El Estoque

A 1952 Mickey Mantle Topps card sold for $5.2 million in November of 2020. | Photo from  Hypebeast

Card craze

Suraj Gangaram, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

It’s crazy how a piece of cardboard gave me so much happiness.  Looking back at second grade, I remember I was envious of my friends in summer camp who spent countless hours tossing these shiny,...

Tang poses for a photo with Curry at Warriors Basketball Camp surrounded by various championship and MVP trophies.

Strength in numbers

Anjali Singh and Anika Sharma November 1, 2020
Students recount their experiences as fans of the Golden State Warriors
2020 NBA Finals predictions

2020 NBA Finals predictions

Anjali Singh and Collin Qian September 12, 2020
MVHS students give their hopes for the top teams in the NBA finals
Utah Jazz player Rudy Gobert leans to the side after a play

NBA suspends all games left in the season due to COVID-19

Tanish Mendki and Leanna Sun March 13, 2020
Exploring the the reactions of MVHS to the suspension of the NBA season
A Warriors 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 I was doing the same things I normally do when I watch sports: screaming my lungs out at the TV, clapping until my...

Load More Stories