D'or Fischer

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D'or Fischer
D'or Fischer (2).JPG
No. 40 – Valmiera
Position Power forward / Center
League LBL
Baltic League
Personal information
Born (1981-10-12) October 12, 1981 (age 35)
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nationality American / Israeli
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
High school Upper Darby
(Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania)
College
NBA draft 2005 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005 Anwil Włocławek
2006 Roanoke Dazzle
2006–2007 EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2007–2008 Euphony Bree
2008–2010 Maccabi Tel Aviv
2010–2011 Real Madrid
2011–2012 Bilbao Basket
2012–2013 Donetsk
2013–2014 Brose Baskets
2014–2015 UNICS Kazan
2015–2016 Hapoel Jerusalem
2017 Capitanes de Arecibo
2017–present Valmiera
Career highlights and awards

D'or Fischer (born October 12, 1981) is an American–Israeli professional basketball player for Valmiera of the Latvian Basketball League. Standing at 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in), he plays at the power forward and center positions.

College career[edit]

Fischer was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and did not play basketball for the school when he attended Upper Darby High School.[1]

Fischer played college basketball at Northwestern State University and also at West Virginia University with the West Virginia Mountaineers. As a sophomore, he was honorable mention all-Southland Conference selection after averaging 9.8 points, 7.2 rebounds, and 4.4 blocks per game, and totalling 133 blocks for the season (second in the nation).[2] He broke the NSU record for blocks in a game (with 13) and was just one short of the NCAA record of 14 shared by four players.[2]

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted at the 2005 NBA draft, Fischer signed his first professional contract with the Polish club Anwil Włocławek. However he left Anwil after only three games.[3] In January 2006, he signed with the Roanoke Dazzle of the NBA D-League.[4]

For the 2006–07 season he signed with EWE Baskets Oldenburg of the German Bundesliga. The following season he played in Belgium with the Euphony Bree.

On July 17, 2008, he signed a one-year contract with the Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv.[5] On August 2, 2009, he re-signed with Maccabi for one more season.[6]

On July 24, 2010, he signed a one-year contract with the Spanish club Real Madrid.[7] On August 1, 2011, he moved to another Spanish club Bilbao Basket for the 2010–11 season.[8]

On August 25, 2012, he signed with the Ukrainian club Donetsk.[9]

On September 27, 2013, he signed with the Washington Wizards.[10] However, he was later waived by the Wizards on October 16.[11]

On November 24, 2013, he signed a one-year contract with the German club Brose Baskets.[12] In April 2014, he was named to the All-Basketball Bundesliga First Team.[13]

On August 2, 2014, he signed a one-year deal with UNICS Kazan.[14] In 2014–15 Euroleague, he averaged 13.1 points per game with a 75 percent field goal percentage from the field and averaged 5.7 rebounds per game.[15]

On July 15, 2015, Fischer signed a one-year contract with the Israeli club Hapoel Jerusalem.[16][17] On March 25, 2016, he parted ways with Hapoel after averaging 8.7 points and 5 rebounds per game in Israeli League.[18]

On January 8, 2017, Fischer signed with the Capitanes de Arecibo.[19] He left Arecibo after appearing in three games, and on March 14, 2017, he signed with Latvian club Valmiera for the rest of the season.[20][21]

Career statistics[edit]

Domestic leagues[edit]

Season Team League GP MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2005–06 Anwil Włocławek Polish PLK 3 24.0 .417 -- .750 9.0 1.0 .7 1.3 4.3
Roanoke Dazzle D-League 27 20.1 .579 -- .838 5.0 .6 .2 1.3 6.0
2006–07 EWE Baskets Oldenburg German BBL 34 26.1 .624 -- .715 6.6 .9 .3 2.6 11.9
2007–08 Euphony Bree Ethias League 41 32.5 .578 -- .765 10.8 1.8 1.2 2.7 14.2
2008–09 Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. Ligat HaAl 25 22.8 .741 -- .842 6.6 1.7 .8 2.0 10.4
2009–10 28 19.1 .667 .000 .717 5.8 1.4 .7 1.3 6.9
2010–11 Real Madrid Liga ACB 40 19.6 .613 -- .778 4.7 .7 .3 1.4 6.2
2011–12 Bilbao Basket 33 24.6 .603 .333 .774 5.5 1.3 1.2 1.9 8.5
2012–13 BC Donetsk Ukraine SuperLeague 38 28.2 .623 .000 .784 7.4 2.8 1.0 1.9 11.0
2013–14 Brose Baskets Bamberg German BBL 28 22.0 .641 .000 .783 6.1 1.1 .4 2.6 10.7
2014–15 UNICS Kazan VTB United League 29 25.5 .628 .000 .865 5.3 1.9 .6 1.5 10.1

Personal[edit]

On March 1, 2009, Fischer was attacked outside of a club in Tel Aviv with a glass bottle. He was injured in the face and his facial nerves were damaged, but he has fully healed.[22]

In July 2014, after marrying an Israeli woman Fischer became an Israeli citizen, and joined the Israel national basketball team.[23][15]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fischer takes long road to NCAA tourney
  2. ^ a b Hidden Gem
  3. ^ "D'or Fischer". Plk.pl. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ "D'or Fischer Becomes Second Mountaineer to Join Dazzle". Oursportscentral.com. January 12, 2006. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Maccabi Electra lands center D'or Fischer". Euroleague.net. July 17, 2008. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  6. ^ "D'Or Fischer stays with Maccabi". Sportando.com. August 2, 2009. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  7. ^ "Real Madrid tabs center D'or Fischer". Euroleague.net. July 24, 2010. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Bizkaia Bilbao gets shot-block ace Fischer". Euroleague.net. August 1, 2011. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  9. ^ "BC Donetsk nets shot-blocking stud Fischer". Eurocupbasketball.com. August 25, 2012. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Wizards Sign Four For Training Camp". NBA.com. September 27, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  11. ^ "Wizards Waive Fischer". NBA.com. October 16, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  12. ^ "D'or Fischer verstärkt Brose Baskets". Brosebaskets.de (in German). November 24, 2013. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  13. ^ "Münchens Point Guard Malcolm Delaney zum "Most Valuable Player" gekürt, Wölfe-Trainer Silvano...". Beko-bbl.de (in German). April 24, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  14. ^ "Д'ор Фишер в УНИКСе". Unics.ru (in Russian). August 2, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  15. ^ a b Local champ Hapoel Jerusalem signs familiar face D’or Fischer
  16. ^ "ד'אור פישר מצטרף לאלופה". Hapoel.co.il (in Hebrew). July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  17. ^ "Hapoel brings in veteran center Fischer". Eurocupbasketball.com. July 15, 2015. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  18. ^ "D'or Fischer, Hapoel Jerusalem part ways". Sportando.com. March 25, 2016. Retrieved March 25, 2016. 
  19. ^ "D'or Fischer inks with Capitanes de Arecibo". Sportando.com. January 8, 2017. Retrieved January 8, 2017. 
  20. ^ "„Valmiera/ORDO" papildina sastāvu ar Eirolīgā rūdīto Doru Fišeru". bkvalmiera.lv (in Latvian). March 14, 2017. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 
  21. ^ "D'or Fischer (ex Arecibo) agreed terms with Valmiera". Eurobasket.com. March 14, 2017. Retrieved March 14, 2017. 
  22. ^ "ISR – Maccabi's Fischer hurt in weekend attack". Fiba.com. March 4, 2009. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 
  23. ^ "D'or Fischer getting Israeli passport". Sportando.com. July 3, 2014. Retrieved July 15, 2015. 

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