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More Cases Affect the NBA

The coronavirus is taking the world by storm, with no exception for sports leagues across the nation. The National Basketball Association announced a season hiatus after Utah Jazz all-star center Rudy Gobert tested positive for the virus. The Utah Jazz was about to enter tip-off against the Oklahoma Thunder last …

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First to Worst, Warriors Dynasty ends

Dynasty’s are not meant to last. The torch always gets passed. The Bulls in the ’90s eventually turned into the Lakers in the early 2000s. The Miami Heat and Lebron James eventually gave way to a dominant Warriors dynasty. However, none of those dynasty’s slid so quickly from the top …

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Kobe, Gigi Bryant eulogized on 2/24

On Monday morning, the Staples Center housed more roses than it did people. 33,643 roses, to be exact — one for each point the late Kobe Bryant scored in his 20-year NBA career with the Los Angeles Lakers. A lot have words have prefaced Bryant’s name in the past. Though, …

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LeBron James and Lakers Outlast Tatum and Celtics in Rivalry Game

The rivalry between the Boston Celtics and the Los Angeles Lakers has a rich tradition dating back to their first meeting in 1948. Despite the history, this matchup proved to be more than a win for two teams looking to hit their peak performance. The Lakers’ 114-112 victory in Sunday’s …

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Midseason Check-In: Reflecting on the NBA at the All-Star Break

The NBA All-Star Weekend is upon us. With it comes the pomp and excitement for the game’s best to showcase their talent. But, it also offers a chance to reflect on what’s been another eventful season to this point. Let’s check in on the playoff picture and all of the …

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Lakers looking to end 9-year championship drought

Last year, the Lakers under-performed, something they may not have expected after signing LeBron James. They finished 20 games out of first place in the West at 37-45, and missed the playoffs by a wide margin. That looks like it’s going to change this year if they keep their current …

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The Toronto Raptors’ 15 Game Winning Streak is the Longest Ever by a Professional Canadian Sports Team

Win Streak After a one-point home loss nearly a month ago, the Toronto Raptors haven’t lost a game since.  Toronto’s 137-126 win Monday night against the Minnesota Timberwolves extends the winning streak to 15. Unfortunately for the Raptors, its 40-14 record is not good enough to be leading the Eastern …

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Magic Lose to Depleted Knicks Squad at MSG

The Orlando Magic (22-30) lost 105-103 to the New York Knicks (16-36) in one of the NBA’s most iconic arenas Thursday night. Even after losing their top scorer, Marcus Morris, the Knicks rose to the occasion to win their third straight. The Magic have been in a rut since they …

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NBA Trade Deadline Buzz

With just over 24 hours until the NBA trade deadline, some big moves have already been made with more expected to come. Here’s all the buzz and latest news. The Latest Blockbuster On Tuesday night, the Houston Rockets traded center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks while acquiring Robert Covington …

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