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Bucks players don’t take the court for NBA playoff game

Referees huddle on an empty court at game time of a scheduled game between the Milwaukee Bucks and the Orlando Magic for Game 5 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series, Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Associated Press

August 26, 2020

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — NBA players made their strongest statement yet against racial injustice Wednesday when the Milwaukee Bucks didn't take the floor for their playoff game against the Orlando Magic. The teams were set to begin Game 5 of their series shortly after 4 p.m., with the Bucks needing...

COVID-19 tiene a emisoras de deportes luchando por encontrar nuevas formas de producir contenido

Estudiantes hablando en la emisora de deportes de DePaul.

Ernesto Hernandez, La DePaulia Sports Staff Writer

May 20, 2020

Las emisoras de deportes han tenido que cambiar sus métodos de operación para continuar sus programaciones regulares en medio del coronavirus.  Mitch Rosen, director de operaciones de 607 The Score, dijo que el cambio de operaciones de radio fue realmente un esfuerzo de equipo completo.  ...

COVID-19 has sports radio scrambling for new ways to produce content

The studio for Radio DePaul Sports' office in the Loop campus.

Ernesto Hernandez, Contributing Writer

May 15, 2020

Live sports and entertainment was disrupted by the coronavirus. Stakeholders and entities within that sports ecosystem have also been impacted. From television to print to radio, no one has been immune.  The pandemic has shifted the way both college and professional radio stations operate while mak...

Dave Corzine reflects on time with Bulls, Jordan in the 1980s

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

May 14, 2020

The “Last Dance” documentary on ESPN, a 10-part series chronicling the Chicago Bulls’ last championship run in 1998, has given old and new basketball fans an inside look into the Bulls’ dynasty and what ultimately happened during the 1998 season.  The documentary gives fans never before seen...

Once more, with feeling: a review of ‘The Last Dance’

Once more, with feeling: a review of 'The Last Dance'

Logan Peterson, Contributing Writer

April 25, 2020

“The Last Dance” is a monumental piece of documentary filmmaking — a comprehensive look into one of our greatest sports teams, a searing examination of legacy and ego. There are eight episodes still to air, yet it is already a triumph, breaking ratings records for the storied “30 for 30” fra...

All-Star weekend, as expected, was about honoring Kobe

Jennifer Hudson sings a tribute to former NBA All-Star Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna, who were killed in a helicopter crash Jan. 26, before the NBA All-Star basketball game Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, in Chicago.

Associated Press

February 17, 2020

It has become one of the NBA’s most revered traditions: On the morning of the NBA All-Star Game, the league pays tribute to retired players with what is called the Legends Brunch. It brings together about 3,000 guests, and every year a recent retiree with ties to the game’s host city is honored. When...

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

In this May 13, 2001 file photo Los Angeles Lakers' Kobe Bryant reaches back for a rebound during the first half of game four of the Western Conference semifinals against the Sacramento Kings in Sacramento, Calif. Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and a two-time Olympic gold medalist, died in a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020. He was 41.

Associated Press

January 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas,...

OPINION: Despite presenting progressive image, NBA folded as soon as earnings were threatened

NBA fans react to a preseason game in Shanghai, China.

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

A commissioner of a global game had to have seen this coming. Like David Stern before him, National Basketball Association (NBA) commissioner Adam Silver advocates for basketball’s ability to transcend international boundaries. As of right now, that is exactly what separates the league from the othe...

Strus signs tentative deal with Boston Celtics

Senior guard Max Strus exclaims after the final buzzer sealing the loss for DePaul Friday night at the McGrath-Phillips arena. The Demons received second place in the CBI tournament, with South Florida Bulls getting first place. Richard Bodee | The DePaulia

Nate Burleyson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 14, 2019

Former DePaul guard Max Strus signed a two-year deal with the Boston Celtics of the NBA on Sunday. Strus played two years at DePaul and averaged 20.1 points per game in his senior year. After his senior year, Strus went undrafted in the 2019 NBA draft before signing a two-way contract with the Celti...

DePaul senior guard Max Strus signs two-way contract with Celtics

DePaul senior guard Max Strus drives past St John's guard Shamorie Ponds, who signed as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Rockets, during Sunday's game against St. John's at Wintrust Arena. Alexa Sandler | The DePaulia

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor

June 21, 2019

By the conclusion of the 2019 NBA Draft on Thursday, 60 players heard their names called by Commissioner Adam Silver and Deputy Commissioner Mark Tatumn, but former DePaul guard Max Strus was not one of them. Strus, however, wasted no time as an undrafted free agent, as he agreed to a two-way contract...

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

Brad Stevens is emerging as one of the brightest young basketball minds in the world as he takes the Celtics deep into the playoffs.

Andrew Hattersley, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018

For the second straight season, fans across the NBA are once again enjoying a surprise playoff run from the Boston Celtics to the Eastern Conference Finals, and this time the team has a chance to potentially advance further already leading the Cavaliers 2-1 in  the series with a chance to take con...

Defense wins championships, and now the NBA All Star game?

Two players, Team Stephen's James Harden, left, from the Houston Rockets and Team LeBron's Andre Drummond form the Oklahoma City Thunder, go for a rebound in the second half of the NBA All-Star Game on Feb. 18. (Photo courtesy of AP Newsroom)

Brenden Welper, Contributing Writer

February 26, 2018

The 67th edition of the NBA’s annual All-Star Game concluded the same way it began — in unfamiliar territory. Unlike the previous 66 contests, which pitted the Eastern Conference against the Western Conference, these rosters were determined by an entirely new process: an All-Star draft. A strong defe...

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