Blue Coats Acquire Keenan Evans & Chris Horton From Grand Rapids Drive

The Delaware Blue Coats announced on Tuesday, that team has acquired guard Keenan Evans and the returning player rights to Chris Horton from the Grand Rapids Drive.  Delaware sent the Grand Rapids Drive the returning player rights to Shawn Long and Devondrick Walker. The Blue Coats also announced the team is waiving recently acquired  guard…

Sevens Wood Has Double-Double In 127-120 Win Over Mad Ants

It was Education Day at the Bob Carpenter Center for the Delaware 87ers and the team sure did educate the fans on how to be effective on offensive side of the ball. As the Sevens went on to beat the Fort Wayne Mad Ants 127-120 in a offensive heavy game. Students are enjoying their day…

Delaware 87ers Reacquire Shawn Long & Waive Shane Edwards

LOOK WHO IS BACK!!! The Delaware 87ers announced Monday that the team has  reacquired power forward/center Shawn Long. Long was definitely one of the most exciting and promising players on the 87ers in the 2016-2017 season. Long averaged  20 points, 11 rebounds, two assists, one steal and one block in 30 minutes per game in the…

Sixers Trade Former G-League All-Star Shawn Long To Houston Rockets

Today was an interesting day in basketball with the blockbuster trade with the Los Angeles Clippers trading Chris Paul to the Houston Rockets for Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams. Breaking: The Clippers are trading Chris Paul to the Rockets for Sam Dekker, Patrick Beverley and Lou Williams. (via The Vertical) pic.twitter.com/XPkS4wEj0M — SportsCenter…

Sevens Shawn Long Named To NBA D-League All Star Game

The NBA D-League All Stars were announced Monday and one Delaware 87er earned that honor. The lucky honor went to Center Shawn Long, which is not surprising because he is averaging a double-double on the season. Long is averaging 20.6 points, 11.2 rebounds, 1.5 assists and 1.4 blocks per game this season. The double-double machine is…

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….

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…

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…