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Zion Williamson's basketball success may be limited by injury

James Dun Rappaport March 12, 2020

Ever since the first tip-off in the 2018-19 season for the Duke Mens’ Basketball team, all eyes were on Zion Williamson, the 6’7, 285 pound freshman. Williamson could jump out of the gym and absolutely...

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Opinion: March Madness ruins NBA scouting

Tali Falk-Judson April 11, 2018

Most sports fans can agree, March Madness is awesome. Upsets! Buzzer beaters! The entire tournament is a whirlwind of sports excitement. The first two days of the tournament are the best. From noon until...

Lebron James and the Cavaliers take shocking lead in 2015 NBA Finals

Blake Krantz June 11, 2015

by Blake Krantz When point guard Kyrie Irving went down in overtime at Oracle Arena in game one, the Cavaliers’ hopes for a championship seemed to be shattered. As Irving headed to the locker room, he...

Eastern, Western Conference Finals underway, with favorites taking the lead

Eastern, Western Conference Finals underway, with favorites taking the lead

Blake Krantz May 21, 2015

by Blake Krantz One game has been played in the Eastern and Western Conference Finals, with the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers going up 1-0. The early results have not been very surprising,...

NBA looks ahead to Eastern, Western Conference Finals

NBA looks ahead to Eastern, Western Conference Finals

Blake Krantz May 18, 2015

by Blake Krantz With the Houston Rockets taking game seven over the Los Angeles Clippers Sunday afternoon, Los Angeles fell in predictable fashion, collapsing in the second round against Houston after...

The second round of the NBA playoffs continue, with every series going to six games

The second round of the NBA playoffs continue, with every series going to six games

Blake Krantz May 14, 2015

by Blake Krantz Defending home court in game five of their second round match-ups, the Atlanta Hawks and Golden States Warriors won last night to take pivotal leads, three games to two. The second round...

First round comes to a close with epic game 7, second round now underway in the NBA

Blake Krantz May 6, 2015

by Blake Krantz The first round of the NBA playoffs ended in dramatic fashion Saturday night, as the Los Angeles Clippers and superstar Chris Paul edged the defending champion San Antonio Spurs in game...

NBA Playoffs continue, several teams completing sweeps

NBA Playoffs continue, several teams completing sweeps

Blake Krantz April 29, 2015

by Blake Krantz Midway through the first round of the NBA playoffs, several teams have advanced, while many still fight for a trip to the second round. The Golden State Warriors, Cleveland Cavaliers, and...

One series remains tied after five nights of NBA playoffs

Blake Krantz April 23, 2015

by Blake Krantz After the first five nights of the NBA playoffs, each series has seen two games. All but one series is currently at 2-0, a rare occurrence with the current playoff format. The Atlanta Hawks,...

Boston Celtics clinch a playoff spot with two nights remaining in the NBA's regular season

Boston Celtics clinch a playoff spot with two nights remaining in the NBA's regular season

Blake Krantz April 14, 2015

by Blake Krantz For the first time since the departure of veterans Paul Pierce and Kevin Garnett, the Boston Celtics are in the playoffs. Playoff basketball is somewhat uncharted water for this young Celtics...

As the NBA season comes to a close, many teams still fighting for final spots

As the NBA season comes to a close, many teams still fighting for final spots

Blake Krantz April 9, 2015

by Blake Krantz With the regular season coming to a close one week from today, the NBA is gearing up for another spring of playoff basketball. In the Eastern Conference, the Boston Celtics are in a five...

Talk Sports with Isaiah: NBA season award predictions

The Newtonite March 1, 2013

By Isaiah Blakely The NBA season is halfway through, and I am going to give my opinion on which players should win which awards, as well as my prediction for who will win the NBA finals. First off, MVP....

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