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Landon Milbourne (born June 29, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Maccabi Ashdod of the Israeli Premier League. He played college basketball at the University of Maryland before playing professionally in France, Greece, Italy, Spain, Puerto Rico and Israel. Milbourne is a left-handed 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) tall small forward-power forward.

Landon Milbourne
Free agent
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
Personal information
Born (1987-06-29) June 29, 1987 (age 32)
Salisbury, Maryland
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Francis (Roswell, Georgia)
Oak Hill (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
CollegeMaryland (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2011SOMB
2011–2012Limoges CSP
2012–2014Panionios
2014–2015Pistoia
2015–2016San Sebastián Gipuzkoa
2016Atenienses de Manatí
2016–2017Hapoel Eilat
2017–2018Vanoli Cremona
2018–2019Maccabi Ashdod
Career highlights and awards

Early life and college careerEdit

Milbourne attended St. Francis in Roswell, Georgia, where he led the squad to a 29-1 record during his junior campaign. Milbourne averaged 23.0 points, 9.0 rebounds, and 4.0 blocked shots as a junior and was named named Defensive Player of the Year as a sophomore and junior.[1]

Milbourne played his senior season at Oak Hill Academy and helped the Warriors to a record of 40-1, setting a new school record for single-season wins. He was one of five players to average double figures in scoring (10.3 ppg) and connected on 56 percent of his shots from the floor and made 52 percent from beyond the three-point line.[1]

Milbourne played college basketball for the University of Maryland's Terrapins, where he led team in blocked shots (35) and FG% (.491). He finished 2nd on team in scoring (11.4 ppg), rebounding (5.2 rpg) in his senior year.[1]

Professional careerEdit

Boulogne (2010–2011)Edit

After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Milbourne joined the Atlanta Hawks for the 2010 NBA Summer League.[2] Milbourne started his professional career with SO Maritime Boulogne of the French Second Division.

Limoges CSP (2010–2011)Edit

In 2011, Milbourne also played in the French Second Division with Limoges CSP. On October 29, 2011, Milbourne recorded a career-high 35 points, shooting 16-of-28 from the field, along with eight rebounds and two steals in a 106–72 blowout win over Denain Voltaire Basket.[3] Milbourne helped Limoges to promote to the LNB Pro A as the regular season champion of the LNB Pro B season.

Panionios (2012–2014)Edit

On August 4, 2012, Milbourne signed a two-year deal with the Greek team Panionios.[4] On December 5, 2012, Milbourne recorded a season-high 26 points, shooting 10-of-17 from the field in a 101–100 win over Oostende.[5]

Pistoia (2014–2015)Edit

On August 13, 2014, Milbourne signed with the Italian team Giorgio Tesi Group Pistoia for the 2014–15 season.[6]

Gipuzkoa / Manatí (2015–2016)Edit

On August 27, 2015, Milbourne signed a one-year deal with the Spanish team San Sebastián Gipuzkoa.[7] However, on January 19, 2016, Milbourne parted ways with Gipuzkoa after appearing in eleven games.[8] Six days later, Milbourne signed with the Puerto Rican team Atenienses de Manatí for the rest of the season.[9]

Hapoel Eilat (2016–2017)Edit

On August 24, 2016, Milbourne signed with Israeli team Hapoel Eilat for the 2016–17 season.[10] On January 9, 2017, Milbourne recorded a season-high 32 points, shooting 10-of-14 from the field, along with four steals in a 94–86 win over Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was subsequently named Israeli League Round 13 MVP.[11] On February 1, 2017, Milbourne was named Israeli League Player of the Month for games played in January.[12] On April 18, 2017, Milbourne participated in the 2017 Israeli All-Star Game.

In 38 games played during the 2016–17 season, Milbourne averaged 16 points, 4.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game, shooting 40.3 percent from 3-point range. Milbourne helped Eilat to reach the 2017 Israeli League Playoffs as the second seed, but they eventually were eliminated by Maccabi Rishon LeZion in the Quarterfinals. On June 9, 2017, Milbourne earned a spot in the All-Israeli League Second Team.[13]

Vanoli Cremona (2017–2018)Edit

On August 1, 2017, Milbourne returned to Italy for a second stint, signing a one-year deal with Vanoli Cremona.[14] Milbourne helped Cremona to reach the 2018 Italian League Playoffs as the eighth seed, but they eventually were eliminated by Reyer Venezia. He averaged 8.1 points and 2.8 rebounds per game.

Maccabi Ashdod (2018–2019)Edit

On August 2, 2018, Milbourne returned to Israel for a second stint, signing with Maccabi Ashdod for the 2018–19 season.[15] On January 5, 2019, Milbourne recorded a season-high 27 points, shooting 4-for-6 from the 3-point range, along with three assists and two steals in an 80–84 loss to Hapoel Holon.[16] In 15 games played for Ashdod, Milbourne averaged 16.3 points, 2.9 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.5 steals per game. On February 4, 2019, Milbourne parted ways with Ashdod.[17]

Personal lifeEdit

His father, Andre Foreman, was a Division III All-American at Salisbury and played professionally in Europe.[18]

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

EuroCupEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2012–13   Panionios 5 5 26.8 .415 .235 .875 2.2 1.6 .8 .6 11.0 7.4
2013–14 16 14 26.9 .460 .269 .688 3.5 .6 .8 .5 10.1 8.5

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Landon Milbourne - Men's Basketball - University of Maryland Athletics". UMTerps.com. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Landon Milbourne To NBA: Atlanta Hawks". BleacherReport.com. July 4, 2010. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  3. ^ "Denain ASC Voltaire 72 at CSP Limoges 106". RealGM.com. October 29, 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  4. ^ "Landon Milbourne inks with Panionios". Sportando.basketball. August 4, 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  5. ^ "Panionios BC Athens vs. Telenet Oostende - Game". EuroLeague.net. December 5, 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  6. ^ "Giorgio Tesi Pistoia lands Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 13, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  7. ^ "Gipuzkoa signs Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 27, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  8. ^ "Landon Milbourne, Gipuzkoa Basket part ways". Sportando.basketball. January 19, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  9. ^ "Landon Milbourne signs with Atenienses de Manati". Sportando.basketball. January 25, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  10. ^ "Landon Milbourne agreed to terms with Hapoel Eilat". Sportando.basketball. August 24, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  11. ^ מצטיין המחזור ה-13: לנדון מילבורן. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). January 10, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  12. ^ מצטיין חודש ינואר: לנדון מילבורן. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). February 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  13. ^ חמישיית מצטייני העונה בליגת ווינר סל. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). June 9, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  14. ^ "Vanoli Cremona signs Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
  15. ^ ממשיכה להתחזק: לנדון מילבורן באשדוד. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). August 2, 2017. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
  16. ^ "Winner League, Game 13: UNET Holon Vs Ashdod". basket.co.il. January 5, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  17. ^ מכבי אשדוד/באר טוביה: לנדון מילבורן שוחרר לבקשתו. walla.co.il (in Hebrew). February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  18. ^ "Andre Foreman Enjoying Seeing His Son, Maryland Terp No. 1 Landon Milbourne Play". BleacherReport.com. January 1, 2009. Retrieved February 4, 2019.

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