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Warriors lose a legend: Nate Thurmond, 1941-2016

Warriors lose a legend: Nate Thurmond, 1941-2016

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 20, 2016

The off-season has been eventful for the Golden State Warriors but things took a turn for the worse over the weekend. The Warriors announced Nathaniel “Nate” Thurmond, 74, died from leukemia on Saturday in San Francisco. Thurmond played 14 seasons in the NBA from 1963 to 1977, 11 of which were...

¿Qué es el siguiente paso para los Warriors?

¿Qué es el siguiente paso para los Warriors?

Louis LaVenture,
Editor en Jefe

July 13, 2016

Cuando los Warriors de Golden State perdieron el séptimo partido de las finales de la NBA a los Cleveland Cavaliers liderados por Lebron James el mes pasado, estaba devastado. He desactivado mi cuenta de Twitter y he evitado todo el contenido relacionado con el deporte, incluyendo la ESPN, que es una ...

Strength in numbers or superstars?

Strength in numbers or superstars?

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

July 13, 2016

When the Golden State Warriors lost game seven of the NBA finals to the Lebron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers last month, I was devastated. I deactivated my twitter account and avoided all sports-related content, including ESPN, which is a very tough task for a sports fanatic like me. I did this bec...

A role model in Ros Gold

A role model in Ros Gold

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer

July 11, 2016

Women across the globe are defeating the odds in sports media and are taking on highly esteemed roles in the broadcasting and analytic fields. The Golden State Warriors reporter Rosalyn Gold-Onwude, otherwise known as Ros Gold, is one of these women. Gold-Onwude has become one of the most recognized face...

Warriors to sign Kevin Durant

Warriors to sign Kevin Durant

Erik Khan,
Staff Writer

July 6, 2016

The Golden State Warriors just finished one of the greatest NBA seasons of all time, winning an NBA record 73 games in the regular season, topping the 1996 Chicago Bulls record of 72-10. Despite their success, they were unable to bring back a second consecutive championship to Oakland, blowing a 3-1 lead ...

Cavs dethrone Warriors in Oakland

Cavs dethrone Warriors in Oakland

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 22, 2016

Don’t switch, don’t switch. That’s all I could think with less than a minute left in game seven of the NBA Finals on Sunday. But he did, and it happened. The Warriors had their best defender, Klay Thompson, on Cavaliers guard Kyrie Irving when his teammate J.R. Smith set a screen on Thompson ...

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

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 come up clutch in game 7

Warriors come up clutch in game 7

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2016

Despite trailing 3-1 after four games in the Western Conference Finals, the Golden State Warriors managed to do the unthinkable: Come back. Their on-the-road victory over Oklahoma City on Saturday, 108-101, set up the game 7 showdown at Oracle Arena in Oakland on Sunday. The Warriors did not disappoint and de...

Los Warriors se libran de apuros en el séptimo juego

Los Warriors se libran de apuros en el séptimo juego

Louis LaVenture,
Editor en Jefe

June 1, 2016

A pesar de salir 3-1 después de cuatro partidos en las Finales de la Conferencia del Oeste, los Warriors de Golden State lograron hacer lo impensable: volvieron. Su victoria sobre Oklahoma City el sábado, 108-101, estableció el enfrentamiento en el séptimo juego en el Oracle Arena en Oakland el d...

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

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 on brink of elimination

Warriors on brink of elimination

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

May 25, 2016

This has been a season of firsts for the defending champion Golden State Warriors, which includes the 73 regular season wins, the most by any team in NBA history. However, it was a first of sorts that doomed the Warriors on Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. After getting blown out 133-105 on Sunday nig...

Warriors win without Curry

Warriors win without Curry

Louis LaVenture,
Editor-in-Chief

April 21, 2016

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 ...

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