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Long Beach Boys’ Basketball Preview

No sport was caught more off guard by this Spring’s “Green light” from the state authorities than basketball. Most coaches expressed pessimism about a potential season in the weeks leading up to that surprise change in policy–that means that basketball practice around the city were among the most joyous places in the last few weeks, as teams geared up for this week’s action. 

The city boasts a ton of talent, including McDonald’s All-American Peyton Watson at Poly, and a 2020 Open Division team at St. Anthony.

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Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.