Topic: Basketball

Klein ’20: How the Houston Rockets improved by getting smaller

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Klein ’20: How the Houston Rockets improved by getting smaller

March 6, 2020 0 comments

Four weeks ago, the Houston Rockets decided to alter their roster dramatically after underperforming for most of this NBA season. They traded starting center Clint Capela to the Atlanta Hawks as part of a four-team trade, ultimately receiving forward Robert Covington in exchange.

The Bears lost two home games this weekend, falling to Princeton by 22 points Friday and Penn by 5 points Saturday. Next weekend, they will play Harvard and Dartmouth in the final weekend of the regular season.

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Men’s basketball drops final two home games to Princeton, Penn

March 3, 2020 0 comments

The men’s basketball team came up empty in its last home weekend of the season, losing to Princeton Friday and Penn Saturday. After dropping its last three games, Bruno is tied for fourth place in the Ivy League with Penn.

Klein ’20: What has gone wrong for Team USA?

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Klein ’20: What has gone wrong for Team USA?

September 6, 2019 0 comments

The first week of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup has proven troublesome for Team USA. Even though the group stage of the tournament was not expected to present much of a challenge, USA narrowly defeated Turkey on Tuesday by just one point in overtime.

Klein ’20: How to fix the Lakers

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Klein ’20: How to fix the Lakers

March 3, 2019 0 comments

When LeBron James signed a four-year, $154 million contract with the Los Angeles Lakers last offseason, the traditional NBA powerhouse seemed like a sure contender in the Western Conference for years to come.

Zach Hunsaker became a team captain as a sophomore, “which is actually unheard of,” said friend and teammate Travis Fuller ’19.

Basketball star shares unique path to Brown

February 22, 2019 0 comments

It took approximately five seconds, 15 steps and one perfectly timed floater for Zach Hunsaker ’20 to become something of a celebrity on College Hill.

Guard Zach Hunsaker ’20 faces off against a Penn defender in a Friday night showdown at Pizzitola Sports Center. The Bears lost 92-82 against the Quakers, but bounced back to defeat Princeton the next day.

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Bears beat Princeton, fall to Penn

February 11, 2019 0 comments

The men’s basketball team dropped their Friday night matchup against Penn in a 92-82 shootout, but rebounded at home to defeat Princeton Saturday. The Bears were down by as much as 12 early in the first half against the Tigers, but an emphatic 39-15 run allowed Bruno to hold on for the crucial 78-70 victory.

Justine Gaziano ’20 scored a career-high 35 points in the winning effort against Bryant University last weekend.

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Gaziano ’20 powers Bears to victory over Bryant

December 7, 2018 0 comments

Junior guard Justine Gaziano ’20 notched 35 points last weekend as the women’s basketball team breezed past Bryant University 84-68 at the Ocean State Tip-Off Tournament. For her standout performances in Bruno’s tournament play, she has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.

Klein ’20: Duke hoops seem above any competition

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Klein ’20: Duke hoops seem above any competition

November 9, 2018 0 comments

College basketball returned earlier this week. For teams hoping to win a national championship though, the season might as well be over already.

Klein ’20: NBA power rankings

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Klein ’20: NBA power rankings

October 26, 2018 0 comments

Chaos arrived in the first week of the NBA season. Chris Paul and Rajon Rondo fought over spit, LeBron James missed two clutch free throws to lose a game and Blake Griffin dropped 50 points.

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

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August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 19 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.