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.
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
|Born||June 29, 1987|
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|High school||St. Francis (Roswell, Georgia)|
Oak Hill (Mouth of Wilson, Virginia)
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|2015–2016||San Sebastián Gipuzkoa|
|2016||Atenienses de Manatí|
|Career highlights and awards|
- 1 Early life and college career
- 2 Professional career
- 3 Personal life
- 4 Career statistics
- 5 References
- 6 External links
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.
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.
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.
After going undrafted in the 2010 NBA draft, Milbourne joined the Atlanta Hawks for the 2010 NBA Summer League. 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. Milbourne helped Limoges to promote to the LNB Pro A as the regular season champion of the LNB Pro B season.
On August 4, 2012, Milbourne signed a two-year deal with the Greek team Panionios. 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.
Gipuzkoa / Manatí (2015–2016)Edit
On August 27, 2015, Milbourne signed a one-year deal with the Spanish team San Sebastián Gipuzkoa. However, on January 19, 2016, Milbourne parted ways with Gipuzkoa after appearing in eleven games. Six days later, Milbourne signed with the Puerto Rican team Atenienses de Manatí for the rest of the season.
Hapoel Eilat (2016–2017)Edit
On August 24, 2016, Milbourne signed with Israeli team Hapoel Eilat for the 2016–17 season. 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. On February 1, 2017, Milbourne was named Israeli League Player of the Month for games played in January. 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.
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. 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. 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. 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.
|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|
- "Landon Milbourne - Men's Basketball - University of Maryland Athletics". UMTerps.com. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Landon Milbourne To NBA: Atlanta Hawks". BleacherReport.com. July 4, 2010. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Denain ASC Voltaire 72 at CSP Limoges 106". RealGM.com. October 29, 2011. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Landon Milbourne inks with Panionios". Sportando.basketball. August 4, 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Panionios BC Athens vs. Telenet Oostende - Game". EuroLeague.net. December 5, 2012. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Giorgio Tesi Pistoia lands Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 13, 2014. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Gipuzkoa signs Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 27, 2015. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Landon Milbourne, Gipuzkoa Basket part ways". Sportando.basketball. January 19, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Landon Milbourne signs with Atenienses de Manati". Sportando.basketball. January 25, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Landon Milbourne agreed to terms with Hapoel Eilat". Sportando.basketball. August 24, 2016. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- מצטיין המחזור ה-13: לנדון מילבורן. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). January 10, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- מצטיין חודש ינואר: לנדון מילבורן. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). February 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- חמישיית מצטייני העונה בליגת ווינר סל. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). June 9, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- "Vanoli Cremona signs Landon Milbourne". Sportando.basketball. August 1, 2017. Retrieved August 1, 2018.
- ממשיכה להתחזק: לנדון מילבורן באשדוד. basket.co.il (in Hebrew). August 2, 2017. Retrieved August 2, 2018.
- "Winner League, Game 13: UNET Holon Vs Ashdod". basket.co.il. January 5, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- מכבי אשדוד/באר טוביה: לנדון מילבורן שוחרר לבקשתו. walla.co.il (in Hebrew). February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
- "Andre Foreman Enjoying Seeing His Son, Maryland Terp No. 1 Landon Milbourne Play". BleacherReport.com. January 1, 2009. Retrieved February 4, 2019.