Luke Fischer

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Luke Fischer
No. 40 – Herbalife Gran Canaria
PositionCenter
LeagueLiga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1994-10-29) October 29, 1994 (age 24)
NationalityAmerican / Armenian
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight259 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High schoolGermantown (Germantown, Wisconsin)
College
NBA draft2017 / Undrafted
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017–presentHerbalife Gran Canaria
Career highlights and awards

Lucas "Luke" Fischer (born October 29, 1994) is an American-Armenian basketball player for Herbalife Gran Canaria of Spain's first division and the Armenian national basketball team. He played college basketball for Indiana University and Marquette University.

College career[edit]

As a high school player at Germantown High School, Fischer was named Wisconsin Mr. Basketball, Gatorade state player of the year, and a Parade All-American.[1] Fischer originally chose college basketball power Indiana. He played 13 games for the Hoosiers, averaging 2.8 points and 2.1 rebounds per game. He decided to transfer after the first semester his freshman year, ultimately choosing Marquette.[2][3] Fischer was a significant player for the Golden Eagles, averaging 10.3 points and 5.1 rebounds in 24.8 minutes per game over his three-year career.

Professional career[edit]

After going undrafted in the 2017 NBA draft, Fischer signed his first professional contract with Herbalife Gran Canaria in Spain's Liga ACB and EuroCup competition.[4]

International play[edit]

In the summer of 2017, Fischer played for the Armenian national team in the 2019 FIBA World Cup pre-qualifiers.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Fischer proposed to his girlfriend, Payton Brock, on his senior night at Marquette on March 4, 2017.[6] They married on August 4, 2018.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Velazquez, Matt (December 12, 2014). "Luke Fischer's time has finally arrived at Marquette". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  2. ^ Goodman, Jeff (January 5, 2014). "Luke Fischer picks Marquette". ESPN.com. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  3. ^ Hunt, Michael (January 14, 2014). "Homesickness brought Germantown's Luke Fischer to Marquette". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  4. ^ "Gran Canaria signs rookie center Fischer". EuroCup Basketball. July 9, 2017. Retrieved July 11, 2017.
  5. ^ "Armenia surprise in World Cup European Pre-Qualifiers". FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 2017-09-18.
  6. ^ Velasquez, Matt (March 4, 2017). "Marquette center Luke Fischer caps senior day with proposal". USA Today. Retrieved July 11, 2017.

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