The Cub Reporter

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...

What Is Badminton & How It’s Played

The main utensils to playing the sport of badminton; Racket and shuttlecock.

Sharon C., Reporter

March 4, 2020

Badminton’s origins take back to the early days of Asia and Greece. During those times, badminton was called battledore or paddle with shuttlecock. In the 1800s (19th century), the British had traveled to India and were impressed to see Poona, the modern-day badminton. Finally, in 1873, a couple of d...

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...

Coronavirus Threatens Olympics

This is the logo of the 2020 olyics and it is under a threat of the Coronavirus

Chase K., Reporter

February 28, 2020

Only about 1,500 miles separate the urban city of Tokyo from the Coronavirus epicenter Wuhan. The coast of Shanghai has been abandoned to such a point that not one of the 24.24 million people who call Shanghai their home can be seen walking down the street. The entire world is being threatened by th...

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...

Lamelo Ball Succession

Lamelo talking to his teammate in a tournament with adults as a high school sstudent

Caitlyn C., Reporter

January 28, 2020

Born on August 22, 2001, Lamelo Ball is currently thriving in his career, playing basketball. Starting in the eighth grade, Lamelo scored 32 points against an under-17 team. He attended a local high school, Chino Hills High School. He was being scouted very early on, similar to LeBron James. He also stars ...

Earvin “Magic” Johnson Spotlight

Magic Johnson posting up on one of the wizards players years ago

Andrew N., Reporter

January 28, 2020

A boy by the name of Earvin Johnson Jr was born on August 14, 1959, in Lansing, Michigan, and had grown up in a house with nine brothers and sisters, not knowing that one day, he will become one of the most dominant basketball players in the NBA. With Earvin’s love for basketball, he then acquired th...

Good and Bad News for the Lakers

The Lakers court, during the timeout the cheerleaders are performing for the audience

Amrit R., Editor

January 27, 2020

The Lakers are a very well known team within the NBA (National Basketball Association). The team has many great players, including two all-stars, LeBron James and Anthony Davis, which are helping the team go far within the sport and will probably make the playoffs an easy competition. The Lakers have ma...

What Is Tennis?

A tennis player getting ready with his strength to hit the tennis ball

Noah K., Reporter

December 19, 2019

Tennis courts were invented in England way back in the 16th century by King Henry VIII, and the first tennis racquet was invented in Italy in 1583. Tennis is a game in which 2-4 players (singles or doubles) play against each other in even numbers of teams. They play on a court with a baseline or a li...

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 ...

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