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The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Damian Lillard dribbling the ball up the court.

Legacy and Future: Damian Lillard

LUKE WESTFALL, Evergreen reporter February 2, 2023

Damian Lillard looks to be a surefire Hall of Famer, potentially the best player in the history of the Portland Trail Blazers, and one of the greatest guards of all time. So the question is, how did he...

Ericks Hardwood Hypothesis digs in to the best NBA storylines every week.

Hardwood Hypothesis Week 16: NBA All-Stars announced

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter January 31, 2023

Pelicans placement plunge  The Pelicans dropped from third to eighth in the east in two weeks, all due to Zion Williamson’s injury. This team is still good, but their leading scorer and biggest inside...

While no Cougs were selected in the 2022 NBA Draft, five players with ties to the state of Washington were selected on June 23, 2022

Joel Embiid and James Harden headline weekly NBA action

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter January 26, 2023

This week’s NBA action saw the Philadelphia 76ers win five games in a row to skyrocket them to second place in the eastern conference. At the bottom of the conference sit the Detroit Pistons and Charlotte...

Ericks Hardwood Hypothesis digs in to the best NBA storylines every week.

Hardwood Hypothesis week 15 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter January 24, 2023

Another week and another issue, without further adieu, welcome to Hardwood Hypothesis week 15. THE BEAM IS LIT - Sacramento Kings  The first thing that got my attention moving into this week was...

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Erick’s Hardwood Hypothesis week 14

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

Ladies and gentlemen, from all of us students here at WSU, we hope your holidays were great, and now that we are all back here for the second semester we resume our writing.  There has been SO much...

Approved protest, profitable progress, and sports

Approved protest, profitable progress, and sports

HAYDEN STINCHFIELD, Evergreen reporter January 19, 2023

In 2016, San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick did not stand for the National Anthem before any game of the season. Instead, he kneeled. “I am not going to stand up to show pride in a...

Ericks Hardwood Hypothesis digs in to the best NBA storylines every week.

Erick’s Hardwood Hypothesis Week 8

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter December 7, 2022

Ladies and Gentlemen, no-nonsense, Hardwood Hypothesis, week eight… let’s do it.  A quarter of the NBA season is behind us and so far a lot of things are going as expected. But, in classic NBA...

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Erick’s Hardwood Hypothesis week seven

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter November 30, 2022

Folks this is a special issue of my hardwood hypothesis, as we have a few weeks worth of basketball to discuss, in case you’ve been living under a rock. Last week was the Evergreen’s Special Edition...

Sex, Drugs and … Basketball? 

Sex, Drugs and … Basketball? 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter November 17, 2022

Fast cars and movie stars, I mean the whole nine yards. I guess you could call it “work hard play hard?”  I’d like to tell you about a group of friends, young adults, at the peak of their cultural...

Recapping Week 4 in the NBA

Recapping Week 4 in the NBA

JAKE HULL, Evergreen reporter November 16, 2022

Week four in the NBA has ended with the Boston Celtics topping the Eastern Conference with an 11-3 record. The Portland Trail Blazers top the Western Conference with a 9-4 record. The worst team in...

Senior forward Morgan Weaver kicks the ball past Arizona defenders Thursday night at the Lower Soccer Field.

Pro Cougs Tracker: Nov. 9, 2022

SAM TAYLOR, Evergreen sports editor November 9, 2022

WSU is not an SEC or Big Ten school which means the number of athletes that springboard from WSU to the professional ranks earn a special place in the hearts of Cougs everywhere. However, with many...

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Erick’s Hardwood Hypothesis week 3 

ERICK AGUILAR, Evergreen reporter November 8, 2022

Week three of the NBA season is complete and we are finally able to discuss and formulate more concrete analysis and predictions for the rest of the season.  Ladies and gentlemen here’s week three...

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