George Carter (basketball)

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George Carter
Personal information
Born (1944-01-10) January 10, 1944 (age 74)
Buffalo, New York
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Silver Creek
(Silver Creek, New York)
College St. Bonaventure (1964–1967)
NBA draft 1967 / Round: 8 / Pick: 81st overall
Selected by the Detroit Pistons
Playing career 1967–1977
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number 12, 40, 35, 7, 11
Career history
1967 Detroit Pistons
19691971 Washington Caps / Virginia Squires
1971–1972 Pittsburgh Condors
1972 Carolina Cougars
1972–1973 New York Nets
1973–1974 Virginia Squires
1974–1975 Memphis Sounds
1975 Utah Stars
1976–1977 ASVEL Villeurbanne
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA and ABA statistics
Points 8,683 (18.1 ppg)
Rebounds 3,243 (6.8 rpg)
Assists 959 (2.0 apg)
Stats at

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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