Chris Carter (basketball player)

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Basketball player
Chris Carter
Player information
birthday May 7, 1992
place of birth Brooklyn , United States
size 194 cm
position construction
college Florida Tech
Clubs as active
2011–2012 United StatesUnited States Air Force Academy
2012-2015 United StatesUnited States Florida Tech
2015-2016 UkraineUkraine Bipa Basket Odessa
2016-2017 GermanyGermany BV Chemnitz 99
2017-2019 GermanyGermany SC Rasta Vechta
2019-2020 GermanyGermany BV Chemnitz 99
2020– GermanyGermany Rostock Seawolves

Christopher John Carter (born May 7, 1992 in Brooklyn ) is an American basketball player .


Carter played at Treasure Coast High School in Port St. Lucie , Florida, and at the United States Air Force Academy Preparatory School Colorado , followed by a season with the United States Air Force Academy (first division of the NCAA ) .

Carter returned to Florida in 2012 and continued his studies and basketball career at the Florida Institute of Technology (second division of the NCAA). For three years he was in the service of the Florida Techs team and was a top performer throughout. By 2015 he played 85 games for the team nicknamed "Panther" and averaged 16.5 points, 5.2 rebounds, 5 assists and 2.3 ball wins per encounter.

His first stop as a professional basketball player was the Ukrainian club Bipa Basket Odessa in the 2015/16 season, then he played for a year with the German second division club BV Chemnitz 99 . With the Saxons he reached the semi-finals of the 2nd Bundesliga ProA in spring 2017 and scored 12.4 points, 5.7 assists, 4.2 rebounds and 2.1 ball wins per game. During the summer break of 2017, ProA switched to SC Rasta Vechta within the 2nd Bundesliga . Carter was one of the pillars of the Rasta squad that became champions of the second division in the 2017/18 season and thus made it to the basketball league . He scored 11 points, 5.3 assists, 3.5 rebounds and an average of 2.1 ball wins in 39 games. After winning the championship, Carter extended his contract with Rasta and went to the Bundesliga with Lower Saxony. In the 2018/19 season he moved into the Bundesliga semi-finals with Vechta and played in 34 first division games (4.0 points / game) for Lower Saxony. In the summer break of 2019, he returned to the second division Chemnitz. With the team, he obtained the right to promotion to the Bundesliga in 2019/20, as they were in first place in the table when the season ended early in mid-March 2020 due to the spread of the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus . In the 2019/20 game year, Carter prepared an average of 5.1 basket successes for his companions and scored 9.7 points per match. Carter stayed in the second division and joined the Rostock Seawolves .

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Florida Institute of Technology Athletics. Retrieved June 25, 2018 .
  2. Chris Carter Bio - Official Site of Air Force Athletics Official Athletic Site Official Site of Air Force Athletics Official Athletic Site - Men's Basketball . ( [accessed June 25, 2018]).
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  4. ^ NCAA Statistics. Retrieved June 25, 2018 .
  5. ^ Former Panther Named 2 Basketball Bundesliga Player of the Month - Florida Institute of Technology. Retrieved June 25, 2018 .
  6. COMBO GUARD: CHRIS CARTER PLAYS FOR RASTA . ( [accessed June 25, 2018]).
  7. Chris Carter also rises with Rasta. Retrieved June 25, 2018 .
  8. 2. Basketball Bundesliga | Player. Retrieved June 25, 2018 .
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  11. BARMER 2. Basketball Bundesliga | Coronavirus: Game operations in the ProA and ProB will be ended prematurely. Retrieved March 18, 2020 .
  12. NINERS Chemnitz - ProA - 2019/2020. In: Retrieved March 18, 2020 .