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Shan Foster
SG - 6'6, 205lbs - 37 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2013 season
  • Birthdate: 08/20/1986
  • Drafted (NBA): 51st pick, 2008
  • Pre-draft team: Vanderbilt
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
7th August, 2008ItalySigned a one year contract with Caserta.
23rd September, 2009TurkeySigned a one year contract with Kepez BLD Antalya.
30th July, 2010BelgiumSigned a one year contract with Mons-Hainaut.
16th July, 2011BelgiumSigned a second one year contract with Mons-Hainaut.
5th August, 2012Dominican RepublicSigned for the remainder of the season with Caneros.
9th August, 2012Dominican RepublicReleased by Caneros.
29th June, 2012NBAAs a part of a four team deal, draft rights traded by Dallas to Utah, along with Lamar Odom to L.A. Clippers, in exchange for the draft rights to Tadija Dragicevic (#53, 2008) from Utah and cash from Houston.
2nd November, 2012D-LeagueDrafted 11th overall in the 2012 D-League Draft by Bakersfield Jam.
3rd February, 2013D-LeagueWaived by Bakersfield Jam due to injury.
8th February, 2013D-LeagueRe-acquired by Bakersfield Jam.
Career Moves
2004 - 2008Vanderbilt (NCAA)
July 2008Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
August 2008 - June 2009Caserta (Italy)
July 2009Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
September 2009 - June 2010Kepez BLD Antalya (Turkey)
July 2010Dallas Mavericks (Summer League)
July 2010 - June 2012Mons-Hainaut (Belgium)
August 2012Caneros (Dominican Republic)
November 2012 - June 2013Bakersfield Jam (D-League)
Articles about Shan Foster

June 29, 2017

Shan Foster - 51st pick, 2008
Long since retired.

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April 2, 2011

Shan Foster (51st pick, 2008)

- Like Gladyr above, Foster was drafted as a shooter but is now having trouble shooting. After hitting 137 threes at a 47% clip in his senior season at Vanderbilt, Foster's European career has seem him continue to shoot the ball, but not exceptionally well, and he hasn't played at the highest European echelons either. This season for Dexia Mons-Hainaut in Belgium, Foster has averaged 10.7 points and 3.1 rebounds in 27 minutes per game in Belgian league play, shooting 55% from two point range and 39% from three. But in EuroChallenge play, Foster is shooting only 40% from two and 21% from three. He is an indisputably solid player, but unless he takes the jumpshot to another level - or gets lucky like Matt Carroll - then there's no way in.

Chances of making the NBA expressed as an arbitrary percentage: 0%

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July 10, 2010

Shan Foster

Foster is a former Mavericks draft pick and shooting specialist who hasn't added to his game outside of the shooting. He was drafted out of Vanderbilt in 2007 after shooting 47% from three point range in his senior season; however, since that time, he has been pretty ordinary. In Turkey last year, Foster averaged 9.1 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 26 minutes per game for Kepelz Bld Antalya. He shot 39% from three point range, but if it weren't for his draft spot, we wouldn't be talking about him.

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February 24, 2010

- Shan Foster

Shan Foster is signed in Turkey with Kepez Bld Antalya. He's averaging 9.1 points and 2.9 rebounds per game, shooting three 3's for every free throw, and with more threes than twos. He hasn't expanded his game, although he also hasn't lost his jumpshot, shooting 39% from three point range.

Foster is back in America receiving treatment for an injury. He could be seen in the crowd at the Vanderbilt-Tennessee game last month, sporting gold face paint. Nice of him to play along.

Despite the spelling, Shan is pronounce Shane. The same is not true of Sham, though.

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