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Head to Head: Who Will Be the NBAs Top Five Draft Selections?

Head to Head: Who Will Be the NBA’s Top Five Draft Selections?

By Cole Bagley and Ethan Pearce November 5, 2020

As the strange year of sports continues amidst the worldwide pandemic, the NBA draft is set to take place on Nov. 18. With a plethora of talent available to be selected in this year's draft, several teams...

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NBA Trade Talk: Russell Westbrook

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor October 17, 2020

  This season was a nightmare for the Houston Rockets. With championship aspirations coming into the year, they fell well short of their goal by losing in the second round to the Los Angeles Lakers....

Redshirt sophomore forward Kyle Kuzma (35) is introduced before an NCAA mens basketball game against the BYU Cougars at the Jon M. Huntsman Center, Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Chris Samuels, Daily Utah Chronicle.

Utah Men’s Basketball Alumni Kyle Kuzma is an NBA Champion

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor October 14, 2020

  Kyle Kuzma just won his first NBA title. Kuzma became just the fourth Utah Men’s Basketball Alumni to go on to win the NBA Championship, joining Arnie Ferrin, Michael Doleac, and Andrew...

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Head to Head: Five NBA Teams to Watch this Offseason

By Cole Bagley and Ethan Pearce October 1, 2020

  The NBA finals are finally upon us. Within the next few weeks, one of the most unique and incredibly strange seasons will finally have a champion. While the Heat and Lakers await to battle it...

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The NFL’s Strange Saga in Response to Racial Justice

By Justin Prather, Sports Writer September 30, 2020

  Even though our own sporting events at the University of Utah have been put on hold, there is no shortage of professional sports to watch at the moment. Traditionally the fall favorite, in its...

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From Restart to Post Season, These are the Best Players in the NBA Bubble

By Carlos Padilla August 30, 2020

 As the first round of the NBA playoffs is nearing completion, basketball fans have had ample time to see what teams hit the ground running in Orlando and which lagged behind. There is no doubt that the...

Protesters raise their sign in Salt Lake City, Utah on June 4th 2020.(Photo by Manasij Mukherjee | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

The Pages of Our Children’s History Books Are Being Plastered on the Sports Pages

By Eric Jensen, Sports Writer August 28, 2020

  The chain of events seemed all too clear. On Aug. 23, Jacob Blake was shot seven times in the back after breaking up a fight in Kenosha, Wisconsin by police officer Rusten Sheskey. Two days...

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The NBA Draft Lottery Holds Excitement for Fans

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor August 28, 2020

  The NBA Draft Lottery was last week, and we now know the exact order teams will be picking in when the draft is held in a few months. With the way the lottery odds have been flattened in recent...

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Bagley’s Top Five Signature Kicks in the NBA

By Cole Bagley, Sports Editor August 18, 2020

  As the NBA has finally returned to the hardwood, fans everywhere have been dazzled with flashy passes, highlight dunks, clutch buckets and several games going down to the wire. In addition to...

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The NBA Bubble, How It’s Working and What They’re Doing Right

By Ethan Pearce, Sports Editor August 7, 2020

  The NBA Bubble is awesome. Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, which caused sports worldwide to be postponed, no one was certain if or when sports would resume. When the NBA season was suspended...