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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James (23) dunks against Golden State Warriors Stephen Curry (30) in the fourth quarter of Game 2 of the NBA Finals Sunday, June 3, in Oakland, CA. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group/TNS)

Column: LeBron James stands no chance against the Warriors

The Golden State Warriors followed up their thrilling overtime victory in game one of the NBA Finals with a more dominant result in game two Sunday night, trouncing the Cleveland Cavaliers 122-103 with...

Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is currently dominating the NBA Playoffs, averaging 28.6 points and 5.6 assists per game. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

COLUMN: Two-team league makes NBA unwatchable

By Ryan Zimba | Sports Editor May 23, 2017

Over the last few years, the NBA has developed a clear hierarchy — and it’s badly hurting the league’s appeal. Heading into the 2016-17 regular season, the Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State...

Pitt senior Jamel Artis received a lofty comparison from Louisville head coach Rick Pitino after his 43-point performance Wednesday night. Wenhao Wu | Senior Staff Photographer

Pitino’s praise for Artis not as crazy as it sounds

By Steve Rotstein | Sports Editor January 12, 2017

Louisville head coach Rick Pitino, the only head coach to lead two different programs to national championships and the only coach to lead three different programs to the Final Four, knows a good player...

LeBron James won his third NBA championship and third NBA Finals MVP in historic fashion. (TNS)

NBA 2016-17 season preview: James against the world

By Dan Sostek | Senior Staff Writer October 24, 2016

It’s hard to remember a season where so many NBA teams have seemingly so little hope for a championship. Which is why the prevailing thought Tuesday night at the onset of the 2016-17 NBA season might...

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