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…

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…

Delaware 87ers Highlights in 116-88 Win Over Knicks

Shawn Long posts 20 points & 11 rebounds vs. the Knicks https://desportsblitz.tumblr.com/post/155616272476/shawn-long-posts-20-points-11-rebounds-vs-the    Richaun Holmes (10 points) vs. the Knicks https://desportsblitz.tumblr.com/post/155616504486/richaun-holmes-10-points-vs-the-knicks    Devondrick Walker (21 points) vs. the Knicks https://desportsblitz.tumblr.com/post/155616723216/devondrick-walker-21-points-vs-the-knicks  

Sevens Feel the Force on Star Wars Night and Take Home a 129-105 Win Vs BayHawks

The Sevens were definitely feeling the force on the court on Star Wars Night at the Bob Carpenter Center with a dominating 129-105 win over the Erie BayHawks. The Sevens were feeling it on Friday night, where 129 points scored was a season high for the team and Shawn Long scored 45 points in the…