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Despite perfect 12-0 playoff record, Cavs will beat ‘Dubs’ in seven games

Despite perfect 12-0 playoff record, Cavs will beat ‘Dubs’ in seven games

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The moment that sports fans and probably the whole Bay Area have been waiting for has finally arrived: the NBA Finals. Bay Area fans are ready to see their home squad, the Golden State Warriors, redeem themselves from last year's finals loss and bring another championship back to Oakland. The War...

Silicon Valley’s prominence is a good thing for Bay Area sports franchises

Silicon Valley’s prominence is a good thing for Bay Area sports franchises

Cameron Stover,
Contributor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

For professional sports teams courting a free agent, nothing is more important than the sales pitch. And Bay Area teams may have the ultimate advantage: Silicon Valley. A growing number of athletes not only consider their athletic career when choosing a team, but also their business career. ...

Golden State Warriors off to shocking start

Golden State Warriors off to shocking start

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

November 2, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors got off to an unexpected start in their regular season opener last Tuesday. The team fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the opener, 129-100. Many were shocked, because with the addition of Kevin Durant the Warriors seemed unstoppable, but even with a former MVP and the reigning...

Warriors ready for new season

Warriors ready for new season

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

October 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The Golden State Warriors’ 2016-17 basketball season started with a 97-93 pre-season loss on Oct. 1 against the Toronto Raptors in Toronto. The rest of the NBA might want to play the Warriors early this year before they come together as this team. They are loaded with talent and seem determ...

NBA takes 2017 All-Star Game away from Charlotte Hornets

NBA takes 2017 All-Star Game away from Charlotte Hornets

Sean McCarthy,
Staff Writer

August 3, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

The National Basketball Association and Golden State Warriors executives took a firm stance against North Carolina and its HB2 law on July 21. They decided to move the All-Star Game to another city, which is still undetermined, according to an official statement from the NBA and current commissioner Ad...

Warriors players bond through Olympics

Warriors players bond through Olympics

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

July 27, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Sports

One of the most exciting sporting events, the 2016 Summer Olympics, is right around the corner and three Golden State Warriors will represent the United States. Warriors Klay Thompson, Draymond Green and the latest addition superstar small forward, Kevin Durant were all officially named to the team...

Los Warriors enlacen a través de los juegos Olímpicos

Los Warriors enlacen a través de los juegos Olímpicos

Marissa Marshall,
Escritora De Personal

July 27, 2016


Filed under Spanish

Uno de los eventos deportivos más emocionantes, los Juegos Olímpicos de 2016 está a la vuelta de la esquina y un par de los jugadores de los Golden State Warriors estarán representando a los Estados Unidos. Tres jugadores de los Warriors se han seleccionado para jugar para el equipo de baloncesto...

Golden State loses at home

Golden State loses at home

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2016


Filed under Sports

What was supposed to be the first step to back-to-back championships turned into a nightmare for the Golden State Warriors. The Oklahoma City Thunder took game one of the NBA’s Western Conference Finals after they defeated the Warriors on Monday in Oakland, 108-102, at Oracle Arena. It was the first h...

Warriors win without Steph

Warriors win without Steph

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 4, 2016


Filed under Sports

Many people thought losing Stephen Curry would spell disaster for the Golden State Warriors’ championship aspirations. For much of yesterday’s second round playoff game against the Portland Trailblazers, they were right. The Blazers came out on fire and scored 34 points in the first quarter, the mos...

Warriors win, Curry goes down again

Warriors win, Curry goes down again

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 27, 2016


Filed under Sports

The entire Bay Area took a collective deep breath on Sunday when the NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player, Stephen Curry, slipped just before halftime and sprained his right knee. On Monday team officials confirmed the injury, a right grade one MCL ligament sprain that happened to the same leg that s...

Warriors on the brink of history

Warriors on the brink of history

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 13, 2016


Filed under Sports

Now everybody can shut up. The conversations that surrounded the Golden State Warriors all season long seem to come back to a single question: Can they break the all-time single season wins record of 72 set by the 1995-1996 Michael Jordan-led Chicago Bulls? An answer in one word: yes. On Sunday, t...

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you

Shomari Block,
Contributor

March 17, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

It’s a pickup basketball game. You and four strangers compete against an organized team. Maybe a high school team or a junior college team that wants to practice more together. They’re similar in size to you and they’re strangers. Neither team has an out-of-this-world athlete. When the game starts, ...

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