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.

Long was enrolled at Mississippi state but did not see any playing time, thus he transferred to Louisiana-Lafayette where he averaged 29.8 minutes, 50 FG %, 10.72 rebounds per game.

Awards & Accomplishes at Louisiana-Lafayette:

  • Sun Belt Freshman of the Year (2013)
  • Second-team All-Sun Belt (2013)
  • 3× First-team All-Sun Belt (2014–2016)
  • Sun Belt Player of the Year (2016)
  • AP Honorable Mention All-American
  • First Ragin’ Cajun to record 2,000 points and 1,000 rebounds in school and conference history

Delaware 87ers

Season stats:

Averaging 19.5 points per game, 53.7 FG % and 10 .5 rebounds

Over  10 last games: Averaging 22 points and 11.8 rebounds

NBA D-League Honors and Rankings:

  • NBA D-League Performer of the Week
  • # 25 on NBA-D League’s Prospect to Watch list
  • Ranked #14 in points in the D-League
  • Ranked #6 with Field Goals made in D-League
  • Ranked #1 with Offensive Rebounds in D-League
  • Ranked #11 with Defensive Rebounds in D-League
  • Ranked #14 in total Rebounds in D-League

 

 

 

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