Shakur with the Wizards
|No. 22 – Erie BayHawks|
August 18, 1984 |
|Listed height||6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)|
|Listed weight||190 lb (86 kg)|
|High school||Friends' Central School
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||2007–present|
|2007–2008||Prokom Trefl Sopot|
|2010–2011||Rio Grande Valley Vipers|
|2011–2012||Novipiù Casale Monferrato|
Shakur started all but two games during his 4-year tenure with Arizona. As a freshman, Shakur received all freshman honors in the Pac-10. Shakur's teammates at Arizona included Andre Iguodala, Salim Stoudamire, Channing Frye, Hassan Adams, Marcus WIlliams, Jordan Hill and Chase Budinger. As a sophomore Arizona captured the Pac-10 title and lost to Illinois in the Elite Eight.
NBA and NBA D-League
Shakur was signed as an undrafted free agent by the Sacramento Kings July 6, 2007. He participated in the 2007 NBA Las Vegas Summer League and ranked 4th in assists per game with 6.0. However, Shakur was released by the Kings after the first opening season game vs New Orleans. Shakur was signed to play in the 2009 NBA Summer League for the VAR Los Angeles Lakers.
On March 14, 2010, Shakur was called up to the Oklahoma City Thunder for a 10-day contract, but never appeared in a game for them. He then returned to his previous D-League team, the Tulsa 66ers. On March 31, 2010 the Oklahoma City Thunder re-signed Shakur.
On August 23, 2010, the New Orleans Hornets signed Shakur to a partially guaranteed deal. However he did not make the final roster.
Shakur was reinvited to play for Tulsa, but was traded to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers.
Shakur spent the 2007-08 season with the Euroleague club Prokom Trefl Sopot where he won the Polish National Championship as well as the Polish Supercup. He was then signed by the Euroleague club TAU Cerámica in mid-September 2008. Shakur joined the HEBA A1 club Panellinios BC in January 2009, where he was re-united with former Arizona Wildcat teammate Ivan Radenovic.
Awards and accomplishments
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- 2011 NBA Development League All-Star (did not play due to NBA call-up with Wizards)
- 2010 NBA Developmental League Second Team
- 2010 NBA Developmental League All-Star
- 2007-2008 Polish National Champion
- 2007-2008 Polish Supercup Champion
- 2007 All Pac-10 Honorable Mention
- 2004-2005 Pac 10 Champions
- 2004 PAC 10 All-Freshman team
- 2003 McDonalds All-American
- 2003 Ea sports Roundball Classic Co-MVP (Lebron James)
- 2003 Gatorade State Player of the Year (Pennsylvania)
- 2002 ABCD Camp All-Star
- 2001 Second Team All-Public league (William Penn HS)
NBA career statistics
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field goal percentage||3P%||3-point field goal percentage||FT%||Free throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||Bold||Career high|
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- BayHawks Start Building Roster
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- Δίμηνο συμβόλαιο με Σακούρ (Greek)
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