The Pioneer

The Pioneer

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.

Marquis Jaramillo,
Contributor

April 21, 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, motivated and determined because of one Kobe Bryant. April 13 was the last game Kobe Bryant ever played...

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you

Don’t let the Warriors’ looks fool you

Shomari Block,
Contributor

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 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

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

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...

Golden State of mind: Warriors rewrite the record books

Golden State of mind: Warriors rewrite the record books

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor

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 been the manner in which they have accomplished it that has everybody in the sports world considering ...

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