All posts tagged "NBA"

  • The NBA’s easiest punching bag seeks redemption

    “I learned Magic for eight years. Went to La-La Land. Worked for a while with Rockets. Learned to fly with some Hawks. Got stung by the Hornets. And it all taught me how to be a Wizard”...

    • Posted September 3, 2019
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  • NBA First Round playoff predictions

    Eastern Conference No. 1 Milwaukee Bucks vs. No. 8 Detroit Pistons The Milwaukee Bucks finished with the best record in the Eastern Conference at 60-22, while the Detroit Pistons clinched a playoff spot on the last day of...

    • Posted April 16, 2019
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  • OPINION: Player and fan interaction

    On March 11, Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook informed the media that a Utah Jazz fan racially taunted him and told him to “get down on your knees like you’re used to” while he was on...

    • Posted April 9, 2019
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  • OPINION: Magic Johnson deserves the blame for Lakers’ disappointing season, not LeBron James

    The Los Angeles Lakers have lost 10 of their last 11 games and will miss the playoffs for the sixth consecutive year. The team was officially eliminated from the playoffs after losing to the Brooklyn Nets 111-106...

    • Posted March 26, 2019
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  • OPINION: What’s wrong with the Boston Celtics?

    The Boston Celtics suffered a 97-92 loss to the Portland Trail Blazers on last Wednesday, making that their fourth straight loss in a row. After the game, Brad Stevens expressed what has to happen for the team...

    • Posted March 5, 2019
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  • Giving the fans what they want

    Basketball is by far my favorite sport and the NBA is easily my favorite league. Those two opinions do not necessarily have to accompany each other. Basketball is a sport that I grew up playing at an...

    • Posted February 13, 2019
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  • Here we go again

    Throughout my 20-plus years on Earth I’ve learned that three things are guaranteed: Death, taxes and the New York Knicks being the most dysfunctional franchise in the NBA. The Knicks latest move was trading All-Star forward and...

    • Posted February 5, 2019
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  • The pressure on LaMelo Ball

    “We got the guy who can make the blind see and the cripples walk in LaMelo Ball,” Spire Institute (in Geneva, Ohio) head coach Jermaine Jackson said. “Like Magic Johnson said in the 80s, don’t look down...

    • Posted November 13, 2018
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  • Continuing the conversation

    If there’s one thing we can learn from athletes who have opened up about mental health, it’s that talking leads to self-improvement, and hiding leads to self-destruction. In March, NBA superstar Kevin Love revealed his mental health...

    • Posted November 6, 2018
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  • News Outside The Quinnipiac Campus

    NBA to address Donald Sterling case Los Angeles Clippers player Donald Sterling has been banned from the NBA for life, according to ESPN. Sterling will also be fined $2.5 million after making racist comments to his girlfriend...

    • Posted April 30, 2014
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