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Five players to watch in the NBA Summer League

Five players to watch in the NBA Summer League

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 25, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

The NBA has the best offseason of any sport in the world. First comes the draft, which is always fantastic. Then comes the chaotic frenzy called free agency. And as free agency begins, the Summer League comes around. The Summer League is where each franchise puts together a team of their young players, ...

Five steals of the 2017 NBA Draft

Five steals of the 2017 NBA Draft

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 25, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

After every NBA Draft, a common thing to look for is steals. That meaning, what players fell much later in the draft than they should have? Which late selections will provide a big impact for their team? When looking at the current landscape of the NBA, it’s easy to see why steals are so important...

Bulls and Timberwolves blockbuster trade sends Butler to Minnesota

Bulls and Timberwolves blockbuster trade sends Butler to Minnesota

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 24, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

For more than a year, Chicago Bulls star Jimmy Butler has been the center of trade rumors, and at the beginning of Thursday night’s NBA Draft, they finally came to fruition. Butler was traded along with the 16th pick to the Minnesota Timberwolves for Kris Dunn, Zach Lavine and the seventh pick. Th...

The Hawks and Hornets must decide on impactful trades

The Hawks and Hornets must decide on impactful trades

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 21, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

The Atlanta Hawks and Charlotte Hornets have officially made a trade, sending Dwight Howard and the 31st pick to the Hornets, while the Hawks receive the 41st pick, Marco Belinelli, and Miles Plumlee. For the Hawks, this was all about getting out of Howard’s contract he was given last year to com...

The Lakers and Nets make a strategic trade

The Lakers and Nets make a strategic trade

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 21, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase

In the most shocking move of the offseason so far, the Los Angeles Lakers parted ways with 2015 second overall pick D’Angelo Russell and Timofey Mozgov, sending them to the Brooklyn Nets for Brook Lopez and the 27th overall. The reason the Lakers were so willing to move a player they were so high o...

Sixers prepare for the 2017 NBA Draft

Sixers prepare for the 2017 NBA Draft

Adam Aaronson ('20), Eastside Staff
June 21, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

Late Sunday night, news broke that the rumored trade between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics for the number one overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft had been finalized. To get the first pick, Sixers' General Manager, Bryan Colangelo, had to trade the third pick, as well as either the Lak...

76ers gain the first pick in the NBA Draft

76ers gain the first pick in the NBA Draft

Adam Aaronson ('20), Eastside Staff
June 20, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

Late Sunday night, news broke that the rumored trade between the Philadelphia 76ers and Boston Celtics for the number one overall pick in Thursday’s NBA Draft had been finalized. To get the first pick, Sixers General Manager Bryan Colangelo had to trade the third pick, as well as either the Lakers’...

Cheap contracts for NBA players offer success for teams

Cheap contracts for NBA players offer success for teams

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 19, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

Every summer, NBA Free Agency hits and we talk about the big names- the Kevin Durants, Al Horfords and Gordon Haywards of the world. But Free Agency is not just massive in importance because of the players who will receive maximum contract offers. Where teams really win the offseason is in finding the...

Possible changes for the upcoming NBA season

Possible changes for the upcoming NBA season

Adam Aaronson ('20), Eastside Staff
June 14, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

The upcoming NBA offseason is likely going to be just as active and chaotic as last year, which is a blessing for NBA fans. This year’s draft class is stacked with talent; many stars are on the trade block- and while there may be no Kevin Durant- there are tons of prized free agents set to hit the open...

2017 Mock Draft and NBA Draft Results

2017 Mock Draft and NBA Draft Results

Adam Aaronson, Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

This year’s NBA draft class has been hyped up as possibly the best since 2003 when LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Carmelo Anthony and more were selected, and it deserves a lot of the hype it’s getting. This class has it all- a surefire number one pick in Washington’s Markelle Fultz, great two-way p...

Summer swim teams act as a break from intense competition

Summer swim teams act as a break from intense competition

Mia Colclasure (’20), Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

At Cherry Hill East, swimming is a highly popular sport that many students take part in. However, some swimmers only swim in the summer for their neighborhood team and not during the winter season. The winter swimming season is often considered much more competitive and important than the summer s...

MMA: The brutal ballet

MMA: The brutal ballet

Harry Green ('20), Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under Professional Sports, Showcase, Sports

It’s round three in a five round bout between former champion Jose Aldo and rising star Max Holloway.  Aldo, a 30 year-old Brazilian once held one of the longest winning streaks in his sports’ history.  Holloway, five years his junior, is on a ten-fight win streak.  After punishing each other with ...

O’Donnell wins South Jersey Coaches Association Scholar Athlete of the Year

O’Donnell wins South Jersey Coaches Association Scholar Athlete of the Year

Jacob Kernis (’20), Eastside Staff
June 12, 2017
Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

Colin O’Donnell (’17) was the star goalkeeper, captain of the soccer team, second-team all-Olympic conference for three years in a row and in his senior year had all-state honors. Yet his greatest accomplishment is the example he sets of the “student athlete.” Although throughout his four ye...

East Boys Lacrosse team crushes the West team with a final score of 19-3

East Boys Lacrosse team crushes the West team with a final score of 19-3

Jared Fisch, Eastside Underground Editor
April 1, 2017
Filed under East Sports, Showcase, Sports

https://twitter.com/EastsideOnline/status/848172832878022656 The Cherry Hill High School East Boys Lacrosse team defeated the Cherry Hill High School West Lions by a score of 19-3. Saint Joseph’s University commit, Evan Campbell (‘17), kicked off the scoring for the Cougars early in the first...

The March Madness Final Four takes place this Saturday and here is everything you should know

The March Madness Final Four takes place this Saturday and here is everything you should know

Adam Dashevsky, Eastside Staff
March 29, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

March is a very special time of year for sports fans. No, it is not because of St. Patrick’s day, and no, it is not because of Pi Day. The reason your friend is crying and throwing his/her phone is because it is “March Madness.” A time of year when the 64 best NCAA Division I basketball teams pla...

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