Eddy Ionescu

The line of male basketball players who credit sisters as their most prominent basketball influence is a short one. But that is who Eddy Ionescu offered up—his sister Sabrina Ionescu, currently a sophomore on the Oregon women’s team and the Pac-12 Freshman of the Year. “My sister for sure,” he said. “She directed and pushed me and gave me tips on what I was doing wrong. She was the one who would wake me up early in the morning to go shooting.”

Now it’s the 6-foot-6 sophomore at City College of San Francisco (CCSF) and out of Miramonte High who is providing direction and leadership…

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