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Paul Shirley - PF, 6'10, 230
Retired - Retired after 2008 season
       Date of birth: 12/23/1977
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2001
     Out of: Iowa State
  NBA Experience: 3 years
  Hand: Right

From blog:

   Where Are They Now, 2010; Part 60

- Paul Shirley

Shirley has been out of basketball since November 2008, and says he has no desire to get back into it. He now writes a lot, mainly for his own venture, FlipCollective.com. The most viewed entry on the website is the one that describes Paul's view on Haiti and Haitians. You may have heard about that. It caused a slight ripple, and lost him his part-time freelance music writing gig at ESPN.com.

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   Where Are They Now, 2011: Bookkeeping The Retired Guys

Paul Shirley - "Working on various writing projects."

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   Bookkeeping The Retired Guys, 2013 Edition

Paul Shirley - Writes still, but not for ESPN.

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