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Valentine’s haikus to our sporty boos

Czars Trinidad | Senior Staff Artist

Sports Staff

February 12, 2020

As Valentine’s Day approaches, our staff can’t help but get in the lovin’ mood. While this day is usually reserved for your special someone, we took the liberty of showing some love to our favorite athletes. Will the sparks fly like Eli Manning dropping dimes to Sterling Shepard? Will LeBron James ...

We (Peli)can do this! Nola’s NBA team set to come back under new leadership

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Jude Papillion, Contributing Reporter

October 2, 2019

After finishing the 2018-2019 season with an underwhelming 33-49 record and landing in a mediocre 13th place of the 15 teams in the Western Conference, the New Orleans Pelicans hope to turn things around in their 2019-20 season.  Despite high expectations for the 2018-19 season, the Pelicans were plagued by inj...

NBA Update: the Finals, free agents, LeBron, oh my!

Grant Barnes, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018

Following a postseason for the ages, the 2017-18 NBA season concluded this past summer in an absolute Finals mismatch. In this series, the perennial Western Conference champion Golden State Warriors once again completely dismantled the LeBron James-led Cleveland Cavaliers in a sweep of utter dominan...

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

From the Basement: playoff woes abound for reigning Eastern Conference champion Cavaliers

Bella Baff, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The NBA Playoffs have been quite entertaining thus far for both hardcore and casual fans alike, with only one series ending in a four-game sweep. The victor of this matchup was the city's very own New Orleans Pelicans. It seems as if almost every team has something spurring its excitement. There is o...

From The Basement: NBA disassociation with mental health issues in its players

From The Basement: NBA disassociation with mental health issues in its players

Bella Baff, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues. Professional athletes undoubtedly serve as powerful role models, and fortunately it appears that the majority of their influence is positive. Take two of the most prominent...

From the Basement: Rethinking seeding changes in the NBA

From the Basement: Rethinking seeding changes in the NBA

Bella Baff, Contributing Writer

March 7, 2018

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues. The NBA has proven time and time again that it is the most innovative league in sports. From changing the format of the All-Star Game to feature a schoolyard style draft, to ...

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

From The Basement: The struggle between sports fame and first amendment rights

Shea Dobson, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

From the Basement is a weekly column in which the Hullabaloo Sports team discusses its opinion on contemporary sports issues. LeBron James is nothing less than a superstar. He has unquestionably been the face of basketball for more than a decade. At this point, he may even be the face of professional ...

NBA, New Orleans Pelicans continue to celebrate Black History Month

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Grant Barnes and Carrigan English

February 21, 2018

Many have their own ways of recognizing and honoring important figures during Black History Month, and those in the world of sports are no different. The NBA is just one of the many organizations honoring this month. The association has a long history of giving platforms to prominent African-American a...

From the Basement: It’s time to trade The King

From the Basement: It’s time to trade The King

Grant Barnes, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

Trading LeBron James. Call me crazy, but yes, this is precisely what the Cleveland Cavaliers should be looking into at this time. The hometown hero, three-time NBA champion, four-time NBA MVP needs to be traded. The Cavs already lost superstar guard Kyrie Irving, trading him for injury-prone Isaiah...