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Long Beach Has A “Moment” At USA Basketball Camp

Colorado Springs is a long way away from Long Beach, but the US Olympic & Paralympic Training Center had a distinct local flavor last week. USA Basketball hosted its annual Junior National Team camp with 73 high school-aged athletes from around the country all in competition to impress USA Basketball coaches, hone their craft, and […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Taking First International Trip

The Long Beach State men’s basketball team has logged a lot of travel miles in the last 12 years under coach Dan Monson. He took his team around the country to play some of the best programs and put his program on the map, but a contract extension last year included a shift in philosophy […]

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LB In NBA: Jordan Bell, James Ennis Make Headlines

A pair of young NBA players with ties to Long Beach have been making moves and headlines this summer. Long Beach Poly alum Jordan Bell won a championship two years ago as a rookie with the Golden State Warriors, and signed a free agent contract with the Minnesota Timberwolves worth $1.6 million for one season. […]

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John Ross Hosting Charity Basketball Game With Snoop Dogg

John Ross was all smiles last year after the celebrity flag football game for his John Ross III Foundation at Veterans Memorial Stadium. “We’re going to come back and do this again next year. We want this to be a tradition,” Ross correctly predicted. However, the celebrities will be playing basketball for charity this year […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Rounds Out Recruiting Class

The Long Beach State men’s basketball program had a lot of spots to fill this offseason, and they topped off this recruiting class on Tuesday with the signing of guards Chance Hunter and Shaden Knight. Hunter and Knight join high schoolers Rodney Rhoden, Justin Rene, Max De Geest, Romelle Mansel and Joshua Morgan as well […]

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Long Beach State Men’s Basketball Releases Schedule

The upcoming Long Beach State men’s basketball season is an important one for coach Dan Monson, who is in the second year of a five-year contract extension. This year he has to get a big group of new players ready for a challenging nonconference schedule. “Having six home games, the most preseason home games in […]

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Plenty Of Long Beach Rooting Interest In NBA Playoffs

There are plenty of Long Beach basketball fans who are bummed about the Lakers not making the playoffs. The good news is, there’s seven players, coaches, or officials with Long Beach and Moore League ties to cheer for in April, May, and June as the NBA playoffs roll on. The most notable name is San […]