|Born||January 5, 1926|
|Died||May 5, 2010
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||220 lb (100 kg)|
|High school||Chippewa Falls
(Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin)
|College||Wisconsin–River Falls (1946–1950)|
|NBA draft||1950 / Round: 9 / Pick: 99th overall|
|Selected by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
A native of Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin, DeLong was a long-time resident of Hayward, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. From 1989 to 2008, he served on the Board of Supervisors of Sawyer County, Wisconsin. After serving aboard the USS Valencia (AKA-81) in the United States Navy during World War II, DeLong married Donna Wells. He had two children.
Professional basketball career
DeLong was drafted in the ninth round of the 1950 NBA draft by the Tri-Cities Blackhawks. He later played with the franchise after it moved to Milwaukee, Wisconsin from Moline, Illinois and became the Milwaukee Hawks.
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