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Students share NBA season predictions

By Alexander Mousa, News Editor The NBA season kicked off on Oct. 18, 2022. Last year’s championship winner, the Golden State Warriors, defeated the Los Angeles Lakers 123-109 on opening night. Could this win be a preview for another prosperous season for the Warriors, or a season with new developments?…

Phoenix Suns owner leaves organization amid controversies

By Tariq Snead, Staff Writer The Phoenix Suns owner Robert Sarver is facing some trouble, with calls to leave the NBA franchise following a league invention that found many occurrences of inappropriate workplace behavior.  This includes the use of racial slurs and demeaning/harsh treatment of employees. On Tuesday, Sept. 12,…

Ime Udoka Suspension

By Donovan Gibbs, Staff Writer Boston Celtics head coach Ime Udoka was suspended for the whole 2022-2023 season over violation of team rules. Udoka had an affair with the team travel planner, while simultaneously leading them to the second seed in the Eastern Conference and all the way to the…

Knicks season ends in disappointment

By Nick Paniagua, Staff Writer The NBA regular season has finally come to a close. Although the Nets have clinched a spot in the play-in games for the playoffs, the Knicks have missed the playoffs. After having been the fourth seed in the Eastern Conference after last season, the Knicks…

NBA Trade Deadline Recap

By Nick Paniagua, Staff Writer The NBA trade deadline ended on Feb. 10, bringing a very different landscape to the NBA. Several trades took place that day that have truly shaken up the league and made some teams more legitimate threats to capture the 2022 NBA championship.  Although some teams…

NBA season tips off

By Dean Joannou, Staff Writer The NBA season kicked off on Tuesday, Oct.19, and the landscape of the league might not look how many would have expected it. Teams predicted to be at the top of their conferences have struggled, while some teams have blown away expectations in the early…

Brooklyn Nets & Covid-19 Vaccination

By Dean Joannou, Staff Writer The ongoing uncertainty around whether Brooklyn Nets’ star Kyrie Irving will receive a COVID-19 vaccine has overshadowed the Nets’ start to their season, which Irving cannot currently participate in due to his status. Irving cannot play in Nets’ home games at Barclays Center in Brooklyn…