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Take 5: Getting excited for NBA, Williamson

Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield walks off the field after losing to the Seattle Seahawks, Oct. 13, at FirstEnergy Stadium.

By TPN Staff

October 18, 2019

With the NBA season starting on Oct. 22, The Pitt News sports staff takes on several basketball-related topics such as the potential of Zion Williamson and the league’s improving parity.

Column: LeBron is all for activism — until it’s an inconvenience

Lebron James answered questions about the NBA’s current tension with China at a press conference on Monday.

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 16, 2019

LeBron James recently addressed Daryl Morey’s comments and the ensuing fallout from China, resulting in a stunning display of tone-deafness from an individual typically known for adept social commentary.

What are the odds: NBA All-Star Weekend

Phoenix Suns guard Devin Booker puts up a shot during the 3-point shooting contest at the 2018 NBA All-Star Game at Staples Center in Los Angeles on Feb. 18, 2018.

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

After a successful betting slate last week, it’s time to look at who will win the contests during the NBA’s All-Star Weekend.

Take 5: Los Angeles, Le’Veon, no LeBron

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning (10) is sacked for a loss by Dallas Cowboys defensive back Kavon Frazier (35) during the first half on Sept. 16 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Jim Cowsert/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

By The Pitt News staff

October 17, 2018

As the NFL season nears its halfway point, Los Angeles’ two teams seem to be destined for a cross-city clash, while the Steelers’ Le’Veon Bell continues to divide public opinion.

2018 NBA Preview: Breaking down The Association’s hierarchy

Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant (35) shoots over Houston Rockets’ James Harden (13) during the second quarter of Game 3 of the NBA Western Conference finals on May 20 at Oracle Arena in Oakland, Calif. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

In honor of the basketball returning, we broke down where each team stands heading into the 2018 NBA season.

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