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Freddie Gillespie: Continuing career overseas
Gillespie signed a two-year contract with German club FC Bayern Munich on Monday.
The 6-foot-9 center will try his luck overseas after he split time between the NBA and the G League over his first two professional seasons. Gillespie appeared in 20 games with the Raptors in 2020-21 and nine games with the Magic in 2021-22, averaging 4.6 points, 4.6 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 17.6 minutes per contest between the two clubs.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Secures seven rebounds in win
Gillespie tallied four points (1-3 FG, 1-3 FT), seven rebounds and a steal in 15 minutes during Monday's G League loss to the Vipers.
Gillespie has had consistent playing time off the bench recently, and he was productive on the boards in Monday's loss. However, he's been held to single-digit scoring totals in each of his last three appearances.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Returns from injury
Gillespie recorded four points (1-5 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-1 FT), four rebounds and a block in Saturday's 101-96 loss to the Skyforce.
Gillespie made his return after missing several games due to an ankle sprain. The center is expected to ease back into the offense before receiving a full allotment of minutes.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Misses action
Gillespie missed Friday's game against Birmingham with a left ankle sprain.
Gillespie has appeared in nine second-half games for the Hustle, averaging 14.8 points and 9.6 rebounds in 27.1 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Double-double in loss
Gillespie totaled 14 points (6-14 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 12 rebounds, one assist, two steals and one block in Monday's 124-116 loss to South Bay.
Gillespie tied for the team lead in rebounds and was one of five guys to score double-digits. The big man is averaging 15.9 minutes, 10.9 rebounds and two steals in 29.5 minutes through seven games.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: 17 rebounds in loss
Gillespie totaled 24 points (8-11 FG, 1-1 3Pt, 4-4 FT), 17 rebounds, one assist, one steal and one block in Friday's 114-107 loss to the Austin Spurs.
Gillespie had his best second-half game, leading his team in points and rebounds and recording his second double-double. After this performance, the big man will look to hit his stride and get back to his first-half form.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Double-double in win
Gillespie totaled 10 points (3-7 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 16 rebounds, three assists and one block in 33 minutes during Sunday's 107-99 win over the Skyforce.
Gillespie was dominant on both sides of the ball, grabbing plenty of boards en route to his first double-double of the second half. The big man is averaging 14.6 points and 9.6 rebounds in 28.0 minutes through five games.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Drops 22 in win
Gillespie recorded 22 points (10-13 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 1-1 FT), nine rebounds, two assists, two steals, and one block in Saturday's 113-105 win over the Skyforce.
Gillespie led the game in scoring on the heels of 76.9 shooting from the field. The center continues to be a model of consistency for the Hustle.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Stuffs three in loss
Gillespie produced 16 points (7-9 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 1-1 FT), six rebounds, three steals and three blocks in Thursday's 117-102 loss to the Iowa Wolves.
Gillespie was one of six guys to score double-digits and was strong on the defensive end with three steals and three blocks. In addition, the big man continued shooting efficiently, hitting 77.8 from the field.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Time over in Orlando
The Magic didn't re-sign Gillespie after his 10-day contract expired Monday, Keith Smith of Spotrac.com reports.
Over the course of his pair of 10-day deals with Orlando, Gillespie appeared in nine games and averaged 2.3 points, 4.0 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 13.3 minutes. Since the Magic haven't placed any corresponding players in the COVID-19 health and safety protocols in recent days, the team won't receive a roster exemption from the NBA allowing the team to keep Gillespie around. The big man is expected to report back to the G League's Memphis Hustle.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Returns to bench
Gillespie will come off the bench Sunday against the Wizards.
Gillespie made a spot start Saturday against Detroit and will return to the bench after putting up two points (1-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 0-1 FT), two rebounds, two assists and one block in 14 minutes. He could still see some run off the bench with Wendell Carter (hamstring) out, though it will be Chuma Okeke who receives the start.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Non-factor in return
Gillespie produced two points (1-3 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 0-1 FT), two rebounds, two assists and one block across 14 minutes during Saturday's 97-92 loss to the Pistons.
With Wendell Carter (hamstring) sidelined, Gillespie drew the start next to Mo Bamba. However, as usual, the second-year pro was a non-factor in his second start of the season. In his first full campaign with the Magic, Gillespie is averaging 2.1 points, 4.1 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 13.1 minutes per game.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Starting Saturday
Gillespie is starting Saturday's game against the Pistons.
Gillespie gets the nod next to Mo Bamba with Wendell Carter (hamstring) sidelined. In his seven appearances, Gillespie has averaged 2.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.0 blocks in 13.1 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Back to bench
Gillespie is not in the starting lineup for Sunday's game against the Celtics, Dan Savage of the Magic's official site reports.
Gillespie made a spot start Thursday with the Magic extremely shorthanded in the frontcourt. With Mo Bamba back in the fold, Gillespie will revert back to more of a reserve role.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Lands another 10-day contract
Gillespie signed a second 10-day hardship contract with the Magic on Friday, NBA writer Marc Stein reports.
Gillespie will remain with the Magic since the team is still shorthanded in the frontcourt. He's averaged 3.0 points and 4.6 rebounds in 13.0 minutes per game across his first five appearances with the club.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Logs just 14 minutes despite start
Gillespie racked up three points (1-1 FG, 1-2 FT) and four rebounds across 14 minutes during Thursday's 136-118 loss to Milwaukee.
Gillespie moved into the starting lineup Thursday but managed to do absolutely nothing with the opportunity. The Magic are very thin in the frontcourt right now but should receive some respite soon with both Mo Bamba and Robin Lopez inching towards a return. Until then, perhaps Gillespie can stick in the starting lineup but as we saw here, there is no reason to get too excited.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Starting vs. Bucks
Gillespie will start Thursday's matchup against the Bucks, Dan Savage of the Magic's official site reports.
Gillespie will start in his fifth appearance for the Magic on a hardship deal. He's averaging 3.0 points, 4.8 rebounds and 1.3 blocks in 12.8 minutes.... See More ... See Less
Magic's Freddie Gillespie: Signing with Orlando
Gillespie is signing a 10-day hardship deal with the Orlando Magic, Shams Charania of The Athletic reports.
The Baylor product played 20 games with the Raptors last season and now will be playing in Orlando as the Magic deal with their COVID situation. Gillespie began the season with the Memphis Hustle and averaged 11.4 points and 12.2 rebounds per game over his first 12 appearances with the G League club. A major role for the 6-foot-9 big should not be expected, but if more Orlando players continue to be placed into health and safety protocols, coach Jamahl Mosley may be forced to hand Gillespie a larger-than-expected role.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Grabs 20 boards in loss
Gillespie totaled 17 points (8-10 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 0-0 FT), 20 rebounds, one steal and two blocks in Tuesday's 113-109 loss to Birmingham.
Gillespie put on a clinic in rebounding en route to a game- and season-high in boards. The 24-year-old also scored his seventh double-double in 12 games.... See More ... See Less
Freddie Gillespie: Records another double-double
Gillespie totaled 14 points (5-8 FG, 0-0 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 13 rebounds, one steal and one block in Monday's 119-97 loss to the Squadron.
Gillespie continues to rack up boards at a remarkable pace, going for double-digits in 8 of 11 games played. The center is currently fourth in average rebounds per game with 11.5 among season leaders and should continue seeing that rise with performances like this one.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-9, 245 lbs|
|Birthplace: St. Paul, MN|
|School: Carleton; Baylor|