Maywood Buzz

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Maywood Buzz
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Founded 2004
League ABA 2006–2009
WCBL 2008–2009
Team history Orange County Crush
2004
Orange County Buzz
2004–2006
Carson Buzz
2006
Maywood Buzz
2006–2009
Based in Maywood, California
Arena Maywood Activity Center
Colors TBA
Owner(s) Jaime Garcia
Head coach Burrel Lee III
Championships 0
Division titles 1 (2009)

Maywood Buzz was a basketball team that played in both the American Basketball Association and the West Coast Pro Basketball League. They are based in Maywood, California, United States.

The team began play in the fall of 2004 as the Orange County Crush. In the middle of the season, they announced they were changing their name to the Orange County Buzz. They played their home games at the Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena. They finished with a 10–10 record in 2005, but did not make the playoffs. The next season, they did make the playoffs despite a 9–21 record, but lost to the Los Angeles Aftershock. In May 2006, they announced they were moving to Carson, California for the upcoming season. The team was going to hold a name-the-team contest, but then decided to keep the name Buzz. The coach and general manager is Burrel Lee III. The assistant general manager for the team is Kevin A. Lau and the assistant coaches are Shawn Pravongviengkham, Marc Joffe and Wendell Robinson.

On November 3, 2006, the team announced they were moving to Maywood, California for the 2006–07 season.[1]

Former Buzz logo, 2006–2008


Roster[edit]

Current roster
Pos. Num. Height Name College
G 00 5'10" Kamran Sufi (Saint Mary's University[disambiguation needed])
F 1 6'10" James "Rudy" Williams (Long Beach State)
F 4 6'8" D'Cean Bryant (Long Beach State)
G 7 6'2" Marco McCain (Cal State Northridge)
F 15 6'6" Lamar Gayle (Cal State Bakersfield)
F 52 6'6" Herb Gibson (University of Michigan)
F 33 6'8" Eric Maye (Cal State San Bernardino)
F 23 6'7" Cedric Ceballos (Cal State Fullerton)
G 24 6'5" Jared Lloyd (Hope International)
C 32 6'9" Ronel Mingo (Wyoming)
G 42 6'4" Kevin Bradley (University of Utah)
G 35 6'4" Everett Ratleff (College of Idaho)
F 55 6'7" Matt Okoro (UC Irvine)
Head Coach Burrel Lee III

Players of note[edit]

Records[edit]

Years Won Lost Percent
2004-2005 10 10 50%
2005-2006 9 21 30%
Total 19 31 38%

References[edit]