Grant Andrew Long (born March 12, 1966) is a retired American professional basketball player. He played over 1,000 NBA games over a 15-year career. A 6'9" forward from Eastern Michigan University, Long was selected with the 33rd pick of the 1988 NBA Draft by the Miami Heat. Long played six seasons for the Heat, earning a reputation for his aggressive defense and strong rebounding. After the first two games of the 1994-95 season, Long was traded to the Atlanta Hawks along with Steve Smith for Kevin Willis. Long played two separate stints with the Hawks (1994-1996) and (1998–99); he would also play for the Detroit Pistons, Vancouver / Memphis Grizzlies, and Boston Celtics, and he ended his NBA career in 2003 with 9,518 total points and 6,154 total rebounds. Long had two relatives who were playing in the NBA during his tenure in the league: John Long, his uncle, and Terry Mills, his cousin. He and Mills were teammates on the Detroit Pistons during the 1996-97 season. His brother is professional boxer Julius Long.
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Broadcasting career Having served as the broadcast analyst for the Oklahoma City Thunder since 2008, Long resigned from the position in July 2014. In October 2014 Long joined Fox Sports Detroit as a Detroit Pistons analyst and sideline reporter. See also
List of National Basketball Association players with 1000 games played
^ "NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Games". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 3 October 2014. ^ "Grant Long". basketball-reference.com. Retrieved 3 October 2014. ^ "Julius Long". BoxRec. Retrieved December 26, 2014. ^ Mayberry, Darnell (21 July 2014). "Oklahoma City Thunder TV analyst Grant Long resigns from position". NewsOK.com. Retrieved 3 October 2014. ^ "Grant Long joins FSD as analyst, reporter". Fox Sports Detroit. October 10, 2014. Retrieved December 26, 2014.
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