Torin Francis

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Torin Francis
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Francis at the free throw line while with AEK.
No. 4Club La Unión
Position Center
League Liga Nacional de Básquet
Personal information
Born (1983-06-26) June 26, 1983 (age 37)
Roslindale, Massachusetts
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
High school Boston Latin (Boston, Massachusetts)
Tabor Academy (Marion, Massachusetts)
College Notre Dame (2002–2006)
NBA draft 2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2006–present
Career history
2006–2007 Orlandina Basket
2007–2008 Cantù
2008–2009 AEL 1964
2009 Hapoel Jerusalem
2009–2010 AEK Athens
2010–2011 Bornova Belediye
2011 Panellinios
2011–2012 Alba Berlin
2012–2013 Aliağa Petkim
2013–2014 Olin Edirne
2014–2015 Spirou Charleroi
2015–present La Union de Formosa
Career highlights and awards

Torin Jamal Francis (born June 26, 1983) is an American professional basketball player for La Union de Formosa of the Argentine Basketball League. He is 6'10¾" (2.10 m) tall and he plays at the center position. He has played professionally in Greece, Israel, Germany, Turkey, Belgium, and Italy.

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College career

Francis played college basketball in the United States at the University of Notre Dame with the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.

Pro career

During his professional career, Francis has played with the Italian League clubs Orlandina Basket and Cantù. He has also played with the Greek League clubs AEL 1964, AEK Athens, and Panellinios Basket. He has also played with the Israeli League club Hapoel Jerusalem and the Turkish League club Bornova Belediye.

He was signed by Panellinios in January 2011. [1]

In July 2011 he signed a two-year contract with Alba Berlin in Germany. [2]

In the summer of 2012, he signed a contract with Aliağa Petkim. [3]

On November 26, 2014 he signed with Belgian team Spirou Charleroi. [4]

On November 2015, he signed with Argentinian team La Union de Formosa. [5]

The Basketball Tournament (TBT)

In the summer of 2017, Francis, for the fourth year in a row, competed in The Basketball Tournament on ESPN for D.C. on Point. Competing for the $2 million grand prize, Ramón scored 15 points and grabbed nine rebounds in 30 minutes of play as D.C. on Point fell 80-75 to Team FOE, a Philadelphia based team coached by NBA forwards Markieff and Marcus Morris. Prior to 2017, Francis competed for Southern Hospitality in 2016 and for the Notre Dame Fighting Alumni in 2014 and 2015. [6]

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