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Westbrook deserves to be most valuable player

Westbrook deserves to be most valuable player

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
April 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

42 triple doubles, 82 games, one player: Russell Westbrook. The Los Angeles native made NBA history with those numbers, and did it with ease. Westbrook averaged a triple-double with 31.6 points, 10.7 rebounds, and 10.4 assists per game for the 2016-2017 NBA season. He is only the second person in N...

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 win without Curry

Warriors win without Curry

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2016
Filed under Sports

Even without the NBA’s reigning Most Valuable Player, the Golden State Warriors still dominated the Houston Rockets on Monday in Oakland. Two games into their first round playoff series with the Houston Rockets, who they beat in the Western Conference Finals last year, the Dubs find themselves up two ...

No place for Hack-a-Shaq in modern NBA

No place for Hack-a-Shaq in modern NBA

Erik Khan,
Contributor
May 13, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

The NBA Playoffs are unfolding in front of us and teams are doing whatever they can to gain an advantage. That means that some teams are implementing the “Hack-a-Shaq” strategy to the discontent of many fans, because it slows down the normally fast-paced game. In the modern NBA, there is no place...

The MVP case for Stephen Curry

The MVP case for Stephen Curry

Erik Khan,
Contributor
April 16, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry’s stellar play during 2015 NBA season is why he is the most deserving player to receive the 2015 NBA Most Valuable Player award. Fans of Rockets shooting guard James Harden and Oklahoma City point guard Russell Westbrook may beg to differ, but the key s...

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