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Jon Scheyer - PG/SG, 6'5, 190
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
       Date of birth: 08/24/1987
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2010
     Out of: Duke
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

Date
League
Transaction
27th September, 2010 NBA Signed an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Clippers.
9th October, 2010 NBA Waived by L.A. Clippers.
17th February, 2011 D-League Acquired by Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
19th June, 2011 Israel Signed a two year contract with Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
19th March, 2012 Israel Left Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
18th August, 2012 Spain Signed a one year contract with Gran Canaria.
When: Where:
2006 - 2010 Duke (NCAA)
July 2010 Miami Heat (Summer League)
September 2010 - October 2010 L.A. Clippers (NBA)
February 2011 - June 2011 Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League)
June 2011 - March 2012 Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel)
July 2012 Philadelphia 76ers (Summer League)
August 2012 - June 2013 Gran Canaria (Spain)
From blog:


   .....Third Prize Is You're Fired
2010-10-06

Contrary to the widely reported story (originally emanating from here) that the Jazz would sign Jon Scheyer for training camp, they didn't. After signing Earl Watson to a guaranteed deal, Scheyer and his representatives decided against signing there, knowing that the chances of him making the team had been severely crippled.

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   Anybody Wanna See Second Prize? Second Prize Is A Set Of Steak Knives.....
2010-10-01

Scheyer's media day photo suggests that he's even smaller than he was before his eye injury, and he'll never have physical tools on his side. But he's so efficient that he should be able to overcome that, if only in a Chris Quinn-type role.

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   Top 101 NBA Ten-Day Contract Candidates (When 20 Would Probably Have Been Enough)
2011-01-05

Jon Scheyer - Since leaving Duke, very little has happened for Scheyer. He was not drafted, he got injured in summer league, he barely played, and he has not signed elsewhere since. Israeli offers have always been there - as a Jew, citizenship could easily be obtained - and the D-League remains an option. As it is, however, he's taken none. The freak eye injury he suffered in summer league was rather serious, and required surgery, but he is back working out and is hopefully now beyond it.

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   The best of what's left after what was the best of what's left has gone and is no longer left
2010-08-21

- Jon Scheyer * - Nothing has changed with Jon Scheyer. This is why.

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   The best of what's left
2010-07-30

Jon Scheyer - Scheyer might get make the NBA, Scheyer might not make the NBA. Whichever it is, Scheyer is a fine shooter and an incredibly mistake-free point guard, who keeps the ball moving without turning it over. He's also really, really, really efficient, as both a passer and a scorer. And if you believe Mike Shasheffski, he "only wants to win." Not like those other players, some of who want to lose. Curse those other players. Curse their souls.

If it all comes down to Scheyer's physical limitations and his little stumpy arms, then OK. I certainly don't fancy his chances of defending NBA guards either, not at point guard nor shooting guard. But Scheyer proved his ability this season as an amazingly efficient point guard, controlling the tempo and never making mistakes, milking the pick and roll and effective in transition while able to hit the shots of his own. Admittedly, he was born to play in Israel, and probably will do if he doesn't make an NBA roster (Maccabi Tel-Aviv have a thee year deal for him that he will accept if he doesn't make the NBA, and Virtos Bologna are also adter him.) But that doesn't mean he's not NBA material. Even if it's not as a backup point guard, there's surely a J.J. Redick-like role for him somewhere. Not all shooters need to be like Eddie House.

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   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The Euroleague Final Eight
2011-03-24

(Incidentally, it was Joe Ingles who inadvertently poked Jon Scheyer in the eye during summer league that largely ended Scheyer's first professional season before it started. Scheyer is finally back playing, and playing well, averaging 15/4/4 for the Rio Grande Valley Vipers. But he has Ingles to thank for it coming to this. Some bonus trivia there.)

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