NBA season begins without all-stars

Oscar Terrones, Assistant Sports Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

The NBA season just started, but star players already have several significant injuries that will undoubtedly impact how their team’s season will play out. Some teams are better equipped to handle the loss of a star player. However, for most, it means that any hope of winning is crushed before the... Read more »

Fun for fans, disappointing for team

Fun for fans, disappointing for team

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
October 28, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

With seven seconds left on the clock, senior standout point guard Mike Caffey hit the buzzer-beater for Team Gold’s 80-78 victory. This was after Team Black saw its 11-point deficit shrink to none when transfer... Read more »

Torn ACL takes out starting guard for season

Torn ACL takes out starting guard for season

Anita Wang, Oscar Terrones, Sports Editor, Assistant Sports Editor
October 7, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports News, Sports Showcase

Head coach Dan Monson said Monday that he is still searching for a player to replace starting guard A.J. Spencer, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament in his knee during a pick-up game last week. The senior guard will redshirt his senior season after starting 28 games last year for the 49ers. Spencer... Read more »

Early tests for men’s basketball

Early tests for men’s basketball

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

Long Beach State isn’t exactly known for playing in the most celebrated conference in Division I basketball, but this upcoming season’s schedule showcases a competitive preseason run, as they will be playing eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament in the 2013-14 campaign, including... Read more »

Men’s basketball face one of the toughest non conference schedules in the nation

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
August 15, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Sports, Sports News

Long Beach State isn’t exactly known for playing in the most celebrated conference in Division I basketball, but this upcoming season’s schedule showcases a competitive preseason run, as they will be playing eight teams that made it to the NCAA tournament in the 2013-14 campaign, including... Read more »

NBA champions sign LBSU grad

NBA champions sign LBSU grad

Josh Bentrem, Multimedia Manager
July 17, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Men's Sports, Showcase, Sports, Sports News

Long Beach State has been predominantly known for breeding talent to go for the MLB, but with Casper Ware getting a few 10-day contracts, and the most recent signing of James Ennis to the Miami Heat, the strength of the LBSU basketball program is clear as day. "Ennis the menace", as James is referred... Read more »

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

King James becomes a hot commodity after opting out of his contract

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
June 25, 2014
Filed under Commentary, Men's Basketball, Showcase, Sports, Sports News

 Basketball has always been a hot topic for this busy community with the 16-time champion Lakers to boast about, a geographic region that is known to produce some of the best players in the nation and now a rising Clippers team to bring even more pride to the city of Los Angeles. But... Read more »

Long Beach State alumnus and Maryland transfer look to heat up the summer

Long Beach State alumnus and Maryland transfer look to heat up the summer

Anita Wang, Sports Editor
June 18, 2014
Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports News

Former 49er anticipated to be on the Miami Heat’s roster The 2013 Long Beach State alumnus James Ennis was the No. 50 overall pick in the 2013 NBA draft, in which the Heat obtained from the Atlanta Hawks. News has been circulating around the 2014 NBA finals runner-up looking for... Read more »