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Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

Warriors beat Jazz at Oracle Arena

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
May 3, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors won the first game of the Western Conference Semifinals 106-94 on Tuesday against the Utah Jazz, a week after their sweep of the Portland Trailblazers. “Seven days can get a little bit tough,” forward Draymond Green told reporters after the game. “We were beat up so it...

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

No reason Warriors can’t win championship

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

It’s that time of year, NBA playoff time, and many are wondering whether the Golden State Warriors will take home the championship. In the Bay Area, many people are confident that their home team will win its 5th championship, and their second in 3 years. Many non-Bay Area natives, like myself, b...

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Golden State Warriors lead All-Stars

Victoria Groenewold,
Contributor
February 15, 2017
Filed under Sports

The NBA All-Star Games debut over this coming weekend, running from Feb. 17 through Feb. 19, and features some Bay Area athletes, giving it a local feel.   Four Golden State Warriors players made the All-star roster for the game including guard Stephen Curry, forward Kevin Durant, forward Draymond Gr...

Golden State Warriors off to shocking start

Golden State Warriors off to shocking start

Marissa Marshall,
Staff Writer
November 2, 2016
Filed under Sports

The Golden State Warriors got off to an unexpected start in their regular season opener last Tuesday. The team fell to the San Antonio Spurs in the opener, 129-100. Many were shocked, because with the addition of Kevin Durant the Warriors seemed unstoppable, but even with a former MVP and the reigning...

The black falcon takes flight

The black falcon takes flight

Sean McCarthy,
Contributor
February 4, 2016
Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Golden State Warriors 23-year-old small forward Harrison Barnes is often overlooked because he has superstar teammates like Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson. Barnes’ contract is up this year, but the team absolutely needs to re-sign him. When Curry’s on the court, everyone watches. He’s electrifying....

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
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 ...

Will the Warriors rise again?

Will the Warriors rise again?

Louis LaVenture,
News and Sports Editor
November 12, 2015
Filed under Opinion

Last year ended a 40 year wait for an NBA championship in Oakland. The Golden State Warriors, led by the league’s Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry, reached the top of the basketball world last season when they captured the team’s fourth championship in franchise history and first since 1975. It...

Warriors golden in championship win

Warriors golden in championship win

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
June 16, 2015
Filed under Showcase, Sports

A 40-year wait for an NBA championship is over for Golden State Warriors fans. The Warriors won their fourth NBA title in franchise history, the first since 1975, on Tuesday 105-97 over the Cleveland Cavaliers and the self-proclaimed best player in the world, Lebron James. Golden State embodied the word team all season and it was fitting that contributions from several ke...

Golden State on cusp of championship

Golden State on cusp of championship

Louis LaVenture,
Sports and Campus Editor
June 15, 2015
Filed under Sports

The NBA’s Most Valuable Player showed up huge and guided his team to victory on Sunday night in Oakland. Stephen Curry tallied 37 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists in the 104-91 victory for Golden State that overshadowed Lebron James’ second triple double of the finals. James finished with 40 ...

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...

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...

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