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How the NBA Stole Christmas

How the NBA Stole Christmas

November 29, 2018

Looking for an escape from the inevitable awkward family gatherings that come with Christmas day? Have a family full of sports...

NBA Finals: Golden State v. LeBron

Miriam Macias, Author

June 14, 2018

It’s finals season here at Seattle University, but we aren’t the only ones feeling the pressure—basketball fans are gripping to their seats as the two best teams in the league face off in this year’s NBA Finals. The Cleveland Cavaliers of the Eastern conference and the Golden State Warriors of the West have now played two games in their best ...

NBA Conference Finals Draw near as Playoff Action continues

Alec Downing, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018

The NBA Finals draw closer as another week of thrilling NBA playoff games wraps up. It was an all too familiar feeling for the Toronto Raptors, as they were eliminated from the playoffs by the Cleveland Cavaliers via a sweep. Toronto was no match for LeBron James who found new and inventive ways to dismantle the Canadian team each game. In game one, J...

First Weekend of NBA Post-Season has Exciting Outcomes

Jacqueline Lewis, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 19, 2018

The NBA’s best teams will battle it out for a chance at the Championship, airing May 15. The first match-ups in the West are Houston vs. Minnesota and Oklahoma City vs. Utah, along with Portland vs. New Orleans and Golden State vs. San Antonio. Spurs are the No. 1 seed, but have to go through the defending champions for a shot at the finals. In th...

NBA Trade Deadline sees Drastic Change

Jordan Kenison, Author

February 14, 2018

The NBA trade deadline, arguably one of the most exciting times of the year for basketball fans, has again come and passed. What started off as a relatively uneventful trade season ended with several deals that completely reshaped the landscape of the league. The Cleveland Cavaliers, who have been struggling ever since point guard Isaiah Thomas was...

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Possible NHL Team to Come to Seattle

November 15, 2017

Seattle Council member Mike O’Brien propositioned a $660 million proposal to make renovations to the 55-year-old KeyArena. Th...

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Warriors, Cavs Rolling in NBA Playoffs

May 10, 2017

The NBA Playoffs usually bring out some of the best, competitive basketball of the year, but this postseason has been a little...

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NBA Draft Big Board: Top Prospects

April 12, 2017

With the college basketball season now over, the top prospects will be training and looking forward to the NBA Draft in June....

In Defense of NBA Youngsters

William Goldstein, Author

April 5, 2017

Now that the NCAA men’s basketball season has wrapped up, basketball analysts will turn their attention to the 2017 NBA Draft, where 60 of the best college and international prospects will be drafted by NBA teams. This leads to a lot of overanalyzing about what the talent level of these young players will be years from now. NBA front office executives...

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NBA 2/3 Season Awards

March 8, 2017

As the NBA season comes to two-thirds completion, Willy names some of the most noteworthy players and coaches so far. VIA GETTY IMA...

NBA Delights and Disappointments

January 25, 2017

The 2017 National Basketball Association (NBA) has officially reached its halfway point with most teams having played their 41st...

NBA Delights and Disappointments

November 16, 2016

This week, Willy Goldstein discusses the ups and downs happening in basketball. MANDY RUSCH• THE SPECTATOR Delights Los An...

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