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Lakers Win Their 5th Straight in San Antonio

Joseph Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Recap The Los Angeles Lakers ended their mini Texas road trip with a win against the Spurs. Before having their way in San Antonio, the team had to barely escape a tough Mavericks team in Dallas. Between Lebron James, Anthony Davis, and Danny Green, it has been a different star carrying the team eac...

Zion Proving Himself in Preseason

Joseph Rodriguez, Staff Writer

October 18, 2019

First Impressions Zion Williamson has shown the NBA that he belongs so far. In his first couple of games he has put on a show for the fans. From strong slam dunks to flashy dribble moves, he is making his overall talent look real. This isn't anything new as he broke through the college game at Duke,...

NBA Trade Deadline Headlined by Davis Non-Trade

Highest speculated trading assest leading up to the NBA trade deadline was New Orleans Pelicans, Los Angeles Lakers touted, Anthony Davis. His trade request placed weeks ago didn't sit well with New Orleans which decided to keep their no. 1 man. Photo courtesy of USA Today.

Jarbas Faria, Reporter

February 10, 2019

This NBA trade deadline was something interesting to see. There was many quiet but interesting trades but also a lot of trades we thought would go down that didn’t. The biggest name we heard of this trade deadline was power forward Anthony Davis from the New Orlean Pelicans, he demanded a trade af...

NBA Week 1 Recap and Future Predictions

Jarbas Faria, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

After one week of the NBA season down, we’re all getting a feel for what all the teams have lined up and their expectations. After one week we only have 5 undefeated teams; Toronto Raptors, Milwaukee Bucks, Detroit Pistons, Denver Nuggets, and the New Orleans Pelicans. This season seems to be very ex...

NBA: Lakers and Warriors Play Preseason Double-Header

LeBron James made a move this offseason to become the Los Angeles Lakers latest superstar after leaving the Cleveland Cavaliers. The three-time NBA champion's move to the Western Conference has now surfaced the Lakers as possible contenders. Photo credit: Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports.

Jarbas Faria, Reporter

October 16, 2018

The Los Angeles Lakers and Golden State Warriors are two of the best teams in the NBA right now. This past week the two teams met up twice on Wednesday, Oct. 10, and Friday, Oct. 12. The first game was a high scoring thriller with the Lakers coming on top 123-113. Lakers power forwards Brandon Ingram,...

Andre Ingram makes his first NBA debut

Andre Ingram playing for his first time in the NBA

April 13, 2018

32 year old Andre Ingram finally got his start. After 10 years in the G league Ingram checked into his first NBA League late in the first quarter. Ingram made his first 4 shots Tuesday night. His shots included 3 from behind the 3-point arc. In total he finished with 19 points and 3 blocks in the...

Stephen Curry and the Warriors are uninvited to the White House

President Trump has withdrawn his invitation to Stephen Curry

Stephanie Medina, Reporter

October 4, 2017

Stephen Curry showed hesitance in accepting his invitation to the White House, prompting President Donald Trump to withdraw the offer. "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating therefore invitation is withdrawn."said  Trump on Saturday,...

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Coach Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics had his team playing with passion and heart despite trailing the series 2-0.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 23, 2017

After losing their star player and the first two games of the series on their home court, it looked like the Boston Celtics would surely get swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Celtics showed the fight of an Irishman, however, and stole game three at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, 111-108. With...

Kawhi Leonard of the Spurs to Miss Game Two of Western Conference Finals

Despite Leonard's injury and removal from the rest of the game, The Spurs game back from a 23 point deficit to win the game 113- 111.

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017

For two- and- a- half quarters of their game one Western Conference Finals matchup in Golden State, the San Antonio Spurs dominated the Warriors. The Spurs were propelled by the outstanding play of Kawhi Leonard on the offensive and defensive end. Leonard aggravated a prior ankle injury midway through...

Lonzo Ball’s ‘Big Balla Brand’ releases $495 ZO2 signature shoe

Adam Calleja, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

“What kid do you know at 19 years old could make his own shoe the way he wants it, how he wants it to feel, it’s a dream come true for me,” said Lonzo Ball in an interview on ESPN, with Ramona Shelburne following the reveal of his new signature shoe the ZO2. The former UCLA point guard is expected to...

Kevin Durant’s 38 points lifts Golden State Warriors against the Utah Jazz in conference semi- finals

Victor Lozano, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017

Not even a change of scenery to Salt Lake City could give the Utah Jazz a chance to get back in the series, losing Game 3 of the Western Conference Semifinals to the Golden State Warriors, 102-91. As the Jazz trailed 2-0 coming home, it was a must win game to stay alive against the best team in th...

Boston Celtics’ Isaiah Thomas Scores 53 on Late Sister’s Birthday

The 5'9

Ramon Alvarado, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017

After his sister, Chyna Thomas, passed away in a terrible car accident last month, Boston Celtics guard Isaiah Thomas said he "wanted to give up and quit." There was no quit in his game against the Washington Wizards Tuesday night, though. On what would have been his late sister's 23 birthday, Thomas...

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