Matt Fish

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Matt Fish
Personal information
Born (1969-11-18) November 18, 1969 (age 48)
Washington, Iowa
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight 275 lb (125 kg)
Career information
High school Washington (Washington, Iowa)
College UNC Wilmington (1988–1992)
NBA draft 1992 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career 1992–2002
Position Center
Number 50, 6, 22
Career history
1992 Philadelphia Spirit
1992 Omaha Racers
1992 Grand Rapids Hoops
1992–1993 Yakima Sun Kings
1993 Gravelines
1993–1994 Quad City Thunder
1994–1995 Los Angeles Clippers
1995 Peñarol de Mar del Plata
1995–1996 Fort Wayne Fury
1996 New York Knicks
1996 Denver Nuggets
1996–1997 Washington Bullets
1997 Fort Wayne Fury
1997 Miami Heat
1998–1999 La Crosse Bobcats
1999–2000 San Diego Stingrays
2000–2001 Porto
2001 Polonia Warsaw
2001 Phoenix Eclipse
2001–2002 Belgrano de San Nicolás
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-CAA (1992)
Stats at

Matt Fish (born November 18, 1969) is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA for the Los Angeles Clippers, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks, Miami Heat and Washington Bullets. He played collegiately at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and was drafted in the 1992 NBA Draft[1] to the Golden State Warriors.

Fish went on to earn a master's in Education and a master's in Business to go along with his BA in Communication and Special Education. He publishes Rebound Magazine,[2] the NBA-approved official publication of the National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA),[3] where is he also the President of the Phoenix Chapter.[4] He was the first member intern[5] for the NBRPA at the corporate level in Chicago.

Fish also played in the IBA and the CBA, where he played a major role in the 1992 CBA champions Quad City Thunder. Fish was a CBA All-Star, All-Rookie team, and the number one center in the CBA during his career.

During his playing days, when making a hook shot, it was often called a "Fish Hook", a play on his name.


  1. ^ 1992 NBA Draft
  2. ^ Rebound Magazine
  3. ^ National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA)
  4. ^ Phoenix Chapter
  5. ^ [1]

External links

  • Career statistics -
  • profile

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