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FILE-Asst. Director of Basketball Operations Matt Flemming embraces freshman forward Romeo Weems during his clutch, 18-point performance Saturday night.

Romeo Weems declares for 2021 NBA Draft

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor April 11, 2021

DePaul sophomore forward Romeo Weems is hiring an agent and will enter the 2021 NBA Draft, he announced on his Instagram Wednesday.  Weems was the first four-star recruit to commit and go to DePaul...

DePaul freshman defender Bella Hanisch looks to pass the ball in a game against Valparaiso on Feb. 22.

COLUMN: Sports are still coming to grips with a new reality

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor March 14, 2021

A year ago, the sports world came to a screeching halt. With growing concerns about the spread of Covid-19, every sports league and organization in America made a collective decision: a work stoppage. Just...

DePaul junior forward Paul Reed celebrates after a play in the second half against Cornell on Nov. 16, 2019 at Wintrust Arena.

Paul Reed makes his 76ers debut in 113-107 preseason victory

Lawrence Kreymer, Sports Editor December 18, 2020

Paul Reed had to wait until the Philadelphia 76ers’ second preseason game to make his debut.  Reed did not see any playing time in the team’s first preseason game on Tuesday, but finally got on...

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.

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

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...

Estudiantes hablando en la emisora de deportes de DePaul.

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

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,...

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

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

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...

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...

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...

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.

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

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...

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.

Kobe Bryant dies in helicopter crash

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,...

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

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

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...

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

Strus signs tentative deal with Boston Celtics

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...

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