Austin Freeman

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Austin Freeman
Austin Freeman jump.jpg
Austin Freeman playing in 2007
No. 3 – Orlandina Basket
Position Shooting guard
League Lega Basket Serie A
Personal information
Born (1989-05-06) May 6, 1989 (age 25)
Mitchellville, Maryland
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Listed weight 226 lb (103 kg)
Career information
High school DeMatha Catholic
(Hyattsville, Maryland)
College Georgetown (2007–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Pro career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 Fulgor Libertas Forlì
2012–2013 Hapoel Eilat
2013 Maccabi Ashdod
2013–2014 Iowa Energy
2014–present Orlandina Basket
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-Big East (2011)
  • Second-team All-Big East (2010)
  • Big East All-Freshman Team (2008)

Austin Mambu Freeman, Jr. (born May 6, 1989) is an American professional basketball player. He played college basketball at Georgetown University.

High school & College[edit]

Raised in Mitchellville, Maryland, Freeman attended DeMatha Catholic High School in Hyattsville, Maryland.[1] During his junior year at Georgetown, Freeman was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes.[2] Prior to the 2010–11 season, Freeman was named the pre-season Big East Conference Player of the Year. Despite averaging 17.6 points per game, Freeman lost the post-season Big East Conference Player of the Year award to Notre Dame's Ben Hansbrough.[3]


Freeman went undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft. In July 2011, he signed with Fulgor Libertas Forlì of Italy for the 2011–12 season.[4] In March 2012, he was released by Forlì.[5]

He joined the New Orleans Hornets for the 2012 NBA Summer League. In August 2012, he signed with Hapoel Eilat of Israel.[6] In January 2013, he left Hapoel and signed with Maccabi Ashdod.[7]

He joined the Indiana Pacers for the 2013 NBA Summer League. He later re-signed with Maccabi Ashdod. In mid-November 2013, he left Israel after 6 games. On November 27, 2013, he was acquired by the Iowa Energy.[8]

On June 27, 2014, he signed a two-year deal with Orlandina Basket.[9]


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