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I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.

I don’t want to be the next Michael Jordan, I only want to be Kobe Bryant.
A farewell letter to Black Mamba
April 20, 2016

Kobe’s greatness transcended the game of basketball. Serena Williams, Tiger Woods, Kevin Durant, Eric Koston, Lionel Messi, Lebron James and Roger Federer — athletes who were all inspired, captivated,...

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you
March 17, 2016

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...

Golden State can make this season historic

Illustration by Brittany England/The Pioneer
March 10, 2016

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...

Golden State wins, again

Photo courtesy of Keith Allison via Flickr
January 7, 2016

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...

Golden State of mind: Warriors rewrite the record books

Golden State of mind: Warriors rewrite the record books
November 25, 2015

Last night the Golden State Warriors made NBA history when they defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 111-77 for an NBA record-setting 16th win in-a-row to start a season. Despite the perfect season, it has...

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