Tony Bishop

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Tony Bishop
No. 9 – Bakken Bears
Position Forward
League Basketligaen
Personal information
Born (1989-07-16) July 16, 1989 (age 29)
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 Atléticos de San Germán
2016–2017 Kanazawa Samuraiz
2017–2018 Bakken Bears
2018-present BCM U Pitesti
Career highlights and awards
  • Basketligaen champion (2018)
  • 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 Bakken Bears of the Basketligaen. He played college basketball for Texas State University.[2]

Professional career

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]

References

  1. ^ a b Tony Bishop to Eisbaeren Bremerhaven
  2. ^ "TONY BISHOP - 2010-2011 MEN'S BASKETBALL". txstatebobcats.com. Retrieved November 6, 2013.
  3. ^ a b ShamSports.com: Tony Bishop player profile
  4. ^ VIPERS SELECT JOHNSON AND HUNT IN FIRST ROUND OF NBA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE DRAFT Archived 2015-05-18 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ RGV VIPERS SET 2014-15 TRAINING CAMP ROSTER Archived 2015-11-05 at the Wayback Machine.
  6. ^ San German inks Tony Bishop
  7. ^ Eisbaren and Tony Bishop part ways
  8. ^ Tony Bishop signs with Atleticos de San German

External links

  • Eurobasket.com profile
  • FIBA.com profile
  • Texas State bio
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