basketball

Women’s basketball tip off winning season

By ELI VARGAS – 9 years ago

Women’s Basketball Over Thanksgiving break on Tuesday, November 25, the Brewers continued their winning streak by beating Wesleyan University at home with a convincing scoreline of 64-39. Vassar’s defense was…

Love and basketball: shaky start for Cavs

By SAM HAMMER – 9 years ago

We are now officially one full month into the NBA season, which means it is also time to talk about this year’s numerous stories and performances. Without a doubt, the…

Women’s basketball looks to build off historic season

By CLAIRE STANDAERT – 9 years ago

After hours of strenuous pre-season conditioning and training, the Vassar women’s basketball team look to set the tone for a winning season in their opener against Babson College on Nov.…

Young talent boosts league popularity

By ROBERT CARPENTER – 9 years ago

It is that time of year again. Days are getting shorter, stores are selling Christmas lights and pumpkin spice lattes have infiltrated every coffee shop in the country. All of…

Rookie contracts help small market teams

By SAM HAMMER – 9 years ago

Over the last few weeks, several young NBA stars, including Kenneth Faried, Ricky Rubio and Klay Thompson, were all signed to large contract extensions with their current teams. Oct. 31…

NBA draft promotes balance

By SAM HAMMER – 9 years ago

On Wednesday, Oct. 22, NBA team owners voted on a proposal to change the current structure of the NBA draft lottery. It was expected that the league’s owners would vote…

Free agency dominates basketball’s fervor

By SAM HAMMER – 10 years ago

At the end of September, Phoenix Suns guard Eric Bledsoe signed a five year $70 million contract with the team. Bledsoe is only twenty-five years old and has had a…

American FIBA absence unacceptable

By SAM HAMMER – 10 years ago

For those of you who were not aware, the Fédéracion Internationale de Basketball, otherwise known as FIBA, is currently running the seventeenth basketball World Cup in Spain. The tournament, which…

Spurs players hold top spot in spite of age

By ZACH RIPPE – 10 years ago

Despite having a 37-year-old Tim Duncan, a 36-year-old Manu Ginobili and a 31-year-old Tony Parker, the San Antonio Spurs have won over 60 games this season. In fact, they also…