DERII Foundation is about more than just basketball

Danny Rumph was considered one of the best and brightest young basketball talents in the Philadelphia area before he tragically passed away in March of 2005 at 21 years old from Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy.   Shortly after he died, his uncle, Marcus Owens, and mother, Viola “Candy” Owens, along with a number of close childhood friends… Continue reading DERII Foundation is about more than just basketball

The Legacy of Danny Rumph

Danny Rumph was planning to head back to school at Western Kentucky University in the morning and knew he needed to get one more run in with his buddies. It was around 10 p.m. on May 8, 2005 when Rumph picked up the phone to organize a pickup basketball game at the Mallery Recreation Center… Continue reading The Legacy of Danny Rumph

Danny Rumph Classic returns to La Salle University Aug. 5-9

Tom Gola Arena at La Salle University is sure to be filled to the brim with excitement surrounding the 16th annual Danny Rumph Classic.    The five-day affair, which was canceled last year due to the pandemic, tips off on Aug. 5 and is best known as one of the premier basketball events in the… Continue reading Danny Rumph Classic returns to La Salle University Aug. 5-9