The Illinois basketball team continued to be in the NBA news headlines yesterday. It was announced that former Illinois guard Brandon Paul was signed to a partially guaranteed contract with the Philadelphia 76ers. The details of the contract were not released but this means Paul gets a shot at making the final roster in the […] Illinois Basketball: Brandon Paul’s NBA Dream Almost...
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“Why can’t we become the standard of excellence? Why can’t we do that consistently? And the answer was… we can.” – John Groce Illinois basketball’s new hype video will give you chills, make you cry, or likely both. The video had one former Fighting Illini player wanting to suit up once again. THAT VIDEO GOT ME FEELING SOME TYPE OF WAY — Brandon Paul (@BP3) October...
Posted to Fighting IlliniFormer Fighting Illini superstar Brandon Paul has tweeted that he will not be able to play for the Chicago Bulls’ summer league team. Unfortunately I will not be competing in Summer League. I've been sideline w/a right shoulder injury. I never question the man upstairs… — Brandon Paul (@BP3) July 11, 2014 ..I just ask him to guide me through tough...
Posted to Fighting IlliniAfter heart-wrenching loss to Miami in the 2013 NCAA Tournament, Brandon Paul stepped off the court as a member of the Fighting Illini for the last time. He finished his career ranked third for games played as an Illini. Despite flashes of greatness and a constant display of a clutch gene, Paul went undrafted last year. However, he did play for the Timberwolves’...
Darius Paul Sophomore Gurnee, Illinois Warren High School 6’8″ 220lbs. Power Forward High School Career Darius Paul averaged 18.0 PPG and 9.7 RPG as a senior leading Warren to a 23-4 record. Darius was selected to First Team All-State by the Chicago Sun-Times, Champaign News-Gazette and Illinois Basketball Coaches Association. Darius averaged 11.2 PPG and 7.2 RPG as a junior...
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