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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, ...

Golden State can make this season historic

Golden State can make this season historic

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

March 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With just a quarter of the regular season left, the Golden State Warriors are 56-6 and on pace to break another NBA record. In 1996, the Chicago Bulls led by Michael Jordan, went 72-10 in the regular season and capped it off with a championship. The 72 wins are the most in NBA history by any team in...

Golden State wins, again

Golden State wins, again

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

January 7, 2016


Filed under Sports

The best start in franchise history continued on Tuesday for the Golden State Warriors. Golden State improved to 33-2 overall and 17-0 at Oracle Arena this year after they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 109-88. The Warriors got a bit of a scare when the league's reigning Most Valuable Player, Stephen...

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...

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