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Shan Foster - SG, 6'6, 205
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
       Date of birth: 08/20/1986
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 51st pick, 2008
     Out of: Vanderbilt
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right




Date
League
Transaction
7th August, 2008 Italy Signed a one year contract with Caserta.
23rd September, 2009 Turkey Signed a one year contract with Kepez BLD Antalya.
30th July, 2010 Belgium Signed a one year contract with Mons-Hainaut.
16th July, 2011 Belgium Signed a second one year contract with Mons-Hainaut.
5th August, 2012 Dominican Republic Signed for the remainder of the season with Caneros.
9th August, 2012 Dominican Republic Released by Caneros.
29th June, 2012 NBA As a part of a four team deal, draft rights traded by Dallas to Utah, along with Lamar Odom to L.A. Clippers, in exchange for the draft rights to Tadija Dragicevic (#53, 2008) from Utah and cash from Houston.
2nd November, 2012 D-League Drafted 11th overall in the 2012 D-League Draft by Bakersfield Jam.
3rd February, 2013 D-League Waived by Bakersfield Jam due to injury.
8th February, 2013 D-League Re-acquired by Bakersfield Jam.
When: Where:
2004 - 2008 Vanderbilt (NCAA)
July 2008 Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
August 2008 - June 2009 Caserta (Italy)
July 2009 Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
September 2009 - June 2010 Kepez BLD Antalya (Turkey)
July 2010 Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
July 2010 - June 2012 Mons-Hainaut (Belgium)
August 2012 Caneros (Dominican Republic)
November 2012 - June 2013 Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
From blog:


   2010 Summer League Rosters: Dallas Mavericks
2010-07-10

Shan Foster

Foster is a former Mavericks draft pick and shooting specialist who hasn't added to his game outside of the shooting. He was drafted out of Vanderbilt in 2007 after shooting 47% from three point range in his senior season; however, since that time, he has been pretty ordinary. In Turkey last year, Foster averaged 9.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 26 minutes per game for Kepelz Bld Antalya. He shot 39% from three point range, but if it weren't for his draft spot, we wouldn't be talking about him.

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   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The NBA Prospects Of The Unsigned NBA Draft Picks
2011-04-02

Shan Foster (51st pick, 2008)

- Like Gladyr above, Foster was drafted as a shooter but is now having trouble shooting. After hitting 137 threes at a 47% clip in his senior season at Vanderbilt, Foster's European career has seem him continue to shoot the ball, but not exceptionally well, and he hasn't played at the highest European echelons either. This season for Dexia Mons-Hainaut in Belgium, Foster has averaged 10.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in 27 minutes per game in Belgian league play, shooting 55% from two point range and 39% from three. But in EuroChallenge play, Foster is shooting only 40% from two and 21% from three. He is an indisputably solid player, but unless he takes the jumpshot to another level - or gets lucky like Matt Carroll - then there's no way in.

Chances of making the NBA expressed as an arbitrary percentage: 0%

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   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 22
2010-02-24

- Shan Foster

Shan Foster is signed in Turkey with Kepez Bld Antalya. He's averaging 9.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game, shooting three 3's for every free throw, and with more threes than twos. He hasn't expanded his game, although he also hasn't lost his jumpshot, shooting 39% from three point range.

Foster is back in America receiving treatment for an injury. He could be seen in the crowd at the Vanderbilt-Tennessee game last month, sporting gold face paint. Nice of him to play along.

Despite the spelling, Shan is pronounce Shane. The same is not true of Sham, though.

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   2017 NBA Manifesto
2017-06-29

Shan Foster - 51st pick, 2008
Long since retired.

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