Delaware 87ers Player Profile: Shawn Long

Born: 1/29/93 Height: 6-9 Weight: 248 lbs Position: Center College: Louisiana-Lafayette Began his playing days at Morgan City High School, where he averaged 21.4 points, 15.2 rebounds and 9.1 blocks as a senior. Long was named District MVP and defensive player of the year. The Morgan City Native also was named to multiple all-district teams in high school….

Sevens Name Doug Hine as Chief Revenue Officer

The Delaware 87ers announced Thursday that they have hired Doug Hine as Chief Revenue Officer. Hine was recently at the same position at the Albany Devils, the American Hockey League affiliate of the New Jersey Devils. Hine is a graduate of West Chester University and started his sports career as a  inside sales representative for the…

Walker’s 23 Points Lead Sevens To A 124-109 Win Over Bulls

The Delaware 87ers first game at the NBA D-League Showcase went pretty well as they picked up a win over the Windy City Bulls with a 129-109 score. Delaware is now 2-1 against the Bulls with one more meeting between the two teams. It all started in the first half where the Bulls quickly went…

Sevens Trade Former 1st Round Draft Pick Brannen Greene for Corey Hawkins

The Delaware 87ers announced Tuesday that they have acquired the returning rights to guard Corey Hawkins from the Salt Lake City Stars for Sevens 2016 first round draft pick Brannen Greene. While not playing in the D-League at the moment, Hawkins is still improving his skills overseas playing for the Port of Antwerp Giants Belgian…

Sevens Acquire Roscoe Smith from D-Fenders

The Delaware 87ers announced Sunday that they have acquired Forward Roscoe Smith from the Los Angeles D-Fenders exchanged for player rights to Juwan Staten. Smith was averaging 10 points in 19 minutes with the D-Fenders this season. The 6 ft 9 forward was named to the NBA D-League all star team and earned an NBA D-League…

87ers Shawn Long Named NBA D-League’s Performer Of The Week

The Big man from the Ragin’ Cajuns ( Louisiana-Lafayette) was named NBA D-League Performer Of The Week. Shawn Long was on an absolute tear during the week of January 2nd through the 9th that won him the honor. Long led the Delaware 87ers to a 3-1 record, while averaging 24.5 points per game, 53.5 percent shooting from the…

Sevens Cruise To A Easy 116-88 Victory Over Knicks

The Delaware 87ers are just rolling right now, Saturday night they went on the road and smashed the Westchester Knicks 116-88. The Sevens have now won three straight against the Knicks. Sevens now have won back to back games with no rest. It all started in the first quarter where the Knicks took a early…

Sevens Start The New Year With a 109-106 Win Over Nets

New year, same result for the Delaware 87ers. The last game the Sevens played in 2016 was  a win over the Long Island Nets and the first game of 2017 the result was 109-106 win for the 87ers over the Nets again. Sevens now have back to back wins and both are from the Long…