Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Lakers Stun the Heat

Justin Gomez November 13, 2021

On Nov 10,  the Lakers faced off against the Miami Heat. At the time the Heat were the number one seed in the eastern conference. The Lakers were only in the eighth spot of the western conference. That meant that this was a must win game in order to stop any further damage to their record. This was...

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The Golden State Warriors are rolling to start off the 2021 NBA season

Golden State Warriors Start Off Strong

Justin Gomez November 1, 2021

Since the season started on October 19th, the Golden State Warriors have come out the gates hot. They have started the season 4-0 leading the western conference. They are one of only three teams that are left undefeated so far this season. This has been the Warriors best start since their 2015-1016 season....

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The 2021-2022 season started off with a bang with two intense matchups for the season opener

NBA Season Opener

Justin Gomez October 22, 2021

On Oct 19, the NBA season started back up for their 75th anniversary. For opening night they showcased two western conference teams and two eastern conference teams. For the west side, it would be the Los Angeles Lakers vs. the Golden State Warriors. On the east side, it would be the reigning champs...

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The Clippers swept the Lakers in all their regular season games during the 2021 season. This year, they have a chance to face off in the playoffs.

Lakers and Clippers Lose Game 1 of NBA Playoffs

Luke Perez May 26, 2021

NBA Playoffs kicked off last week and it did not disappoint. Both the Lakers and Clippers made it to the postseason again. The Lakers mission is to be back-to-back champs. The Clippers mission is to shake off the “playoff bust” label that they received last season. Both LA teams have tough matchups...

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Kobe Bryant becomes the 27th Laker ever to get into the Basketball Hall of Fame. Besides basketball, Kobe also left an impact to many people, instilling the idea of Mamba Mentality that many people refer to today.

Mamba Forever: Kobe Bryant Inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame

Enrique Medina, Broadcast Director May 18, 2021

The late Kobe Bryant was officially inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday night. The late Lakers legend was a part of a 2020 class that also included Kevin Garnett and Tim Duncan. Who Helped Present Kobe Bryant into the Hall of Fame? To accept his official induction into...

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The Sportsrunner Episode 8 (Spring 2021)

April 28, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest sports news. We give you the latest on Stephen Curry and his amazing month of April plus more NBA news, we also give you the latest on the European Super League, more on the Dodgers/Padres weekend series plus news/highlights from...

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The Sportsrunner Episode 6 (Spring 2021)

April 13, 2021

In this week's episode of The Sportsrunner, our team gives you the latest on some of the week's best performances in the NBA, a recap of El Clasico, news/highlights from MLB's first full week of the 2021 season, and news on the NFL Draft. Also, we bring another edition of The Sportsrunner Digest this...

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The Los Angeles Lakers brand new starting center is ready to start his new journey here in LA.

NBA Trade Deadline

Justin Gomez April 5, 2021

The NBA trade deadline is the last day teams can make trades with one another. This year the trade deadline was on March 25th. Therefore a couple days before a lot of big trades went down. This due to teams wanting to make the best team they can to try and make it to the playoffs. Some teams that got...

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The 2020 Lakers championship marks the third straight decade that the Lakers win a championship in the first year of that decade (2000, 2010, 2020) since the start of the new Millennium.

Job Finished! The Lakers Win the 2020 NBA Title, First Title Since 2010

Enrique Medina, Broadcast Director October 15, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers find themselves on top of the basketball world once again, this time for the 17th time after they defeated the Miami Heat Sunday night 106-93 to officially win the 2020 NBA Title. Ten years after the late Kobe Bryant, Pau Gasol, and the 2010 Lakers defeated the Boston Celtics to...

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D’Angelo Russell of the Lakers, pictured, returned to action Tuesday night after missing the previous three games with a calf injury. Russell set his career high in assists, with 10 to go along with his 22 points.

Los Angeles Lakers Survive 4th Quarter Shootout with Denver Nuggets

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor February 2, 2017

After losing three straight road games last week, the Los Angeles Lakers were able to bounce back against the Denver Nuggets Tuesday night. The Staples Center crowd in attendance Tuesday night were treated to an exciting fourth quarter that saw the Lakers and Nuggets score a combined 79 points. The Lakers...

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