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Centralia Native Bob Fisher To Be Featured On The Tonight Show

Basketball sharp-shooter Bob Fisher hails from Centralia, Kansas and holds 14 world records related to shooting a basketball. Through these accomplishments, he will be featured on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on Tuesday, February 12th. The show airs at 10:35 P.M. on NBC affiliates across the nation, and locally on KSNT 27 Topeka. Charles Barkley will also be on the program with Fisher.

Recently Bob took a few minutes of his time to visit with our own Kevin Rippe about his accomplishments, and being called by Jay Leno to be on the Tonight Show. The interview will air on KNDY AM 1570/FM 94.1 this weekend as part of our KNDY Public Affairs programs. You can also listen to the interview here on our website.

World Records:


In one hour (2371)
In 30 seconds (33)
In one minute (50)
In two minutes (92)
In 10 minutes (448)
In one minute while alternating hands (44)
In two minutes while alternating hands (88)
In one minute underhanded (28)
In one minute while standing on one leg (49)
In one minute by a pair with unlimited balls (29 with Garrett Steinlage)
In one minute by a pair using two balls (24)
In one minute blindfolded (22)
In one minute by a coed pair (32 with Dana Kramer)
In two minutes blindfolded (37)

About Derek Nester

Derek Nester was born and raised in Blue Rapids, and graduated from Valley Heights High School in May of 2000. He attended Cowley College in Arkansas City and Johnson County Community College in Overland Park studying Journalism & Media Communication. After stops at KFRM and KCLY radio in Clay Center, he joined KNDY in 2002 as a board operator and play by play announcer. Derek is now responsible for the digital content of Dierking Communications, Inc. six radio stations. In 2005 Derek joined the staff of KCFX radio in Kansas City as a production coordinator for the Kansas City Chiefs Radio Network, which airs on over 70 radio stations across 12 Midwest states and growing.