San Diego Storm Press Releases

  • Storm climbs to 30 wins in 2021 +

    San Diego CA - After hitting rock bottom just 2 seasons before, the Storm has increased their win total for the second consecutive season, winning 20 games in 2020 and 30 wins this season. Storm came out of 2021 season ranked 11 in scoring, but struggled mightily when it came to stopping their opponents. San Diego gave up 105.6 points per game ranking them 5th in most point allowed. The Storm could have held their own against any team on the offensive end, ranking 16th with .436 FG%, 11th with .744 FT% and 9th hitting .373% from downtown. San Diego also were rank 7th in rebounding, but they struggled distributing the ball, having Jose Lakes leading the team with merely a Read More
  • Keyes is traded to the Storm +

    San Diego – In a very controversial trade the San Diego Storm landed the 22 year old Daren Keyes from the Archers. The Storm received Keyes and two future 2nd round picks, while the Archers was to receive just two 1st Rounders in the deal. Due to rules of salary matching the trade became the center of controversy across the league, as the Storm added Newton Gorman PG and Cameron Gaughan SG to match salaries. GMs across the league found Gorman, Gaughan and a 1st was sufficient, while having to add a second pick made this the worst trade ever. This is what GM Prince Amour had to say: Prince: “Hey it never really pens out the way you want it, Read More
  • Banks Want Out +

    San Diego - Storm had 10 wins all season long last season. Prince Amour convinced the team owners that this was the effects of a complete restart. It was also the worst season in the franchise’s history. Prince Amour worked a bit harder this off season in adding a few more contributing players to his roster and half way into this season the Storm are 10-30 at the half way point, meaning they have a 50% chance of doubling their last season win totals. Though they felt confident coming into the season, the Storm had a rough star to the season, but seemed to have gotten a bit more competitive around the midway point, than they did at the start of Read More
  • Storm 2020 Draft Recap +

    SAN DIEGO - Storm had a pretty decent draft in 2020, they entered the draft with only one pick. Storm traded away their former number 1 pick, Severin Saulter for the Enforcers 1st and 2nd rounder. Storm later traded the Blaze 1st to the Buzzards for another two 1st rounders. This is how the Storm draft looks on paper. With the 4th picked overall Storm selected, Scot Gauvin, a point guard out of South Carolina. Gauvin played only 1 year in college, where he played only 22 minutes per game and averaged 9.9 points, but his High School reputation sure got him into the OBWL earlier than necessary. At 6'2 183 LBS, Gauvin fits the regular point guard size, but his Read More
  • Cohen Grateful to be Selected as The One +

    SAN DIEGO TIMES Cohen Grateful to be Selected as The One SAN DIEGO – Jeffry Cohen has rejoined the Storm, after being just 2 years removed. He started his career as an assistant coach and is now back where he started, but this time as the head coach. Cohen after 2 seasons with the Storm, went on to sign a 2 year deal as an assistant coach with the Muscle. With former Head Coach Barnaby, not being offered an extension, going into this season, the Storm reached out to Cohen offering him a 5 year deal to become the new Head Coach. “It was an honor when GM Amour reached out to me, and explained that the Storm’s management believed I Read More
  • Storm 2019 Draft Highlights +

    SAN DIEGO - General Manager Prince Amour was not able to attend the 2019 OBWL Rookie draft. He therefore trusted his Head Coach, Kyle Barnaby, to connect the dot. Unfortunately Barnaby completely missed any chance of landing any of those young goodies. Storm having 4 picks in the 2019 and Barnaby intentions of adding a Point Guard, in the first round, boosted him to do just that. Unfortunately overlooked better Point Guards in, Neal Johnson out of Villanueva and Jake Wakefield from Kansas State, when he selected Benton Leal from Tennessee. Despite Leal posting 15.5 points, 5.7 assists and 1.5 steals per game in the 1 year Tennessee, he is simply not ready for the OBWL. He probably will be a Read More
  • Dolinish stirring up a Storm +

    SAN DIEGO - After Spending only 3 season with Boston, Everett Dolinish finds himself playing for the San Diego Storm this season. The Storm acquired Dolinish in a very controversial trade, which send Dallas Hunt and Jerald Pyles, 32 million in contract over the next 2 seasons, and two 1st round draft picks to Boston; in exchange for the 2 time All-Star. Hunt and Pyles were basically dead weight and could not find any playing time a struggling Storm team. Storm were 1 year removed from the playoffs, and Prince Amour is doing everything possible to turn this Storm team around without any delay. Boston on the other hand was seeking the opportunity to move an aging Dolinish (35), yet in Read More
  • Rajeev Seifert Traded To Tampa Bay +

    CALIFORNIA - Despite claiming their desires to compete this season, it looks like San Diego Storm and Prince Amour are still on a full rebuild course. Latest actions of the Storm sending team star Rajeev Seifert to Tampa Bay, really does not sound like a team willing to compete this season, but rather one looking to land top pick in the up and coming draft. Rajeev Seifert was traded over the weekend to the Tampa Bay Tritons, in a deal which sends the Storm's R. Seifert, L. Lenoir and T. McCormick in exchange for Tampa Bay's PG P. Gluck, SG D. McBrayne, PF S. Elliot, C P.Feher and 2 2nd Round Picks in the upcoming draft. Tampa Bay got a needed Read More
  • Lenoir, McCormick & Anguiano Traded, While Sauter goes down +

    CALIFORNIA - After a good start to his rookie campaign, 10 minutes into his 4th game of the season, against the Highlanders, Severin Sauters goes down with a devastating shoulder injury. A dislocated shoulder which can have the young big man sideline for well over a month. In the 10 minutes of the 1st quarter, in which Sauter played, he already had 7 points and hitting 50% of his shot. Joseph Anguiano was insert in at Small Forward for the rest of the game in a 101-97 loss. Storm went on to lose the next game to the Huskies by the score of 120 to 98, in a game where rookie Henry Barrick had 18 points off the bench. With the Read More
  • Storm Start New Season in Full Rebuild Mode +

    After what can be consider a pretty successfully season last season and a very active off-season for the first year GM. Prince Amour decided to head into this season in new direction for the Storm. By landing the #1 pick overall this off season, sprung an idea in Amour head, how wonderful it would be to land a top 10 or top 5 pick again next off season and possible trying to do same again the off season after that, instead of looking for quick fixes. By the 4th off season of this master plan, the Storm should be labeled with 4 top 10 picks and clearing the salaries of Hunt, Bliss and Pyles; freeing up enough cash hit the Read More
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