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Golden State Warriors: Opening Night and Competition

Golden State Warriors: Opening Night and Competition

Philip Chin,
Contributor

November 16, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA season is underway and it is off to a promising start for the Golden State Warriors, the defending NBA champions looking to defend that title with an 11-3 start. The Warriors have signed new players, including Nick Young, Omar Casspi and a rookie drafted from the University of Oregon, Jordan...

Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors won the first game of the Western Conference Semifinals 106-94 on Tuesday against the Utah Jazz, a week after their sweep of the Portland Trailblazers. “Seven days can get a little bit tough,” forward Draymond Green told reporters after the game. “We were beat up so it...

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It’s that time of year, NBA playoff time, and many are wondering whether the Golden State Warriors will take home the championship. In the Bay Area, many people are confident that their home team will win its 5th championship, and their second in 3 years. Many non-Bay Area natives, like myself, b...

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

The NBA All-Star Games debut over this coming weekend, running from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19, and features some Bay Area athletes, giving it a local feel.   Four Golden State Warriors players made the All-star roster for the game including guard Stephen Curry, forward Kevin Durant, forward Draymond Gr...

Athletes create new genre with business savvy

Athletes create new genre with business savvy

Louis LaVenture & Marissa Marshall,
Editor-in-Chief and Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

For years professional athletes were just that, athletes. Sure they signed endorsement deals, acted in commercials and movies, but for the most part, after the game was over they went home. However, in today’s era there is a high importance placed on access, especially with athletes. Fans want to see what they...

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 take charge in first two games of NBA Finals

Warriors take charge in first two games of NBA Finals

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

June 9, 2016


Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors showed why they are in the finals and have the best record in league history, 73-9, when they beat the Cleveland Cavaliers in both of the first two games of the final series. In Game 1 on Thursday, Golden State realized how essential every man on the team is when the star pl...

Warriors guard Klay Thompson is elite among NBA’s best players

Warriors guard Klay Thompson is elite among NBA’s best players

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

May 25, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The Golden State Warriors have followed up their record-setting 2016 regular season, playing at a level that has the team poised to bring home their second championship. One man, Steph Curry, is given a great deal of credit for his role in the team’s success, and rightfully so: the man is the best basketb...

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...

The black falcon takes flight

The black falcon takes flight

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor

February 4, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Golden State Warriors 23-year-old small forward Harrison Barnes is often overlooked because he has superstar teammates like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Barnes’ contract is up this year, but the team absolutely needs to re-sign him. When Curry’s on the court, everyone watches. He’s electrifying....

Will the Warriors rise again?

Will the Warriors rise again?

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Last year ended a 40 year wait for an NBA championship in Oakland. The Golden State Warriors, led by the league’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, reached the top of the basketball world last season when they captured the team’s fourth championship in franchise history and first since 1975. It...

Warriors golden in championship win

Warriors golden in championship win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 16, 2015


Filed under Showcase, Sports

A 40-year wait for an NBA championship is over for Golden State Warriors fans. The Warriors won their fourth NBA title in franchise history, the first since 1975, on Tuesday 105-97 over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the self-proclaimed best player in the world, Lebron James. Golden State embodied the word team all season and it was fitting that contributions from several ke...

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