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

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 international boundaries. As of right now, that is exactly what separates the league from the othe...

Strus signs tentative deal with Boston Celtics

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 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 signs two-way contract with Celtics

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?

Where’s the love for Mr. Stevens?

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?

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

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...

From “The Decision” to “The Return”: LeBron James comes home to Cleveland

From “The Decision” to “The Return”: LeBron James comes home to Cleveland

Zoe Krey

July 12, 2014

There is definitely something to be said for the unifying power of sports. At a professional level our favorite athletes become a part of our family. We cheer for them, look up to them, and just about worship them. They become something that we talk about to our friends, coworkers, neighbors, and even...

The fight for ownership: NBA team owner speculation

The fight for ownership: NBA team owner speculation

Colin Sallee

May 19, 2014

634,000,000. A gaudy number — one that evokes judgment from sports fans and citizens alike. This number, however, is incredibly significant to any avid NBA fan — seeing that it is the average worth of a franchise in 2014. This amount may not have intrigued a common citizen, not until 3 weeks...

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