Shawn Long Continues To Impress In NBA-D League
Former Louisiana Ragin’ Cajun men’s basketball standout Shawn Long continues to put up solid numbers in his young professional career.
Long, who played for the Cajuns from 2013-2016, is currently a member of the Delaware 87ers, the NBA Developmental League affiliate of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers.
Through games of Tuesday, January 3, and 18 games, Long is averaging 17.8 points, to go along with 9.7 rebounds-per-game, while shooting 51% from the floor.
Long currently leads the 87ers in scoring, rebounding, and blocked shots.
Averaging 28.6 minutes-per-game, Long is also averaging 1.5 blocked shots and 1.5 assists.
A native of Morgan City, scored 2,342 points and compiled 1,447 rebounds in his career at UL, becoming the first player to school history to score 2,000 points, while also pulling down 1,000 rebounds.
Long’s career points are the third-most in Cajun basketball history, while his rebound number ranks first.
The 6-foot-9, 248-pound Long was named a first-team All-Sun Belt Conference selection three times.