WUBA NAME MARQUIN CHANDLER AS PRESIDENT OF BASKETBALL OPERATIONS FOR CALIFORNIA

by David Walls

Oakland – The Women's Universal Basketball Association named Marquin Chandler as the California President of Basketball Operations. Chandler will be responsible for all decisions made within the California basketball operations department.

“We are excited for Marquin to lead our basketball operations department in Cali,” said WUBA president Christy Luxe. “We were extremely impressed with him during the process. He brings many years of professional experience (playing & front office) with a very successful organization to our team. I’m confident that he will bring success to our organization.”

Chandler, 37, comes to the WUBA after spending 12 years as a professional basketball player.  He signed with the New York Knicks back in 2013.  He also attended several training camps with the Kings, Rockets and Timberwolves.  Chandler would also play internationally in 7 different countries (Korea, Philippians, China, Japan, Taiwan, Latvia, Portugal).  He attended San Jose State where he was named first team All-WAC (19.6ppg).  “This is a special opportunity in my home town, and I am excited to pursue the league’s goal of building a world class organization with a sustainable winning model for WUBA fans to be proud of,” said WUBA of Basketball Operations Marquin Chandler. “Bay Area is such a great area, it’s a major market with a multitude of sports and cultural passions. Not only am I eager to get to work in my new role, but I’m also excited to be able to give back to my home city.  

“This is a special opportunity in my home town, and I am excited to pursue the league’s goal of building a world class organization with a sustainable winning model for WUBA fans to be proud of,” said WUBA of Basketball Operations Marquin Chandler. “Bay Area is such a great area, it’s a major market with a multitude of sports and cultural passions. Not only am I eager to get to work in my new role, but I’m also excited to be able to give back to my home city.  

Courtesy of wubalive.com