Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

Rio Hondo College Newspaper

El Paisano

NBA Playoffs First Round Decided: East Edition

John Edeson Sayoc, Photo Editor April 29, 2022

The 2022 NBA Playoffs have been a delight to all NBA fans. And the crazy thing is, it is only the first round of the playoffs. Here is how the Eastern Conference is shaping out. Miami V Atlanta This series is going as expected. The Miami Heat is the first seed and it shows as they are currently up...

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NBA Playoffs First Round Decided: West Edition

John Edeson Sayoc, Photo Editor April 29, 2022

The 2022 NBA Playoffs have been a delight to all NBA fans. And the crazy thing is, it is only the first round of the playoffs. Here is how the Western Conference is shaping out. Phoenix V New Orleans At first, the series looked like it would easily swing towards the Phoenix Suns winning, but star shooting...

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A possible outcome to how the 2022 NBA Playoffs could go. The Boston Celtics and Phoenix Suns are the favorites to win.

The Guide to the 2022 NBA Playoffs

John Edeson Sayoc, Photo Editor April 19, 2022

The 2021-2022 NBA regular season ended on April 10, 2022. That means there are 10 teams that didn’t make the playoffs or even the play-in tournament. An additional 4 teams were eliminated from playoff contention after the play-in tournament. This leaves 16 teams overall and eight teams each in the...

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The Dodgers were able to take care of business in the Wild Card Series thanks to the pitching performances of Walker Buehler in Game 1 and Clayton Kershaw in Game 2. First year Dodger Mookie Betts came up huge in the short two game series, hitting two doubles and driving in three RBIs in the sweep.

Dodgers Knock Out Brewers to Win Wild Card Series

The Dodgers' Wild Card Series Win has them set to face the Division Rival Padres in the National League Division Series
Enrique Medina, Broadcast Director October 6, 2020

The Dodgers completed their Wild Card Series sweep after defeating the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 in Game 1 Wednesday and 3-0 in Game 2 on Thursday night. The Game 2 win officially punched the Dodgers ticket into the National League Division Series. With the new playoff format, the Dodgers came into the...

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

Boston Celtics Shock Cavaliers in Game Three in Cleveland

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor 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...

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We may have seen the last of Chris Paul in a Los Angeles Clippers uniform.

The 2017 NBA Postseason May Mark the End of an Era for the Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor May 1, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have been eliminated from playoff contention after losing game seven of their first round series with the Utah Jazz on Sunday, April 30. With their elimination from the postseason, it's time they start looking ahead. Three of their starting five players have the option to leave...

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Gordon Hayward (#20) led the Jazz with 27 points in their win on Monday.

Game Five Goes to the Jazz; Take 3-2 Series Lead Over Clippers

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 26, 2017

The Utah Jazz went into the Staples Center Monday, April 25, and left with a 96-92 road victory over the Los Angeles Clippers. The win in game five gives Utah a 3-2 lead in the best-of-seven series. After averaging 108 points per game in the regular season, Los Angeles' offense has been restricted...

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Joe Johnson of the Jazz rises over Clippers defenders for a floater in Sunday nights game.

Joe Johnson’s Huge Fourth Quarter Lifts the Jazz Over the Clippers in Game Four

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 25, 2017

Joe Johnson came alive in the fourth quarter to power the Utah Jazz over the Los Angeles Clippers on Sunday, April 23 at Vivant Smart Home Arena in Utah. The 105-98 win for the Jazz has tied the first-round playoff series at 2-a-piece. After staying quiet throughout the regular season, Johnson's...

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The Clippers Blake Griffin falling to the ground while battling Jazz players for the ball.

Clippers Look to Even Up Series with Jazz after Heart-Breaking Game One Loss

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 18, 2017

Joe Johnson's buzzer-beater gave the Utah Jazz the 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven series against the Los Angeles Clippers. The 97-95 home defeat the Clippers were dealt now makes game two of the series a must-win. The second game of the series will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 pm. Game...

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Chris Paul and Blake Griffin have the Clippers on a roll as they head into the playoffs.

Los Angeles Clippers Look to Clinch the Fourth Seed in Western Conference Playoffs

Ramon Alvarado, Sci. & Tech. Editor April 17, 2017

The Los Angeles Clippers have clinched a spot in the 2017 postseason, but that doesn't mean they plan on resting their star players in their final regular season game. The Clippers and the Utah Jazz both have a record of 50-31, with the Clippers owning the tie-breaker. A win against the Sacramento Kings...

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Dodgers Stadium erupts as Charlie Culberson rounds the bases after hitting a walk-off home run to win National League West for the 4th year in a row.

Dodgers with Full Head of Steam, Gearing Up for Postseason

Cain Hernandez, Staff Writer September 29, 2016

For the fourth year in a row, the Los Angeles Dodgers won the National League West division in Major League Baseball. The Dodgers hope the fourth time is the charm in the playoffs. The last three years, Los Angeles has been bounced out early, only making it to the National League Championship series...

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