LONG BEACH Departed UCLA guard Tyler Lamb has found a new home at Long Beach State. After officially enrolling in classes for the 2013 spring semester, Lamb joined the team for practice on Wednesday morning.
A teammate of UCLA's Wear twins at Mater Dei High School, Lamb played two seasons at UCLA, averaging 5.8 points and 2.3 rebounds while playing a key role as both a strong distributor and defender.
Lamb, who averaged 9.0 points, 3.6 rebounds and 2.8 assists playing in all 33 games with UCLA last season, was expected to make an even bigger impact until arthroscopic left knee surgery in October limited him to just one game for the Bruins this season.
His injury, which was originally suffered in July 2010, as well as a crowded backcourt influenced his decision to leave the program.
I didnt want to waste my junior year just barely playing due to recovering, and I just felt like things werent going for me there, said Lamb. I think it was a good move, UCLA has been real supp...