Ed Elisma

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Ed Elisma
Personal information
Born (1975-04-09) April 9, 1975 (age 44)
Miami, Florida
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight213 lb (97 kg)
Career information
High schoolLaSalle (New York City, New York)
CollegeGeorgia Tech (1993–1997)
NBA draft1997 / Round: 2 / Pick: 40th overall
Selected by the Seattle SuperSonics
Playing career1997–present
PositionPower forward / Center
Career history
1997–1998Hapoel Eilat
1998Muller Verona
1998–1999Dinamo Sassari
1999–2000Spirou Charleroi
2000–2001Chicago Skyliners
2001Guaiqueríes de Margarita
2001Leones de Ponce
2001–2002Ironi Ramat Gan
2002Leones de Ponce
2002–2003Asheville Altitude
2003Gallitos de Isabela
2003–2004Shandong Lions
2004Purefoods Tender Juicy Hotdogs
2004–2005Henan Dragons
2005Barangay Ginebra Kings
2005–2006Petrochimi Bandar Imam
2006Al Kuwait
2006Caneros de La Romana
2007–2008Shahrdari Gorgan
2008San Lazaro
2008Constituyentes de San Cristóbal
2008–2009Cocodrilos de Caracas
2009–2010Halcones Rojos Veracruz
2011–2012Indios de San Francisco
2013Cupes de Los Pepines
2013–2014Indios de San Francisco
Career highlights and awards

Edner Elisma (born April 9, 1975) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Indios de San Francisco in Dominican Republic.

College basketball[edit]

Ed Elisma, a top recruit out of high school,[1] played for the Georgia Tech basketball team, where he finished four-year stint as the school's third all-time leading shot-blocker, behind only former NBA players John Salley and Malcolm Mackey. Among his teammates were future NBA players Stephon Marbury, Travis Best, Matt Harpring and Drew Barry. Elisma started the last 93 games of his career at center for the Yellow Jackets. Career highs include 36 points against Wake Forest and 15 rebounds against Louisville in his senior season. In 122 games, he averaged 7.4 points, 6.3 rebounds and 1.5 blocks a game on 55.0 percent field-goal shooting.

After his solid four-year college career, Elisma participated in the Portsmouth Invitational Tournament and the Nike Desert Classic prior to the NBA Draft, he entered the 1997 NBA Draft and was selected as the #41 pick by the Seattle SuperSonics.[2]

Professional career[edit]

Elisma did not sign a contract with the Sonics and moved to play in Israel with a team called Hapoel Eilat, whom he led to the 1998 playoffs final. Afterwards he left to play in Italy for the season.

Elisma also played in Belgium, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Venezuela before he returned to Israel, he has played in various summer leagues with the Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics and Toronto Raptors and also the ABA. He also played in the Philippines and Iran.

Career statistics[edit]

7 seasons
Season Team Pts Avg Rebs Avg
Hapoel Eilat (Israel) 17.0 points 9.4 rebounds - - -
Muller Verona (Italian A-1 League), B. Sardegna Sassari (Italian A-2 League) 12.1 points 9.7 rebounds - -
Spirou Charleroi (Belgium) 10.7 points 7.5 rebounds - - -
Chicago Skyliners (ABA) 11.5 points 6.8 rebounds - - -
Ironi Ramat Gan (Israel) 11.0 points 5.5 rebounds - - -
Asheville Altitude (National Basketball Development League) 6.1 points 4.3 rebounds 1.1 assists 20.9 minutes -


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