|No. 5 – Alaska Aces|
July 30, 1985 |
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
|Nationality||American / Filipino|
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|PBA draft||2010 Round: 1 / Pick: 10th overall|
|Selected by the Meralco Bolts|
|2008-2010||Elitzur Maccabi Netanya|
|2012||Talk 'N Text Tropang Texters|
|2013||Barako Bull Energy|
|Career highlights and awards|
Shawn Weinstein (born July 30, 1985) is a Jewish Filipino-American professional basketball player who played for the Meralco Bolts, Talk N' Text Tropang Texters, and Barako Bull Energy Cola in the Philippine Basketball Association. He is currently plays for the Alaska Aces.
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.
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 Arron 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.
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.
On August 6, 2010, Weinstein was drafted 10th overall by the newest team in the Philippine Basketball Association, 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.
- 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 Eurobasket.com 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)
- Graduated Magna Cum Laude
- Collegiate Academic All-American (2008)
- Two time Arthur Ashe Award recipient (2007, 2008)
- NCAA D2 Leadership Award (2007)