Oakland Soldiers
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Posted On: 11/22/21 10:02 AM

When you think of the Bay Area and grassroots basketball one of the first names that comes to mind is The Oakland Soldiers. With an alumni base with the likes of Eddie House, Kendrick Perkins, and Mark Madsen just to name a few. Lebron James even suited up for the Soldiers back in the day.

Meet The Team

5’9 Isiah Davis

5’10 Josiah Andrews

6’1 Raymond Whitley

6’7 Max VanLaningham Max VanLaningham 6'4" | C CA

6’5 Tommy Tofi

6’6 Tyler Bright

5’10 Rashod Cotton

5’11 Rodney Westmoreland

6’2 Mana’oma Siale Tito

6’0 Conner Bow

6’3 Nathan Hibbert

Coaches: HC Jules Millstead, AC Deshawn Freeman, AC John Tofi


Made Hoops Circuit (December - March)

Spring/Summer (TBD)

Talent & Balance

This is one of the most talented teams in recent years for the Oakland Soldiers and that’s saying something. All ten players on the roster are talented which gives them a balanced attack. This group has an opportunity to be special. Max VanLaningham Max VanLaningham 6'4" | C CA is one of the best players in the country as he is in the Top 30.

Keys to Success

With a well-balanced team on both ends of the floor, these are the three things that

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