Fred Carter Photo

Fred Carter

Born: Feb 14, 1945

Birthplace: Philadelphia

Profession: Basketball player

Nationality: United States

Fred Carter

Date of Birth : Feb 14, 1945
Birth Place : Philadelphia

Fredrick James Carter is an American former professional basketball player and coach. A 6' 3" guard from Mount St. Mary's University, Carter was selected by the Baltimore Bullets in the third round of the 1969 NBA Draft. He played eight seasons in the NBA as a member of the Bullets, Philadelphia 76ers, and Milwaukee Bucks, scoring 9,271 career points. Carter was the leading scorer on the 1973 Sixers team that lost an NBA record 73 of 82 regular-season games. He later became the assistant coach for the Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls, Washington Bullets, and Philadelphia 76ers before becoming the head coach of the Sixers for almost two seasons, from late-1992 to mid-1994. Following his tenure with the Sixers, Carter began a successful career as a basketball analyst for ESPN. During his time as co-host of "the NBA 2Night" he was known for his claim of being "the best player on the worst team in NBA history." He is currently an analyst on NBA TV. On December 1, 2007, Carter had his jersey, number "33", retired at halftime of the Mount St. Mary's v. Loyola men's basketball game at Coach Jim Phelan Court in Knott Arena in Emmitsburg, MD.

Profession


  • Basketball player
Source: Freebase, CC-YY
Copyright © Famous-Peoples.com