Head Coach/GM Lionel Garrett
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is like a "rolling stone,
" wherever he
hat is his
first lay his
"basketball" hat at Southern U
in Baton Rouge,La. he
dominated the SWAC Conference from 75-79.
was named to the All-SWAC
team 3 years leading the SWAC in Rebounding his
senior season (15.8).
still holds several NCAA D1 records, including a single-game 30 point, 30 rebound effort, during the '79 season, when he
finished 1st in SWAC and 3rd in rebounding nationally.
After signing with the San Diego Clippers' when picked in the '79 NBA Draft, Garrett hung his brim with the Harlem Globetrotters rebounding for the Hall Of Fame team worldwide.
then played with Club CAI Zaragoza in Spain and last stop with the Ohio Mixers
and Wyoming Wildcatters of the CBA.
He spent six years as an assistant at Miles College in Birmingham.
In '91 Garrett joined the coaching staff of the Birmingham Bandits in the CBA.
then returned to Miles College
as Head Coach from '92-'94, leading the Golden Bears to the Wilborforce HBCU Championship.
was the next coaching stop where from 99- 03, he
turned a struggling basketball program around.
Garrett dove back into the professional minor leagues.
He joined the Rome Gladiator staff as Associate Head Coach in 04.
coached the Gladiators' summer league entry to the 05 SEBL Title.
The "Rolling Stone" put another feather in his
hat, when he
was named the SEBL League
Coach of the Year.
Then helped lead the Gladiators to a 05 WBA Championship.
Garrett became Head Coach of the Mayas De Yucatan Professional basketball team in the LNBP of FIBA America.
lead the team to a history making season by becoming the first expansion team to make the playoffs in it's first season.
USA team was also a success in becoming the first team in Mexico to win a championship in the USA as 07 WBA Champions.
was also named WBA Coach/GM of the year.