Who we are:
The So Cal Moguls are a San Diego based professional basketball team playing in the TBL (The Basketball League). Our mission is very simple… Put on a fun and fast basketball game that our fans love to watch. In addition to that, we are 100% committed to creating a world-class, family-friendly environment for everyone to enjoy!
The Moguls debut as a new team in San Diego in 2022 with high hopes, commitment and resources to create a winning team that San Diego can be proud of!
With the leadership of our head coach, Olden Polynice, a former NBA player for 16 years, we are confident we will be one of the strongest teams in the national league.
Our players come from all over the country to earn a paying job as a pro basketball player, as well as get the opportunity to get the attention they deserve to move up to the NBA or Overseas.
We welcome you to come enjoy 0ur home games throughout the season! At every game we have hundreds of dollars in cash giveaways, in-game activities for kids of all ages, as well as a really fun and exciting basketball game to watch!
Head Coach | Olden Polynice
As a Freshman during the 1983–84 season, Polynice helped lead the UVA Cavaliers to the NCAA final four when they won the NCAA Eastern Region as the #7 seed. UVA defeated the #10 seed Iona (58–57), the #2 seed Arkansas (53–51 in OT), the #3 seed Syracuse (63–55) and the #4 seed Indiana (50–48) en route to the final four. In the final four, UVA lost in overtime 49–47 to the Midwest Region Champion University of Houston denying UVA a chance at the National Championship game. As a Junior during the 1985–86 season, Polynice was honored for his play by being named first team All-ACC.
After three years in college and playing with Serie A‘s Hamby Rimini in 1986–87, he was selected 8th overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 1987 NBA Draft, but was immediately traded to the Seattle SuperSonics for Scottie Pippen. Polynice then arrived in Detroit in 1992 after being traded by the Los Angeles Clippers and departed two years later when he was traded to the Sacramento Kings for Pete Chilcutt and two draft picks.
In 16 NBA seasons, Polynice averaged 23.5 minutes, 7.8 points and 6.7 rebounds per game, with a career PER of 13.2. At 6’11”, he was often signed by teams in need of a rebounder and interior player, and consistently ranked among the league leaders in offensive rebounds. Polynice retired from the NBA in 2004 after a brief return to the Clippers.
He now serves as head coach for The So Cal Moguls, San Diego’s newest professional basketball team.
GM & Assistant Coach | Greg Khorramian
Greg has over 30 years of experience in basketball, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the team and players.
Greg started his career playing in high school and leagues all over California. Greg is known for his strong basketball IQ, as well as his ability to get players to perform at their optimum levels.
With his leadership, The Moguls are counting on Greg to bring dynamic value to our players as well as the organization.
His ability to motivate, as well as understand players needs, both on and off the court, makes him an invaluable addition to the team!
President of Operations | Nick Henderson
Nick has had tremendous success in multiple businesses over his career. He ran a well known clothing company that supplied clothing to the Miss America Pageant, the WWE, and much more.
Over the years, Nick has helped countless organizations run an effective team with strong culture.
Today Nick is helping The Moguls create a world-class fan experience while also managing the day-to-day operations on our team. Henderson delivers a wealth of knowledge and understanding of what it takes to get team members engaged and customers and fans excited, while at the same time keeping the team organized and professional.
Team Market Owner | Sam Khorramian
Sam Khorramian is a serial entrepreneur, investor and speaker. Six short years ago Sam co-founded Big Block Realty, which has made an appearance on the Inc 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America three years in a row at #26, #31 and #33. Big Block Realty has also been named in the Top 360 Best Entrepreneurial Companies in America by Entrepreneur Magazine. Sam has helped Big Block Realty see 8000%+ growth in the last three years, in addition to starting additional businesses in the real estate industry. With over $4.3 billion in gross sales in 2022, Big Block Realty is one of the largest independent firms in the Country.
With his understand of businesses and marketing, Sam is confident that the So Cal Moguls will a team that San Diego loves to support!
Today Sam is a partner is 8 different companies ranging from real estate to a software platform and the So Cal Moguls and is a sought after business and leadership speaker, including emceeing one of the largest conferences in the world with expected attendance to climb to 10, 000+ in 2020, Traffic & Conversion.