Josh Fisher (basketball)

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Josh Fisher
Estudiantes vs Unicaja Málaga - Josh Fisher y Earl Calloway.jpg
UCAM Murcia
Position Assistant coach
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1980-10-24) October 24, 1980 (age 36)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American / Spanish
Listed height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight 85 kg (187 lb)
Career information
High school Mercer Island
(Mercer Island, Washington)
College Saint Louis (2000–2004)
NBA draft 2004 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–2014
Position Point guard / Shooting guard
Coaching career 2015–present
Career history
As player:
2004 Pamesa Castellón
2004–2005 Pamesa Valencia
2005 CAI Zaragoza
2005–2006 Farho Gijón
2006 Real Madrid
2006–2007 Polaris World Murcia
2007–2008 Etosa Alicante
2008–2010 CB Gran Canaria
2010–2011 Bizkaia Bilbao Basket
2011 Real Madrid
2011–2012 Bizkaia Bilbao Basket
2012–2013 Asefa Estudiantes
2013 Fujian Xunxing
2014 Panelefsiniakos
As coach:
2015–present UCAM Murcia (assistant)

Josh Fisher (born October 24, 1980) is an American retired basketball player and a current coach. He is a 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in) 85 kg (187 lb.)[1] guard. He also has Spanish citizenship.

College career[edit]

Fisher played college basketball at Saint Louis University with the Saint Louis Billikens.

Pro career[edit]

Fisher began his professional career in 2004 with the Spanish third division club Pamesa Castellón. He then joined the ACB club Pamesa Valencia later in 2004 for one month, before returning to Castellón. He then spent the next two seasons with second division clubs CAI Zaragoza and Farho Gijón before moving to ACB powerhouse Real Madrid for the second half of 2006.

He then spent half a season with Polaris World Murcia before moving to Etosa Alicante where they were relegated from the ACB at the end of 2007. Fisher remained for one more year with Alicante and then returned to the ACB where he spent two seasons with CB Gran Canaria until 2010, when he signed for Bizkaia Bilbao Basket. His spell in Bilbao lasted 3 games and then moved back to Real Madrid on a 3-month contract to replace the injured Pablo Prigioni,[2] but returned to Bilbao until the end of the 2010-11 season, after his contract with Real Madrid expired.[3]

On September 28, 2012, Fisher signed with Asefa Estudiantes.[4]

In January 2014, he signed with Panelefsiniakos of the Greek Basket League for the rest of the 2013–14 season.[5]

Coach career[edit]

Fisher started his coach career in 2015 as assistant coach of Fotios Katsikaris at Spanish UCAM Murcia.[6]

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