July 30, 1985 |
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
|Nationality||American / Israeli / 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|
|2015||Maccabi Hod Hasharon|
|Career highlights and awards|
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.
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.
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 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.
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