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.
David Pick: Shawn Long, former Sixers and Rockets forward-center, agreed on deal to sign with the Xinjiang Tigers in China, according to source.
Bobby Marks: Houston has announced that they have waived Shawn Long. There was a $50K guarantee if Long was not waived by today.
The Philadelphia 76ers today announced that the team has signed forward-center Shawn Long. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed. Long first signed a 10-day contract with the Sixers on March 6 after being called up from the Delaware 87ers, the Sixers’ NBA Development League affiliate. He has appeared in four NBA games, averaging five points and three rebounds in eight minutes per game.
Keith Pompey: #Sixers Brown on likelihood of @shawnlong21 getting 2nd 10-day deal: "I think we are going through that. It wouldn’t surprise me. I have no desire personally to look elsewhere. He’s a part of what we have been doing. I think once we learn more about Tiago’s health, that could influence it. But to date, like he’s done nothing that would make me think otherwise. I think the more we start learning about Tiago that could influence some."
Tom Moore: #Sixers have signed F Shawn Long to 10-day contract with 16th-player roster exception (at least 4 guys out with longterm injuries).
Keith Pompey: The #sixers will sign @shawnlong21 to a 10-day contract today, according to sources. They have an extra spot due to NBA injury exception. pic.twitter.com/S2MPbrJ3VJ
August 3, 2021 | 3:46 am EDT Update
Pau, 41, confirmed his retirement on COPE, stating that he will now reflect and assess his future, while he has not decided about retirement yet. He spent the previous season with FC Barcelona. During his time with the senior Spanish NT, he has won 11 medals in three different international competitions, including gold in the 2006 FIBA World Cup and gold at the 2009, 2011 and 2015 EuroBasket.
Ben Golliver: Spain coach Sergio Scariolo on the end of an era: “This is a time to really enjoy the moment. Being a part of a legend is a privilege. … I couldn’t even dream of anything like this when I took over. … Our link will be there forever.”
Gary Washburn: Jayson Tatum on #Celtics trades: “You always hate to see guys leave, especially guys you build a relationship with. I guess that’s the nature of it. As a player all you can do is show up for training camp and whoever is there is there and get ready to play.” #Celtics #Tokyo2020
August 3, 2021 | 2:45 am EDT Update
Ben Golliver: USA’s Kevin Durant after advancing to semifinals of Tokyo Olympics with win over Spain: “We’ve got to finish it. We’re supposed to be here. For us, it’s about getting the gold.”