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Almost as quickly as it appeared, his NBA career was gone in a puff of smoke. He was traded to the Houston Rockets at season end, then waived, and now he’s back climbing the ladder to the promised land once again. “I have no doubt I can get back to the NBA,” Shawn Long tells the Star-Times prior to Thursday’s opening pre-season game in Victoria where he posted a promising 13 points, 14 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals in an 88-84 Breakers victory.
Shawn Long signed a deal in Australia with New Zealand Breakers, a source told Sportando. Long will replace Jerrelle Benimon, released by the NBL team. Long has played 18 games in the NBA with 76ers in 2016-2017 averaging 8.2 points and 4.7 rebounds in 13 minutes per contest.
Former Ragin’ Cajuns men’s basketball star Shawn Long became the second alum to earn an invitation to the MGM Resorts NBA Summer League when he selected by the Chicago Bulls in an announcement Wednesday. The Morgan City native and member of the 2015 U.S. Pan American Men’s Basketball Team, will join former UL great Jay Wright in the Summer League. Wright, a three-year letterwinner for the Ragin’ Cajuns, earned an invitation Tuesday with the NBA’s Orlando Magic.