Austin Freeman

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Austin Freeman
Austin Freeman jump.jpg
Austin Freeman playing in 2007
Viola Reggio Calabria
Position Shooting guard
League Serie A2 Basket
Personal information
Born (1989-05-06) May 6, 1989 (age 26)
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
2014–2015 Orlandina Basket
2015 Virtus Roma
2015 Titanes del Licey
2015–present Viola Reggio Calabria
Career highlights and awards

Austin Mambu Freeman, Jr. (born May 6, 1989) is an American professional basketball player who plays for Viola Reggio Calabria of the Serie A2 Basket. 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] On February 27, 2015, he left Orlandina and signed with Virtus Roma for the rest of the season.[10][11] On May 23, 2015, after the end of the Italian season, he signed with Titanes del Licey of Dominican Republic for the 2015 LNB season.[12]

On July 6, 2015, he signed a one-year deal with Viola Reggio Calabria of the Italian Serie A2 Basket.[13]


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