the NBA season, and it is a time where players can show off their skills and athleticism to the world. Although there are many activities and events in the All-Star Week...

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...

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