Shawn Weinstein

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Shawn Weinstein
Free agent
Position Point guard
Personal information
Born (1985-07-30) July 30, 1985 (age 30)
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Nationality American / Israeli / Filipino
Listed height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
College St. Edwards
PBA draft 2010 Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall
Selected by the Meralco Bolts
Pro career 2008–present
Career history
2008-2010 Elitzur Maccabi Netanya
2010–2011 Meralco Bolts
2012 Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters
2013 Barako Bull Energy
2015 Maccabi Hod Hasharon
Career highlights and awards
  • 2005-2008 Heartland Conference First Team Selection (St. Edward's)
  • 2006-2007 Heartland Conference Player of the Year (St. Edward's)
  • 2008-2009 Israeli National League Champions (Elitzur Maccabi Netanya)
  • 2008-2009 Israeli National League All-Defensive Team
  • 2008-2009 All Israel National League Honorable Mention
  • 2009-2010 Israeli Premier League Semi-Finalist (Maccabi Netanya)
  • 2011 PBA Rookie-Sophomore Blitz Game Participant
  • 2011-2012 PBA Philippine Cup Champions (Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters)
  • 2011-2012 PBA Philippine Commissioners Cup Semi- Finalist (Barako Bull Energy)
  • Heartland Conference Player of the Year (2007)
  • Collegiate Academic All-American (2008)
  • Two time Arthur Ashe Award recipient (2007, 2008)
  • NCAA D2 Leadership Award (2007)

Shawn Gabriel Weinstein (July 30, 1985) is a professional basketball player who played from 2008-2015 in the Israeli League and the Philippine Basketball Association. He is currently an analyst and sports commentator for Fox Sports Asia and Co-Founder of WJG Asia PR and Branding Firm.

He played three seasons for St. Edwards University (Austin, Texas) in the NCAA Men's Division and two seasons for the Elitzur Maccabi Netanya Israel in the Ligat HaAl (Israeli Super-league). In 2012 Shawn co-founded WJG ASIA, an international public relations firm in Metro Manila, Philippines.

High School[edit]

Shawn attended Palos Verdes Peninsula High School in Southern California. There he had a tremendous senior season averaging 28.5 points per game and finished tied with Jordan Farmar as the number three scorer in all of southern California. He was named Co-Bay League Most Outstanding Player with Aarron Afflalo and was selected First team All Area by the Daily Breeze. Weinstein was named a first team Jewish All-American and a Mcdonald's All American nominee.

College career[edit]

In his three years at St. Edwards University, they won three conference titles in Heartland Conference. Weinstein was the 2007 Conference Player of the Year and a three-time First Team All Conference Selection.[1]

PBA career[edit]

On August 6, 2010, Weinstein was drafted 10th overall by the Meralco Bolts. He made his debut in the opening of the PBA 36th season on October 3, 2010 where he scored six points and tallied five assists.[2]