July 14, 1987 |
Lockwood, New York
|Listed height||7 ft 0 in (2.13 m)|
|Listed weight||265 lb (120 kg)|
|High school||Spencer-Van Etten
(Spencer, New York)
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|2012||New Orleans Hornets|
|Career highlights and awards|
Jeffrey Bernard Foote (born July 14, 1987) is an American professional basketball player.
On June 2010, Foote signed a three-year contract with Euroleague giants Maccabi Tel Aviv. In November 2010 he was sent on a one-year loan to Spanish second division team Melilla Baloncesto. In August 2011 he signed a one-year contract with Zastal Zielona Góra. Foote left Zastal before the season started and in December 2011 signed with the Springfield Armor of the NBA Development League. After the resolution of the 2011 NBA lockout, Foote was invited to the Portland Trail Blazers training camp in December 2011, but did not make the team and returned to the Armor.
On March 8, 2012, Foote was called up to the NBA by the New Orleans Hornets. In his first game for the Hornets on March 9 Foote scored four points and had four rebounds. He would appear in three more games that season but would not score another point.
Foote graduated from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University. He is the son of Don and Wanda Foote. Don played basketball at Niagara University from 1976–79. Foote's older brother, Jesse, played basketball for Rochester Institute of Technology from 2001–05 and holds RIT's record for career blocked shots.
Currently, Foote is enrolled in law school at the University of Miami and works as a graduate assistant for the basketball team under Head Coach Jim Larranaga.
Awards and accomplishments
- All-Ivy First-Team (2010)
- 2x All-Ivy Second-Team (2008, 2009)
- 2x Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year (2009, 2010)
- "Cornell University Athletics – 2009–10 Men's Basketball Roster". Cornellbigred.com. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
- "MACCABI adds rookie center Jeff Foote – 2010–11 SIGNINGS". Euroleague.net. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
- "Maccabi Electra sends center Foote on loan". Euroleague.net. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
- "Zastal Zielona Gora tabs Jeff Foote". Sportando.net. Retrieved October 9, 2011.
- "Cornell, Spencer Van-Etten, graduate signs with NBDL". Archived from the original on May 12, 2012. Retrieved December 6, 2011.
- "Former Oregon State standout Seth Tarver shows improvement in his second Blazers camp". The Oregonian. December 17, 2011.
- "Hornets Sign Jeff Foote". NBA.com. Turner Sports Interactive, Inc. March 9, 2012. Retrieved March 9, 2012.
- Game by game stats at NBA.com
- "Zalgiris Kaunas adds Jeff Foote". Sportando. Retrieved 7 September 2012.
- Returning Players Highlight Initial Training Camp Invites Archived 2013-12-04 at the Wayback Machine.
- Men’s Basketball Records