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A Warrior’s faith

A Warrior’s faith

Jai Uparkar

May 22, 2019

ike many other students during this period of time — filled with early finals and standardized tests — I was extremely stressed: watching the Golden State Warriors play the Rockets in the NBA Western Conference Semifinals, that is. I was sitting in a black leather armchair situated in the corner ...

Previewing the NBA season

Previewing the NBA season

Keshav Taneja and Collin Qian

October 4, 2018

After a tumultuous offseason which included LeBron James joining the Lakers and Demarcus Cousins forming an all-star starting five with the dominant Golden State Warriors, MVHS students have patiently awaited the start of the NBA season. Some plan to watch just for pure enjoyment, others are die-hard ...

The Secret Winner: How the NBA wins economically through manipulation

The Secret Winner: How the NBA wins economically through manipulation

Aditya Dash

November 4, 2017

ntertainment. It’s what major sport leagues such as the National Basketball Association provide to all their viewers. As a fan of basketball, I follow the games pretty much every day. My phone buzzes for every NBA application there is. With all my phone space used on basketball apps, I started loo...

NBA midseason report: A surprising first half

NBA midseason report: A surprising first half

Pranav Iyer

February 22, 2015

With the NBA back in action after All-Star break, let’s take a look back at a very crazy first half of the season.   Teams that greatly underperformed   San Antonio Spurs After coming off an NBA championship last year, the Spurs were obviously among the favorites to win the title again heading into the season. However, the...

A breakdown of why the NBA lockout went well

A breakdown of why the NBA lockout went well

El Estoque Staff

December 11, 2011

The NBA lockout is over. You know what that means: the Lakers are going to win another one. On Nov. 26, the players and the owners agreed on a tentative collective bargaining agreement. For all intents and purposes, the owners righteously won, as the basketball related income (BRI) of the playe...

From the Stands: My new hero: Anthony Morrow

From the Stands: My new hero: Anthony Morrow

Christian Fatoohi

November 21, 2008

A surprising basketball star emerges and immediately gains support from the fans Read More »...