September 16, 2010
FORMER BRYANT BASKETBALL PLAYER JOSH LONGSTAFF HEADED TO NBA AS VIDEO COORDINATOR FOR OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER
|Josh Longstaff was a member of the Bryant basketball and baseball teams from 2001-05 and was a member of Bryant's national finalist team in 2005.|
SMITHFIELD, R.I. – Former Bryant University men's basketball player Josh Longstaff '05 has been named video coordinator for player personnel with the Oklahoma Thunder of the National Basketball Association.
Longstaff, a native of Portland, Maine, was a member of the Bryant basketball team from 2001-2005 and also was a pitcher for the Bulldogs' baseball team during the spring. During his senior season, Longstaff and the Bulldogs captured the NCAA Northeast Regional Championship and advanced to the NCAA Division II Finals in Grand Forks, North Dakota.
Since graduating from Bryant, Longstaff coached at Portland High School and Gorham High School in Maine before connecting with his former assistant coach at Bryant, Brian Keefe who is an assistant with the Thunder regarding a position with the organization.