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Kerr’s call leads to Warriors triumph

Kerr’s call leads to Warriors triumph

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor

June 12, 2015


Filed under Sports

They’re back. After falling in game three of the NBA Finals to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday, the Golden State Warriors dominated game four on Thursday 103-82 to even the series 2-2, thanks to a gutsy coaching decision by first-year head coach Steve Kerr. The rookie head coach made a bold move and...

Warriors in NBA Finals is unfamiliar

Warriors in NBA Finals is unfamiliar

Erik Khan,
Contributor

June 9, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Take a moment and say this aloud: The Golden State Warriors are in the NBA Finals. Has a nice ring to it, right? It seems to just roll off of the tongue. While it sounds pleasant when those words reach your ear, any true Warriors fan can admit that something about this whole situation is just flat-out ki...

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...

Thompson is an upcoming star

Thompson is an upcoming star

Taylor Kruger,
Contributor

February 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion

Klay Thompson is in his fourth season as starting shooting guard for the Golden State Warriors, and has already been mentioned as one of the best all-around players in the league, alongside players like Lebron James. Thompson will play his first all-star game this season and yet, outside the Bay A...

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