Alexander Landgraf, The University of Chicago
The basketball star’s recent induction into meme culture has placed him under a new type of spotlight.
Tori Walz, Eastern Michigan University
The NBA player has a lot to say about freedom, and he’s not afraid to bring attention to the issues that other people shy away from.
Zach Spangler, University of Michigan
The streaming service’s new documentary offers basketball fans a rare, but necessary, perspective on the 2004 brawl between players and fans.
Kiera Baity, Kennesaw State University
Georgia residents were all over social media last week encouraging non-locals to stay away, but the long-anticipated basketball festival still resulted in a slew of crime and death.
Chloe Hamer, Pitzer College
Athletes continue to promote social change, seen especially with the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks.
Abigail Adeleke, University of Miami
Leagues are bringing their teams back together even though the virus is still on the rise. Now, an increasing number of athletes are testing positive.
Caleb Mullenneaux, St. Olaf College
The BLM movement is confronting racism in American athletic leagues, but little is being done to change the roots of these organizations.
Nayeli G. Pena, Colorado College
Chances are, you probably didn’t know who created the ‘Renegade’ dance a few weeks ago.
Brendan Bell, Towson University
Games like ‘NBA 2K20’ and ‘WWE 2K20’ are pursuing profit at the expense of actual, quality gameplay.
Sam Thoma, Wisconsin Lutheran College
Stephen Curry is a two-time league MVP and has won two titles, but are his achievements enough to make him an all-time great?
LeBron James might leave Cleveland (again) this offseason, and many teams will try to make a compelling case for King James to join their ranks.
The 2018 NBA draft is stacked with talent, but the jerseys some potential stars will wear are still in question.
Erin Alexander, Middle Tennessee State University
The singer’s husky, tonally curious version of the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ left audiences laughing, gawking and fuming all at once.
Xavier Austin Reyna, University of Texas at San Antonio
All of these NBA teams have the potential to take it all, but each come with their own sets of strengths and weaknesses.
Patrick Murtha, Eastern Connecticut State University
With the NBA season crossing its midline, lets recognize the best from the first half of the year.
Bill Simmons continues to strike gold with his multimedia conglomerate The Ringer, but how exactly have they separated themselves from the pack?
They won’t make the drive any better, but they’ll make it a lot more bearable.
On October 17, the new NBA season kicks off. After all of the off-season drama and blockbuster moves, the question remains: Can anyone stop Golden State?
With basketball season getting closer every day, it’s time for a comically premature ranking of the prospects for next year’s draft, because god knows basketball fans have nothing better to do.
With such a stacked draft class, everyone with a pick could come away with a franchise-building player.
Miguel Robles, University of Colorado Denver
Only a historically epic Finals match-up can save this belly-flop of a post-season.
With such an historic regular season, you know the playoffs are going to bring a whole new level of drama.
With an absolutely historic season in the rearview mirror, the MVP race has never been closer.
When it comes to benching superstars, fans think it’s the practice that should be given a rest.
Yoni Yardeni, Pierce College
It might be too soon to tell, but this year’s draft looks like it could severely shake up the NBA’s status quo.
The game, along with the people who play it, are changing.
In an NBA season unlike any other in history, the league’s top honors take on a special importance.
Kevin Cordon, University of California at Irvine
At least there’s something from 2016 that was slightly positive.
As anticipated, the Cavs are still holding their own, but opening night showed us some other teams setting the bar this season.
Daniel Enjamio, Santa Fe College
Though not ready quite yet, the Timberwolves, Magic and Nuggets all have promising futures in the seasons to come.
A guide to just a few of Durant’s possible free agency destinations
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