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Austin Freeman - SG, 6'4, 239
Signed in Latin America - Signed with Titanes in Dominican Republic
       Date of birth: 05/06/1989
       Country: USA
     Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2011
     Out of: Georgetown
  NBA Experience: 0 years
  Hand: Right

When: Where:
2007 - 2011 Georgetown (NCAA)
July 2011 - March 2012 Fulgor Libertas/Forli (Italy, Legua Due)
July 2012 New Orleans Hornets (Summer League)
August 2012 - December 2012 Hapoel Eilat (Israel)
January 2013 - June 2013 Maccabi Ashdod (Israel)
July 2013 Indiana Pacers (Summer League)
October 2013 - November 2013 Maccabi Ashdod (Israel)
November 2013 - June 2014 Iowa Energy (D-League)
July 2014 Chicago Bulls (Summer League)
June 2014 - February 2015 Capo D'Orlando (Italy)
February 2015 - June 2015 Roma (Italy)
May 2015 - July 2015 Titanes (Domincan Republic)
July 2015 - January 2016 Reggio Calabria (Italy, A2)
May 2016 - present Titanes (Dominican Republic)


Date
League
Transaction
13th July, 2011 Italy Signed a one year contract with Fulgor Libertas/Forli.
21st March, 2012 Italy Released by Forli.
26th August, 2012 Israel Signed a one year contract with Hapoel Eliat.
31st December, 2012 Israel Left Hapoel Eilat.
2nd January, 2013 Israel Signed for the remainder of the season with Maccabi Ashdod.
13th October, 2013 Israel Re-signed by Maccabi Ashdod to a one year contract.
17th November, 2013 Israel Left Maccabi Ashdod.
27th November, 2013 D-League Acquired by Iowa Energy.
27th June, 2014 Italy Signed a two year contract wih Capo D'Orlando.
3rd September, 2014 D-League Drafted 3rd in the 2014 D-League Expansion Draft by Westchester Knicks.
26th February, 2015 Italy Left Capo D'Orlando.
27th February, 2015 Italy Signed for the remainder of the season with Virtus Roma.
23rd May, 2015 Dominican Republic Signed for the remainder of the season with Titanes del Licey.
6th July, 2015 Italy Signed a one year contract with Reggio Calabrio.
26th January, 2016 Italy Released by Reggio Calabria.
25th May, 2016 Dominican Republic Signed a one season contract with Titanes.


From blog:


   An Unnecessarily Exhaustive Guide To The 2010/11 NCAA Tournament, Part 1: Southwestern Region
2011-03-15


Mercifully, that's Austin Freeman's mouthguard, not his teeth.


Chris Wright, a future D-League all-star, is a very good defensive point guard; quick, big and athletic, with decent hands and a good effort level. He can also get to the basket, is a good drop-off passer, and has an improved three point jumpshot, albeit with almost no mid-range game. Alongside him, Austin Freeman has become one of the nation's best shooters, and although he's not particularly great at creating these jumpshots for himself, he doesn't need to be at this level. Freeman has up to 25 feet of range, knows when to use it, has a mid-range game, and when defenders play him close for the jumper, he can get to the basket and take some contact with all that strength of his. By being rather slow and unexplosive unless given a running start, he projects as something of a possible defensive liability at the next level, and this isn't helped by his being unspectacular off the dribble and undersized. Yet that shooting is a skill that can translate anywhere.

[...]

Georgetown will only get anywhere significant if they have Chris Wright playing. It is not so much to do with Wright's own abilities; it is more to do with what he brings that they can't get elsewhere. Freeman has become one of the best shooters in the country, but he's not particularly good at getting his own shot. Clark does even less of it. Lubick and Sims are both good passers for big men, but someone has to get them the ball first. Backup guard Vee Sanford can be a spark off the bench on both ends of the court, yet the only shots he creates are his own. This is where Wright's necessaryivitiness becomes manifest. Georgetown have improved on their depth from last season and can be realistically expected to go as much as ten deep on most nights, but they only have one Chris Wright. They only have one dominant ball handler, half-court creator, on-ball leader and dynamic influence on both ends of the floor. If Austin Freeman has to do it all, he's going to shoot 5-17, and the Hoyas are going to suffer a first round defeat. With Wright in place, though, they're a Sweet 16 calibre team.

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   Sham's unnecessarily great big draft board: Shooting Guards
2011-06-23

Austin Freeman - Over the last two years, Freeman made himself into one of the most efficient guards in the nation, never shooting below 47.6% from the field and becoming a scary if streaky outside shooter. But for all his great strength, Freeman is slow, and cannot create his own shot. He is no point guard, either, which would be fine were he not 6'3 and slow. Freeman won't be able to compete physically at the NBA level, and he's not good enough of a shooter to plug the gap.

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   2013 Summer League rosters, Orlando Summer Pro League - Indiana
2013-07-08

Austin Freeman

Freeman played in Israel last year, first with Hapoel Eilat (12.6ppg) and later with Maccabi Ashdod (15.1ppg). The usual concerns about his NBA prospects exist - without great size or athleticism, or even all that great of a three point shot (his 44% junior year three point shooting is a clear outlier in light of the 36%, 27% and 32% he's posted since), Freeman's heady all-around game is rendered insufficient against NBA defense. Probably.

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Signed in Latin America


 
 
 


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