"Yeah, I walked in the shower, I'm not a homosexual or nothing like that, but Kobe had no clothes on." - Ron Artest

 
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8  -  Shelvin Mack - PG/SG, 6'3, 207
Free agent - Last played with Atlanta (2014)
       Date of birth: 04/22/1990
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): 34th pick, 2011
     Out of: Butler
  NBA Experience: 2 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2008 - 2011 Butler (NCAA)
June 2011 - October 2012 Washington Wizards (NBA)
November 2012 - December 2012 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
December 2012 - January 2013 Washington Wizards (NBA)
January 2013 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
January 2013 - February 2013 Philadelphia 76ers (NBA)
February 2013 - March 2013 Maine Red Claws (D-League)
March 2013 - June 2014 Atlanta Hawks (NBA)


Date
League
Transaction
2011 NBA Draft NBA Drafted 34th overall by Washington.
9th December, 2011 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Washington.
29th October, 2012 NBA Waived by Washington.
2nd November, 2012 D-League Drafted 4th overall in the 2012 D-League Draft by Maine Red Claws.
25th December, 2012 NBA Signed an unguaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Washington.
7th January, 2013 NBA Waived by Washington.
9th January, 2013 D-League Re-acquired by Maine Red Claws.
17th January, 2013 NBA Signed a 10 day contract with Philadelphia.
27th January, 2013 NBA Signed a second 10 day contract with Philadelphia.
7th February, 2013 D-League Re-acquired by Maine Red Claws.
6th March, 2013 NBA Signed a 10 day contract with Atlanta.
16th March, 2013 NBA Signed a second 10 day contract with Atlanta.
26th March, 2013 NBA Signed a partially guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2014 with Atlanta.


From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 3: Southeastern Region
2011-03-17

Matt Howard has reinvented himself somewhat in his senior season. He retains all his post footwork, touch and toughness, yet to that combination, he has added a three point shot. Howard is 44-99 from three on the season after going 5 for 20 in his previous three seasons, has improved defending the perimeter as well, and is committing less fouls than before. Shelvin Mack is a high quality all-around guard; a shooter, a scorer, a distributor, a leader, a defender, a driver. He can be whatever Butler needs him to be.

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   2011 NBA Draft Diary
2011-06-25

Picks 34 and 35: Washington make a good value pick when they choose Shelvin Mack from Butler at #34. Sacramento immediately follows this up with Tyler Honeycutt at #35, both of which are the correct pick. Versatile, talented, decently sized, two way, probably-should-have-been-first-rounder types who could make the very end of an active list right away.

While there's absolutely no minutes for him in Sacramento, Honeycutt is a good pick, a sophomore with some innate skills and the combination of age and athleticism that makes you want to work with him. Meanwhile, Mack may get minutes straight off the bat - in the midst of all their recent roster turnover, which at one point saw a ridiculous guard excess, Washington doesn't actually have a backup point guard at the moment, aside from the unsuitable Jordan Crawford. They could and should still acquire a veteran option, but there's a contributing role for Mack in there somewhere.

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   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Point Guards
2011-06-22

Shelvin Mack - Another candidate for the coveted "just a guard" honour, Mack has few flaws. He can play the point, or he can play the two. He can shoot, or he can drive. He can handle, or he can move without the ball. He can pass, or he can spot up. He does a little bit of everything. But what's his role going to be? Can you be "just a guard" in the NBA? Maybe if you can jump like Shannon Brown or shoot like Eddie House. Mack does neither of these.

If he's going to make it as a shooter, he's going to have to get better as a shooter.

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   Deadline looms for these unguaranteed players
2014-01-03

Atlanta - Shelvin Mack, Cartier Martin and Mike Scott: All three are rotation players on the resurgent Hawks, and playing well. Mack averages 6.9 points and 3.6 assists (alongside only 0.9 turnovers per game), Scott averages 7.2 points in only 14 minutes per game, and the somewhat one dimensional shooting specialist Martin is nonetheless shooting 41% from three. With no financial concerns to worry about, all three are surely certain to survive.

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