August 11, 2016
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that the team has signed forward Shawn Dawson. Per team policy, terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Dawson, 6-6, 195, has played professionally since 2012 with Israel’s Maccabi Rishon LeZion and is a two-time Israeli League All-Star (2015, 2016) who holds career international averages of 11.7 points, 4.8 rebounds, 1.9 assists, and 1.2 steals in 22.2 minutes per contest.
Dawson appeared in 39 games for Maccabi Rishon LeZion in the 2015-16 Israeli League, averaging 15.2 points, 5.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists, and 1.8 steals in 31.3 minutes per contest, earning All-Israeli League Second Team Honors.
New Orleans’ roster now stands at 16.