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Coach Forbes eager to get season started

Coach Forbes eager to get season started

Hassan Ladiwala, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

Last Monday, I sat down for a Zoom call with Wake Forest Men’s Basketball Coach, Steve Forbes. Before being hired by Wake Forest, Forbes compiled a 130-43 record at East Tennessee State, along with two...

Maya Moore of the Minnesota Lynx pumps up the crowd in the final minute of Game Five of the WNBA Finals against the Los Angeles Sparks on October 4, 2017, in Minneapolis. (Hannah Foslien/Getty Images/TNS)

Maya Moore: Much more than an athlete

Hassan Ladiwala September 24, 2020

“More than an athlete.” It’s a term popularized by LeBron James imploring athletes to use their platforms to affect social and political change across the country. It’s also a term that Maya Moore...

Giannis Antetokounmpo #34 of the Milwaukee Bucks exits the game after an injury during the second quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Four of the Eastern Conference Second Round during the 2020 NBA Playoffs at AdventHealth Arena at the ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex on Sept. 6, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images/TNS)

NBA: Celtics handle Raptors, Heat look dominant

Hassan Ladiwala September 10, 2020

 As of Monday, Sept. 7, the Milwaukee Bucks find themselves in a heap of trouble down 3-1 to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. After staring down the barrel of a humiliating 4-0 sweep,...

Luka Doncic (77) of the Dallas Mavericks celebrates a game-winning three-point basket with teammates against the Los Angeles Clippers during overtime in game four of the Western Conference First Round on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at AdventHealth Arena at ESPN Wide World Of Sports Complex in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images/TNS)

Things are heating up in the NBA bubble

Hassan Ladiwala August 27, 2020

Time Running Out for Embiid, 76ers Just 24 hours after being swept by the Boston Celtics, the 76ers relieved head coach Brett Brown of his duties. This marks the end of a frustrating season for a team...

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Andrew Wiggins (22) in the second quarter against the Atlanta Hawks at Target Center in Minneapolis on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Carlos Gonzalez/Minneapolis Star Tribune/TNS)

Players To Watch After NBA All-Star Break

Hassan Ladiwala February 27, 2020

It’s the NBA’s annual All-Star Break, which typically marks the beginning of the final third of the regular season. Since the trade deadline passed on Feb. 6, it’s officially time to put up or shut...

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“Glue guys” Bring Depth, Exceed Expectations

Hassan Ladiwala January 23, 2020

It’s no secret that the NBA is a star-driven league. When LeBron James announced his infamous decision to team up with Dywane Wade and Chris Bosh and join the Miami Heat in the summer of 2010, he kickstarted...

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