James Farr (basketball)

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James Farr
James Farr.jpg
Free agent
PositionPower forward
Personal information
Born (1992-11-02) November 2, 1992 (age 27)
Evanston, Illinois
Listed height6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High schoolMaine Central Institute
(Pittsfield, Maine)
CollegeXavier (2012–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017Alba Fehérvár
2017–2018Élan Chalon
2018–2019Mitteldeutscher BC
2019Magnolia Hotshots
Career highlights and awards

James Farr (born November 2, 1992) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Zadar of the Croatian League. As a senior at Xavier, Farr averaged 10.7 points and 7.8 and rebounds per game. The Musketeers went 28-6 after losing to Wisconsin in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. After the season he participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament.[1]

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Farr signed with Alba Fehérvár of the Hungarian league. "It's very exciting, but there are some nerves knowing that I'm going to be living in a different country for a year," said Farr.[1] In June 2017 he signed with Élan Chalon of the French side.[2] Farr inked a one-year deal with Mitteldeutscher BC on August 10, 2018.[3] In June 2019, he signed with the Magnolia Hotshots of the Philippine Basketball Association as their import for the 2019 PBA Commissioner's Cup.[4]


  1. ^ a b Shalin, Don (August 3, 2016). "James Farr embraces opportunity to play pro basketball in Hungary". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  2. ^ "Elan Chalon inks James Farr". Sportando. Retrieved June 27, 2018.
  3. ^ "James Farr signs with German team MBC". Sportando. Retrieved August 10, 2018.
  4. ^ Ramos, Gerry (June 12, 2019). "Magnolia replaces John Fields with James Farr in time for NorthPort match". Spin.ph.

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