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Former Fairfax and UCLA basketball player Josh Shipp has joined the Lions as an assistant coach.
Shipp, who played professionally overseas, has been working with the players since the fall.
"He's awesome," Fairfax coach Steve Baik said. "To have him on staff, you can't ask for anything better. He knows the game and is great with the players."