Ed Elisma

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Ed Elisma
Personal information
Born (1975-04-09) April 9, 1975 (age 42)
Miami, Florida
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High school LaSalle (New York City, New York)
College Georgia Tech (1993–1997)
NBA draft 1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career 1997–present
Position Power forward / Center
Career history
1997–1998 Hapoel Eilat
1998 Muller Verona
1998–1999 Dinamo Sassari
1999–2000 Spirou Charleroi
2000–2001 Chicago Skyliners
2001 Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2001 Leones de Ponce
2001–2002 Ironi Ramat Gan
2002 Leones de Ponce
2002–2003 Asheville Altitude
2003 Gallitos de Isabela
2003–2004 Shandong Lions
2004 Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs
2004–2005 Henan Dragons
2005 Barangay Ginebra Kings
2005–2006 Petrochimi Bandar Imam
2006 Al Kuwait
2006 Caneros de La Romana
2007–2008 Shahrdari Gorgan
2008 San Lazaro
2008 Constituyentes de San Cristóbal
2008–2009 Cocodrilos de Caracas
2009–2010 Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2011–2012 Indios de San Francisco
2013 Cupes de Los Pepines
2013–2014 Indios de San Francisco

Edner Elisma (born April 9, 1975) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Indios de San Francisco in Dominican Republic.

College basketball[edit]

Ed Elisma, a top recruit out of high school,[1] played for the Georgia Tech basketball team, where he finished four-year stint as the school’s third all-time leading shot-blocker, behind only former NBA players John Salley and Malcolm Mackey. Among his teammates were future NBA players Stephon Marbury, Travis Best, Matt Harpring and Drew Barry. Elisma started the last 93 games of his career at center for the Yellow Jackets. Career highs include 36 points against Wake Forest and 15 rebounds against Louisville in his senior season. In 122 games, he averaged 7.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks a game on 55.0 percent field-goal shooting.

After his solid four-year college career, Elisma participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and the Nike Desert Classic prior to the NBA Draft. He entered the 1997 NBA Draft and was selected as the #41 pick by the Seattle SuperSonics.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Elisma did not sign a contract with the Sonics and moved to play in Israel with a team called Hapoel Eilat, whom he led to the 1998 playoffs final. Afterwards he left to play in Italy for the season.

Elisma also played in Belgium, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela before he returned to Israel. He has played in various summer leagues with the Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors and also the ABA. He also played in the Philippines and Iran.

Career statistics[edit]

7 seasons
Season Team Pts Avg Rebs Avg
Hapoel Eilat (Israel) 17.0 points 9.4 rebounds - - -
Muller Verona (Italian A-1 League), B. Sardegna Sassari (Italian A-2 League) 12.1 points 9.7 rebounds - -
Spirou Charleroi (Belgium) 10.7 points 7.5 rebounds - - -
Chicago Skyliners (ABA) 11.5 points 6.8 rebounds - - -
Ironi Ramat Gan (Israel) 11.0 points 5.5 rebounds - - -
Asheville Altitude (National Basketball Developmental League) 6.1 points 4.3 rebounds 1.1 assists 20.9 minutes -


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