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Take 5: Getting excited for NBA, Williamson

Take 5: Getting excited for NBA, Williamson

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

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

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.

The NBA is being bullied by China, and it can’t continue

The NBA is being bullied by China, and it can’t continue

By Sean Tierney, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Less than a week ago, the Houston Rockets were one of the most popular basketball teams in China. Today, they are an enemy of the Chinese state. The same team once loved by Yao Ming, NBA Hall of Famer and current chairman of the Chinese Basketball Association, is now the focal point of a Chinese blacklisting of the NBA.

The 6 biggest winners of the 2019 NBA offseason

The 6 biggest winners of the 2019 NBA offseason

By Michael Elesinmogun, For The Pitt News

July 16, 2019

The 2019 NBA offseason will go down as one of the biggest offseasons in league history.

Take 5: Kings, queens and curses

Take 5: Kings, queens and curses

By The Pitt News Staff

May 28, 2019

Our staff is sharing four of our hottest basketball takes — and one about Serena Williams.

NBA Playoff race set for photo finish

NBA Playoff race set for photo finish

By Stephen Thompson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 3, 2019

The NBA regular season is winding down, but much still remains to be determined as the final week of games begins.

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

Take 5: Baseball is Boomin’

By Staff

March 20, 2019

The largest contract in baseball history lasted 20 days before it was beaten out by the largest contract in baseball and American sports history. So who got the better deal, the Philadelphia Phillies and Bryce Harper or the Los Angeles Angels and Mike Trout?

What are the odds: NBA March Madness

What are the odds: NBA March Madness

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

March 8, 2019

The NBA season starts winding down and teams are competing for final playoff spots, while the NCAA March Madness Tournament begins in just two weeks.

What are the odds: NBA playoff hopefuls

What are the odds: NBA playoff hopefuls

By Colin Martin, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

With less than two months left in the NBA regular season, we look at the odds from some playoff contenders in action this weekend.

Take 5: Brown, Boban, Bryce

Take 5: Brown, Boban, Bryce

By The Pitt News Staff

February 15, 2019

Brown formally announced he wants out of Pittsburgh, several trades shook up the NBA landscape and MLB superstars Bryce Harper and Manny Machado are playing hard to get in the offseason.

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