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National Basketball Association (NBA) Analysis (Feat. Fall of the Lakers)

Boh Suh, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

The NBA trade deadline passed on March 25, and some teams are ready to make a push for the playoffs while other teams are ready for the next year. Last NBA season was unique because of the COVID-19...

The Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo dunks against the New York Knicks during the second half at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee on March 11.

Bucks are on the rise halfway through the season

Boh Suh, Staff Writer March 24, 2021

The NBA season is more than halfway done, yet it is still difficult to tell which teams are surely in for the playoff spots in both the Eastern and the Western conference. Some new teams are definitely...

The Indiana Pacers’ Domantas Sabonis (11) tries to take a shot as the New York Knicks’ Obi Toppin (1) is called for a foul in the second quarter at Madison Square Garden in New York on Feb. 27.

Can you believe the Knicksare in playoff contention?

Boh Suh, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Last issue was all about the Western Conference, such as how awesome the Utah Jazz and Phoenix Suns had been. They are both still doing well, holding the first and the fourth spots in the Western Conference...

Utah Jazz show they belong among NBA’s best teams

Boh Suh, Staff Writer February 17, 2021

It is more than one third way through the season, but it is still early for NBA teams to make a decision whether they should give up and trade their players for the next year. There have been some...

The Miami Heat’s Goran Dragic heads for the net as the Brooklyn Nets’ Kyrie Irving (11) defends in the second half at Barclays Center in New York on Jan. 23. The Nets won, 128-124.

Nets look like the team to beat

Boh Suh, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

The NBA has two conferences, the Eastern Conference and the Western Conference. Eight teams from each conference make it to the playoff, and the NBA final is between the champion of each conference. For...

Early NBA Season Preview Part 2

Boh Suh, Staff Writer November 24, 2020

In the NBA, trades have happened many times already as we head into the new season, with the Los Angeles Lakers being one of the busiest teams. It is scary to look at the Lakers’ roster right now...

Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks moves the ball up the court against the Orlando Magic on Aug. 22. The NBA will resume play in a little more than a month.

Early National Basketball Association (NBA) Season Preview Part I 

Boh Suh, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

Wait, already? I know the NBA final was done not so long ago, but the rumor has it that the NBA resumes on December 22nd. Many NBA players are already in talk about the trade, and Chris Paul has been the...

Way too early, and bold, NBA award predictions

Tomaz Farina Escosteguy, Staff Writer October 24, 2018

Yep, the NBA Season just started so, why shouldn’t we predict – and probably miss – who is going to win each of the NBA Awards? Sixth Man of the Year 3. Dennis Schroder – Oklahoma City Thunder. 2....

Bucks have youthful optimism with new coach

Frederic Hewitt, Sports Editor October 16, 2014

Since the beginning of the 2014 offseason, the NBA has made multiple headlines in the news.  LeBron James’ departure from Miami back to his home in Ohio, and the highly anticipated 2014 draft with two...

NBA games not worth the price of admission

Nicholas Garton, Sports editor December 11, 2013

If you’re looking for bang for your buck this holiday season- or anytime really- save your money instead of checking out an NBA game.  With ticket prices where they are today you might as well finish...

Pacers start pre-season play

Pacers should be the team to beat in NBA

Nicholas Garton, Sports Editor October 24, 2013

During the closing seconds of Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, Roy Hibbert took a hard seat on the Pacers bench and smiled an empty, exasperated smile. The Pacers were about to be eliminated by...

Collins’ homosexuality sparks discussion

Michael Klein, News Editor May 8, 2013

Veteran NBA journeyman Jason Collins took the sports world by storm with his appearance on the cover of “Sports Illustrated” and his essay revealing, “I’m a 34-year-old NBA center. I’m black....

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