Justin Hamilton (basketball, born 1980)

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Justin Hamilton
Game in Belgium.jpg
Free agent
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Personal information
Born (1980-12-19) December 19, 1980 (age 36)
Sarasota, Florida
Nationality American / Belgian
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Booker (Sarasota, Florida)
College Florida (1999–2003)
NBA draft 2003 / Undrafted
Playing career 2003–present
Career history
2003–2004 Ionikos
2004 Roanoke Dazzle
2004–2005 Iraklis
2005 Real Madrid
2005–2006 Montepaschi Siena
2006–2007 Asseco Prokom Gdynia
2007 Pamesa Valencia
2007–2016 Spirou Charleroi

Justin C. Hamilton (born December 19, 1980) is an American-Belgian professional basketball shooting guard-point guard who last played for Spirou Charleroi of the Basketball League Belgium.[1] Hamilton played college basketball for the University of Florida, and then played professionally for several European teams.

High school[edit]

A four-year starter at Booker High School in Sarasota, Florida, Hamilton was the state of Florida's class 4A player of the year as a senior in 1999.[2]

College[edit]

Hamilton accepted an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Florida, where he played for the Florida Gators men's basketball team under coach Billy Donovan from 1999 to 2003.[3] He played a combo guard role for the Gators, and helped lead the team to four consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. The Gators reached the finals of the 2000 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament, before losing to Michigan State 76–89.

Professional career[edit]

Went undrafted in the 2003 NBA draft. Signed with the Detroit Pistons as a free agent.[4] He was waived before the start of the season. Hamilton has been with Spirou Charleroi of the Basketball League Belgium since 2007 where he helped lead the team to 5 Finals with 4 consecutive wins.[5]

Belgian Nationality[edit]

Hamilton received his Belgian Citizenship in June 2013.[6]

Championships[edit]

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