Justin Hamilton (basketball, born 1980)
|Position||Point guard / Shooting guard|
December 19, 1980 |
|Nationality||American / Belgian|
|Listed height||6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)|
|Listed weight||215 lb (98 kg)|
|High school||Booker (Sarasota, Florida)|
|NBA draft||2003 / Undrafted|
|2006–2007||Asseco Prokom Gdynia|
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. Hamilton played college basketball for the University of Florida, and then played professionally for several European teams.
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. 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.
Went undrafted in the 2003 NBA draft. Signed with the Detroit Pistons as a free agent. 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.
Hamilton received his Belgian Citizenship in June 2013.
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