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Lakers Win the Championship

Lakers Win the Championship

Gina Campos, Photographer December 1, 2020

On the weekend of Oct. 11, the Los Angeles Lakers beat the Miami Heat in Game 6 of the NBA finals, securing the 2020 championship victory. The NBA--like the rest of the world--was forced to temporarily...

N.B.A. Players’ Strikes: What’s Going On?

Michael Bilodeau, Writer September 20, 2020

In wake of the recent police shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Bucks of the National Basketball Association (N.B.A.) decided to boycott their Game 5 playoff matchup against the...

The Questionable Future of the NBA-China Relationship

Andre Lucas, Co-Copy Editor October 30, 2019

Initially tweeting, “fight for freedom: stand with Hong Hong,” which supports Hong Kong’s anti-government protesters on Oct. 4, Daryl Morey, the general manager for the Houston Rockets, soon deleted...

Fight Breaks Out In Lakers vs Rockets Game

Jesus Aguayo-Cerda, Writer November 13, 2018

It’s rare to see NBA players actually throw punches, but it happened in the first home game of Los Angeles Lakers against the Houston Rockets on Oct. 22. With about four minutes left in the fourth quarter...

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