Adam Johnson: Trade between @Grand Rapids Drive and @Delaware Blue Coats Drive receive: RR to Shawn Long and Devondrick Walker Blue Coats receive: Keenan Evans and RR to Chris Horton
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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.
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
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Jeff Schultz: The Hawks and guard Trae Young are expected to finalize terms on a max contract shortly after midnight, a source told @TheAthletic . The NBA technically doesn’t allow extension of rookie deals until after midnight.