George Carter (basketball)

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George Carter
Personal information
Born (1944-01-10) January 10, 1944 (age 75)
Buffalo, New York
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolSilver Creek
(Silver Creek, New York)
CollegeSt. Bonaventure (1964–1967)
NBA draft1967 / Round: 8 / Pick: 81st overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career1967–1977
PositionSmall forward / Shooting guard
Number12, 40, 35, 7, 11
Career history
1967Detroit Pistons
19691971Washington Caps / Virginia Squires
1971–1972Pittsburgh Condors
1972Carolina Cougars
1972–1973New York Nets
1973–1974Virginia Squires
1974–1975Memphis Sounds
1975Utah Stars
1976–1977ASVEL Villeurbanne
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points8,683 (18.1 ppg)
Rebounds3,243 (6.8 rpg)
Assists959 (2.0 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

George Carter (born January 10, 1944)[1] is an American retired professional basketball player. He was a 6'4" guard/forward.

Carter played at Silver Creek High School in New York, graduating in 1963, he was a two-time all-Western New York selection in basketball. He also played high school football and ran track.[2]

Carter played collegiate basketball at St. Bonaventure University.[3]

Carter was selected by the Detroit Pistons in the eighth round of the 1967 NBA draft,[4] he was also selected by the New Orleans Buccaneers in the 1967 ABA Draft.[5]

Carter played only game for the Pistons and then joined the Washington Caps of the rival American Basketball Association, he went on to play seven seasons in the ABA, spending time with eight teams: the Caps, the Virginia Squires, the Carolina Cougars, the Pittsburgh Condors, the New York Nets, the Memphis Sounds, the Baltimore Claws (preseason games only) and the Utah Stars. Carter represented the Squires in the 1971 ABA All-Star Game, and he retired from basketball in 1976 with 8,863 combined ABA/NBA career points.

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