Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

The LA Lakers have three of the leagues five oldest players and six of the leagues 12 oldest players. The teams average age is 30.0, which is the sixth oldest roster in history.

Los Angeles Fakers: Biggest bust in NBA history

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2022

As of April 5, the Los Angeles Lakers are officially out of not just the playoffs, but the play-in tournament as well. The NBA playoffs start on April 16, where the top 10 teams in each conference make...

Flipping the Bird- Episode 12

Kaitlyn Rosas, Ryder Martin, and Luke Lawhorn February 27, 2022

Flipping the Bird returns for another week of discussion surrounding UTSA sports! Join Ryder Martin and Luke Lawhorn as they break down the latest news and results surrounding the UTSA men's basketball,...

NFL: Not For Long

NFL: Not For Long

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The Cincinnati Bengals have been the laughingstock of the National Football League for years. While they won the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 30, just making the playoffs and securing a victory that...

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Spurs make one move at trade deadline, go 1-3 over past week

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 30, 2021

With the NBA trade deadline ending this week, a lot has happened around the league, and for the first time since 2014, the Spurs made a trade. Granted, the trade was nothing too noteworthy, with Golden...

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Approaching trade deadline, Spurs remain in playoff position

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 23, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs, as of March 22, are currently the seventh seed in the Western Conference. Over the past week, the Spurs have fallen in their seeding due to their strength of schedule but have looked...

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Spurs remain in strong position in Western Conference

Dalton Hartmann, Assistant Magazine Editor March 5, 2021

The San Antonio Spurs are currently sitting at the sixth seed in the western conference after their games versus the Brooklyn Nets and the New York Knicks with an 18-13 record. With the way the Spurs have...

Georgias Anthony Edwards (pictured above) will likely be one of the first players chosen in this years draft. He is considered to be one of the most pro-ready college athletes available, which bodes well for his chances at making an immediate impact for his new team.

Paisano Picks: the top ten in the 2020 NBA Draft

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor November 13, 2020

After a nearly year-long NBA season, the 2020 draft is finally here. The draft will take place next Wednesday. As with everything else this year, the draft will be different — much different. Draft...

Lakers emerge from the bubble three months later as champions

Lakers emerge from the bubble three months later as champions

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

The Los Angeles Lakers are your 2020 NBA champions.  After defeating the Miami Heat 106-93 in Game 6, they took the series 4-2. This is the 17th championship for the Lakers, tying them with their long...

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

NBA Finals 2020: South Beach depth or Los Angeles stardom?

Alex Hanks, Opinion Editor September 29, 2020

This NBA season has come with its fair share of upsets. We’ve seen the first chapter of young and up-and-coming dynasties such as the Denver Nuggets solidify their spot as contenders for the future following...

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition

An NBA Preview: Texas Edition

Max Aguirre, Ryder Martin, and Dalton Hartmann July 29, 2020

After many months of speculation and anticipation, the NBA has finally made its long awaited return. The Orlando bubble seems to be working: 22 teams have arrived and will continue the season from where...

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Why we need to pump the brakes on resuming sports in isolated locations

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer April 21, 2020

The absence of sports during the COVID-19 crisis has been eerie to say the least. With only the NFL being in their offseason at the time that all the major sporting leagues were suspended indefinitely,...

LeBron taking shots in a game.
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Wild NBA offseason shakes up the whole league

Zach Truesdale August 21, 2018

Big name players were on the move this offseason Another summer passed, another rollercoaster of an offseason for the basketball world and its fans. From trades, free agents signings and drafts, every...

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