Inklings News

Students express desire for continuation of sports

The National Basketball Association seeks approval for return to sports without fans in the crowd.

Carson Kranz ’21

May 22, 2020

The NBA was affected by coronavirus the most with almost 50 cases around the league, and their season has been postponed for two months now. There are many factors that go into the possible continuation of the league, which makes it hard to make a decision. In the case they do decide to continue,...

Students mourn Bryant’s death

Kobe Bryant died after his helicopter crashed in the hills of Calabasas California. Many will remember the great legacy of the athlete.

Emma Smith '22

February 24, 2020

NBA player Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven others died in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California on Jan. 26. Following the tragedy, Staples students flooded their social media accounts praising the athlete and his daughter. Students commented on the former Lakers star’s great t...

Nike and the NBA kowtow to Beijing

Nike and the NBA fail to show support for Hong Kong protesters in order to uphold their prestige in Chinese markets.

Graham Wood '20, Staff Writer

December 17, 2019

While American media focuses its attention elsewhere, the protests in Hong Kong continue to rage as violence escalates. While the West and the United States should support the Hongkongers in their fight for democracy, American companies have sold out to China and have left behind American values for...

Declining NBA ratings emphasize downturn of local teams

The number of viewers for the NBA playoff as a whole is down 14% and the NBA Finals are down 25% compared to previous years.

Teddy Dienst '20 and Alex Massoud '20, Staff Writer and Web Sports Editor

June 7, 2019

Non-existent super-fandom in women’s pro sports

Non-existent super-fandom in women’s pro sports

Elliot Kaufman '19, Web Managing Editor

November 22, 2017

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NBA Playoffs 2017

NBA Playoffs 2017

April 16, 2017

By: Ari Mccoy '17 & Thomas Nealon '17 NBA Playoffs 2017 from Ari McCoy on Vimeo....

Rising Stars Challenge bringing young talent

Rising Stars Challenge bringing young talent

Elliot Kaufman and Ben Stein

March 6, 2017

Elliot Kaufman '19 and Ben Stein '18 The BBVA Rising Stars Challenge exposes the future of the NBA. It displays many young players from all around the league to show what new talent, and who we may see as an All Star in later years.Therefore, it is the most crucial event to focus on during All-St...

Inklings assigns preseason NBA picks

NBA stars eye the Larry O'Brien Trophy.

Alex Reiner and Shane Rabacs

October 14, 2016

With the NBA season just weeks away, many are wondering who will stand out this year. Here are the selections: Most Improved Player - Steven Adams Steven Adams is no longer just another player for the Oklahoma City Thunder. Because of the loss of Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka, Adams will have to becom...

No shock to Staples students as Warriors take game one of NBA Finals

No shock to Staples students as Warriors take game one of NBA Finals

Max Appell, News Editor

June 4, 2016

The rematch everyone has been waiting for. Forward Lebron James moves into his sixth straight NBA Final series as he looks to make up for last seasons loss to the Golden State Warriors. While back-to-back MVP point guard Stephen Curry of The Golden State Warriors, looks to bring home a second straigh...

3 Wise Guys: NBA Championship Edition

Thomas Nealon, Staff Writer

June 3, 2016

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NBA Playoffs update and preview

NBA Playoffs update and preview

Max Bibicoff, Staff Writer

May 3, 2016

For the past three weeks the NBA playoffs have been well underway with 16 teams battling it out for eight spots in the conference semi-finals round. Now officially in the second round of the playoffs, the Cleveland Cavaliers, Atlanta Hawks, Miami Heat, Toronto Raptors, Golden State Warriors, Portland...

Humans of Staples

Humans of Staples

Adam Kaplan, Editor-in-Chief

January 8, 2016

In a school that features nearly 2,000 unique students, it is easy to be forgotten by some of your peers. Reece Armstrong ’16 is not one who has to deal with that problem regularly. During his three-and-a-half year tenure at Staples, Armstrong has been known as many things including Queso, The ...

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