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NBA athlete Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visited SDSU to speak about his nonprofit, Change & Impact.

NBA athlete Michael Kidd-Gilchrist advocates for speech healthcare

by Katelynn Robinson , News Editor // November 17, 2021

NBA athlete Michael Kidd-Gilchrist visited San Diego State to spread awareness about his non-profit Change & Impact Inc. and spoke with the National...

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Magic Johnsons retirement speech is still impactful 30 years later

Magic Johnson’s retirement speech is still impactful 30 years later

by Trinity Bland , Managing Editor // November 10, 2021

Watching Nelson George’s project “The Announcement” with NBA Entertainment in seventh grade taught me tons about consequences.  I thought the...

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San Diego State mens basketball senior guard Jordan Schakel and senior forward Matt Mitchell pictured during the 2020-21 season.

Column: Jordan Schakel and Matt Mitchell rank among best duos in program history

by Kyle Betz, Sports Editor // May 14, 2021

With a 23-4 record, Mountain West Conference tournament championship win and automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament after 2020’s events, San Diego State...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn dribbles past Utah State sophomore center Neemias Queta during the Aztecs’ 59-56 loss against Utah State at Thomas and Mack Center on March 7.

Column: Three reasons why Toronto is the ideal fit for Malachi Flynn

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // November 30, 2020

It was a night where dreams came true and for the young, talented collegiate and young professional stars who were able to have their name called, signaling...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn celebrates after cutting down a piece of the hoop following the Aztecs 82-59 win over New Mexico on Feb. 11. The win culminated in the Aztecs claiming the Mountain West Conference regular season title.

Malachi Flynn selected 29th overall by Toronto Raptors in 2020 NBA Draft

by Devin Whatley, Arts & Culture Editor // November 18, 2020

When former San Diego State men’s basketball guard Malachi Flynn initially transferred to SDSU, he came south from his Pacific Northwest home in Tacoma,...

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Former SDSU forward Kawhi Leonard dunks the ball during a preseason scrimmage agianst Point Loma Nazarene on Nov. 10, 2009.

Column: What’s next for SDSU alumnus Kawhi Leonard and the Clippers?

by Dustin Magallanes, Staff Writer // October 26, 2020

“Disappointing” is a word that perfectly sums up the Clippers 2020 run in the postseason.   After an offseason in which the Clippers were able...

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Then-junior forward Matt Mitchell fires a jumper during the Aztecs 81-64 win over Long Island University on Nov. 22, 2019 at Viejas Arena.

After testing NBA Draft waters, Matt Mitchell returns to SDSU for senior season

by Luis Lopez, Assistant Sports Editor // July 31, 2020

San Diego State men’s basketball forward Matt Mitchell has opted out of the NBA Draft process to return for his senior year with the Aztecs, he announced...

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Then-junior guard Malachi Flynn looks to drive to the basket during the Aztecs’ 73-60 win over Air Force at the Thomas and Mack Center in Las Vegas on March 5.

Column: Malachi Flynn can be a difference-maker in the NBA

by Dustin Magallanes, Contributor // July 12, 2020

With Kawhi Leonard adding another NBA Championship and Finals MVP to his growing list of accolades last year, we were given a reminder how dominant of...

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Opinion: We want sports back but we want freedom for all even more

by Trinity Bland, Opinion Editor // June 22, 2020

On June 12, more than 80 NBA players were on a Zoom conference call regarding the restart of the NBA season in Orlando. Among them were superstars like...

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Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

Malik Pope declares for NBA Draft, will not hire an agent

by Ryan Posner , Sports Editor // April 12, 2016

Arguably nobody finished the 2015-16 season hotter for the San Diego State men's basketball team than sophomore forward Malik Pope. Pope has now parlayed...

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One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

One-and-done killing college hoops traditions

by Kris Keehl, Senior Staff Columnist // November 4, 2015

College basketball has mutated into a self-sustaining, 24-hour news cycle. A new recruit, player decommit, high-profile transfer and the occasional...

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Alexis Cage looks to pave her own SDSU legacy through volleyball

Alexis Cage looks to pave her own SDSU legacy through volleyball

by Sydney Olmstead, Contributor // September 23, 2015

The lights glisten off the waxed surface of the gym floor and footsteps echo as San Diego State volleyball sophomore Alexis Cage takes the court with her...

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