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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 12: Shawn Long #36 of the Philadelphia 76ers handles the ball against the New York Knicks on April 12, 2017 at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York.
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Sixers Acquire Second-Round Pick From Houston

PHILADELPHIA, PA – JUNE 28, 2017 – The Philadelphia 76ers have acquired a 2018 second-round pick and cash considerations from Houston, President of Basketball Operations Bryan Colangelo announced today. In exchange, Houston received the player contract of forward Shawn Long from Philadelphia.


Long appeared in 18 games with the Sixers after signing a 10-day contract on March 6 and a multi-year deal on March 16. He posted averages of eight points and five rebounds in 13 minutes per game over the course of his 18 NBA appearances.


Long signed with Philadelphia as an undrafted free agent on July 8, 2016. After being waived on Oct. 24, he joined the Sixers’ G League affiliate in Delaware. Long appeared in 39 games (36 starts) with the 87ers, averaging 20 points, 11 rebounds and two assists in 30 minutes per game. He was named a G League All-Star.


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