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NBA playoffs ramp up leading to finals

NBA playoffs ramp up leading to finals

Keith Holmes Jr., Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

With the semifinals underway, the bubble has stood the test of months of play without a single COVID-19 case. The bubble has even expanded to allow players to bring in certain family members that will fill the capacity that losing teams opened as they left. 

ANALYSIS: What teams to watch as NBA playoffs loom

ANALYSIS: What teams to watch as NBA playoffs loom

Keith Holmes Jr., Contributing Writer

August 26, 2020

Excitement for  the return of the National Basketball Association season, which has been suspended since the season stopped on March 11, was renewed when the NBA announced their “bubble” plan.  The NBA is using the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida, to host the 22 playoff eligible team...

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game

Jestin Lewis: For the love of a game

Justin Baxley, Sports Editor

January 27, 2016

Basketball for most is a just a game. You watch, cheer and some play but at the end of the day it's just a game, but for senior Jestin Lewis it is so much more than just a game. "It was my first love. That's been my favorite sport since I was a baby," Lewis said. "My mom and my dad got me into it. M...

Daniel Coursey continues his success in d-league

Daniel Coursey continues his success in d-league

January 29, 2015

As the Mercer Men’s Basketball continues its success in the Southern Conference, a former member of the team is also continuing his success on the court. Daniel Coursey, a vital member Mercer team from 2010 to 2014, has been with the Erie BayHawks since he was drafted last November. This opportunity with the developmental league ...

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