Tony Bishop

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Tony Bishop
No. 23 – Atléticos de San Germán
Position Forward
League BSN
Personal information
Born (1989-07-16) July 16, 1989 (age 28)
Dallas, Texas
Nationality American / Panamanian
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Rowlett (Rowlett, Texas)
College Richland College (2007–2009)
Texas State (2009–2011)
NBA draft 2011 / Undrafted
Playing career 2011–present
Career history
2011–2012 Aalborg Vikings
2012–2013 Nevėžis
2013–2015 Rio Grande Valley Vipers
2015 Atléticos de San Germán
2015–2016 Eisbären Bremerhaven
2016–present Atléticos de San Germán
Career highlights and awards
  • LKL All-Star (2013)
  • Ligaen All-Star (2012)
  • NJCAA Division III champion (2009)
  • NJCAA Player of the Year (2009)
  • First-team NJCAA All-American (2009)

Tony Bishop (born July 16, 1989) is an American-born Panamanian[1] professional basketball player for the Atléticos de San Germán of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). He played college basketball for Texas State University.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Bishop went undrafted in the 2011 NBA draft. On September 16, 2011, he signed a one-year deal with the Aalborg Vikings of the Danish Basketball League.[3]

On September 4, 2012, Bishop signed a one-year deal with BC Nevėžis of the Lithuanian Basketball League.[3]

On November 1, 2013, Bishop was selected by the Rio Grande Valley Vipers in the second round of the 2013 NBA Development League Draft.[4] On November 2, 2014, he was reacquired by the Vipers.[5] In April 2015, after the end of the 2014–15 D-League season, he signed with Atléticos de San Germán of Puerto Rico for the rest of the 2015 BSN season.[6]

On July 22, 2015, he signed with Eisbären Bremerhaven of the Basketball Bundesliga.[1] On January 21, 2016, he parted ways with Bremerhaven.[7] Five days later, he signed with the Atléticos de San Germán, returning for a second stint.[8]


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