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Intense NBA Rivalries Light Up Christmas Day

Intense NBA Rivalries Light Up Christmas Day

Daniel Toll, Sports Editor

January 1, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter

It is indisputable, especially in recent memory, that the holidays have been the source of nationwide buzz in the sports world. With the NFL season nearing its end and the NBA basketball season reaching a climax at its mid-season mark, sport fans across the country have grown anxious, anticipating the...

LeBron James’ Best Year Yet?

LeBron James’ Best Year Yet?

Daymara Fernandez, Staff Writer

December 7, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Playing as a multi-appearance All-Star shooting guard/small forward for the Cleveland Cavaliers, it is no surprise that LeBron James gets so much attention, especially considering he is one of the highest performing and most recognized NBA (National Basketball Association) players of all time. Whether...

Gables Basketball Takes on Southwest

Gables Basketball Takes on Southwest

Vanessa Grau, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter

The Cavaliers' basketball season has just begun, and all Gables teams are off to a great start. All teams have played against last seasons top competitors and have had outstanding results. On Thursday, Nov. 30, the girls' junior varsity (JV) and varsity teams played a home game against Southwest in their...

Russell Westbrook: Basketball Contract with a Story

Russell Westbrook: Basketball Contract with a Story

Miguel Lemus, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

Russell Westbrook signed one of the largest contracts in NBA history, granting him an extension of 5 years worth $205 million with the Oklahoma City Thunder. Especially following the loss of Kevin Durant to the Golden State Warriors, the Thunder and their incredibly loyal fan base worried that they would...

A Thunderous Trade Brings Carmelo Anthony to OKC

A Thunderous Trade Brings Carmelo Anthony to OKC

Chase Bagnall-Koger, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

The New York Knicks announced on Monday, Sept. 25th, that they have exchanged long-time forward Carmelo Anthony for two Oklahoma City Thunder players - center Enes Kanter and forward Doug McDermott. The trade is expected to strengthen the offense of an already dense Oklahoma City Thunder roster, sporting...

Grading the NBA’s 2017 Offseason Moves

Grading the NBA’s 2017 Offseason Moves

Eric Jimenez, Staff Writer

September 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Over the years, the Golden State Warriors have demonstrated mastery in drafting young prospects, taking three college standouts over a span of four years and developing them into All-Stars and Olympians. With the addition of superstar forward Kevin Durant in the summer of 2016, the Warriors set off a...

NBA Playoffs: Then There Were Four

NBA Playoffs: Then There Were Four

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

May 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

As the NBA season comes to an end, only four teams remain. The Cleveland Cavaliers and the Boston Celtics in the East, and the Golden State Warriors and the San Antonio Spurs in the West. Be that as it may, there are two teams that stand out and are sure to be a lock for the finals. Here are our predictions: EAST: Cleveland Cavaliers...

The NBA Playoffs Have a Hot Start

The NBA Playoffs Have a Hot Start

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

May 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

After 82 games of hard work, 16 NBA teams earned their place in the playoffs. Unfortunately, the Miami Heat were unable to make it because they finished ninth in the Eastern Conference. Nonetheless, the playoffs are an exciting to see teams competing, even though the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Golden...

Heat Streak Broken After 13 Wins

Heat Streak Broken After 13 Wins

Nicolas Schmidt, Staff Writer

March 4, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports, Winter

Whenever a team or a player in any professional sport is playing well, people cannot help but think that all good things come to an end. As the Miami Heat were on a 13-game winning streak, people started to think likewise. After having a long losing streak, Miami got their act back together and were...

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Athlete of the Week: William Blet

Hannah Cordes, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Basketball, Sports, Winter

This week's athlete of the week is senior William Blet, who was a key player in the Cavaliers' wins against their district rivals, Braddock and Columbus. Blet averaged 24 points, 11 rebounds and 2 block shots in each game. Blet has always had a passion for basketball and has been inspired by his family...

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