|No. 14 – Ironi Ramat Gan|
|Position||Power forward / Center|
December 2, 1979 |
|Listed height||2.10 m (6 ft 11 in)|
|Listed weight||118 kg (260 lb)|
|NBA draft||2004 / Undrafted|
|Pro playing career||1998–present|
|2005–2006||Maccabi Giv'at Shmuel|
|2011–2012||Maccabi Rishon LeZion|
|2012–present||Ironi Ramat Gan|
Amit Yosef Tamir (Hebrew: עמית יוסף תמיר)(born December 2, 1979) is an Israeli professional basketball player. He is a 2.08 m (6 ft 10 in) tall center/forward and he currently plays for Ironi Ramat Gan.
He moved to Greece after college, where he played for PAOK Thessaloniki BC. He played in the 2004 ULEB Cup with that team. He played with AEK Athens BC and Gymnastikos S. Larissas in 2005 and then moved back to Israel. There he played for Maccabi Givat Shmual. The team nearly qualified for the Final Four that year.
In the 2006/2007 season he played in Belgium for Spirou Charleroi. In 2007/2008 he started the season in Cherkassy from Ukraine, but he was released and joined Hapoel Holon during the season, with whom he won the Israeli League championship.
Since 2012 Tamir has played for Ironi Ramat Gan. He recently signed a two year contract with the team.
- NBA Prospect Profile
- University of California bio
- AEK bio
- Euroleague bio
- "Tamir fits in by being himself," 10/31/01