Kansas Jayhawks Basketball

Report: Former Kansas Guard Sherron Collins Released from Team After One Day

KANSAS CITY, MO - MARCH 11:  Sherron Collins #4 of the Kansas Jayhawks reacts after picking up his third foul in the first half against the Texas Tech Red Raiders during the quarterfinals of the 2010 Phillips 66 Big 12 Men's Basketball Tournament at the Sprint Center on March 11, 2010 in Kansas City, Missouri.  (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
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Kip ReisererCorrespondent IJune 9, 2011

According to reports from LatinBasket.com, Sherron Collins has been released from his team in Puerto Rico after one day.

Collins had recently signed a new contract with the Quebradillas Pirates and according to his Twitter account had arrived in Puerto Rico on June 7.

"Quebradillas decided to part ways with Sherron Collins (180-G-87, college: Kansas) just one day after his arrival. According to some sources, the former NBA player was not in shape and that was the reason why Quebradillas decided not to keep him."

The former Kansas Jayhawk went undrafted in the 2010 NBA Draft but was later picked up by the Charlotte Bobcats.  Collins spent some of his rookie season with the Bobcats averaging 0.9 points per game.  On February 24, 2011, Collins was waived by the Bobcats in order to make roster room.

Reports surfaced that the Bobcats attempted to re-sign Collins, but after two missed flights which had been arranged from his hometown of Chicago to Charlotte, the organization decided to go a different way.

Sherron Collins averaged 15.5 points per game and 4.5 assists per game during his four-year tenure (2006-2010) at the University of Kansas.

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