Michael Carter-Williams

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Basketball player
Michael Carter-Williams
Michael Carter-Williams in 76ers warm-up shirt.jpg
Player information
Full name Michael Carter-Williams
birthday 10th October 1991 (age 28)
place of birth Hamilton, Massachusetts , USA
size 198 cm
position Point guard
college Syracuse
NBA draft 2013 , 11th pick , Philadelphia 76ers
Club information
society Orlando Magic
league NBA
Jersey number 7th
Clubs as active
2013–2015 Philadelphia 76ers 2015–2016 Milwaukee Bucks 2016–2017 Chicago Bulls 2017 Charlotte Hornets 2018–2019 Houston Rockets Since 2019 Orlando MagicUnited StatesUnited States
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Michael Carter-Williams (born October 10, 1991 in Hamilton , Massachusetts ) is an American basketball player who plays in the NBA for Orlando Magic .


Carter-Williams in the Syracuse jersey

Carter-Williams played for Syracuse University for two years . While his freshman year was still inconspicuous with 2.7 points and 2.1 assists, he rose significantly as a sophomore . He finished his sophomore year with 12.1 points, 4.9 rebounds , 7.4 assists and 3.4 steals per game.

In the 2013 NBA Draft , Carter-Williams was selected in 11th place by the Philadelphia 76ers . On his NBA debut, Carter-Williams caused a sensation when he scored 22 points, 12 assists, 7 rebounds and 9 steals in beating the champions Miami Heat . So he just missed a triple-double . His nine steals are the highest value that a player has reached in his NBA debut in this category, the twelve assists are the second highest value in league history.

Carter-Williams was named Eastern Conference Player of the Week in his first week in the NBA (October 29 - November 3, 2013) . He became the second player in NBA history (alongside Shaquille O'Neal ) to do so in his debut week.

He was elected Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month for October / November 2013, January, March and April 2014. On December 3, he achieved his first triple-double in his career in the game against Orlando Magic (27 points, 12 rebounds, 10 assists). It was the first game in NBA history where two rookies could do it at the same time (the other was Orlando's Victor Oladipo ). On March 10, 2014, he managed his second triple double with 23 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists in a loss to the New York Knicks .

Carter-Williams closed the season with 16.7 points, 6.3 assists and 6.2 rebounds per game. He was only the third rookie in league history, along with Magic Johnson and Oscar Robertson , with an average of 16 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. For these achievements he was named Rookie of the Year . He was also elected to the NBA All-Rookie Team .

In February 2015, Carter-Williams was transferred to the Milwaukee Bucks ahead of the transfer deadline .

On October 17, 2016, Carter-Williams was given to the Chicago Bulls in exchange for Tony Snell and made his debut on October 27 in the Bulls' 105-99 win over the Boston Celtics .

After the 2016/17 season , his rookie contract expired and he joined the Charlotte Hornets in the subsequent Free Agency . Carter-Williams signed a one-year contract with a salary of $ 2.7 million with the North Carolina franchise . After his contract expired, he became a free agent again. For the 2018/19 season , Carter-Williams signed a one-year contract with the Houston Rockets.

Web links

Commons : Michael Carter-Williams  - Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. Michael Carter-Williams, 76ers hold on, stun Dwyane Wade-less Heat
  2. Michael Carter-Williams Named Eastern Conference Player of the Week
  3. ^ Warriors at 76ers Game Story
  4. Michael Carter-Williams Named Kia Eastern Conference Rookie of the Month .
  5. Carter-Williams, Burke honored as January's top rookies ( Memento of February 6, 2014 in the Internet Archive ).
  6. Carter-Williams, Dieng named March's top rookies .
  7. Carter-Williams and Jazz's Burke named April's top rookies .
  8. ^ Magic at 76ers Game Story ( Memento December 7, 2013 in the Internet Archive ).
  9. 76ers at Knicks Game Story .
  10. Philadelphia's Michael Carter-Williams named 2013-14 Kia ​​NBA Rookie of the Year ( Memento from May 9, 2014 in the Internet Archive ).
  11. Michael Carter-Williams leads 2013-2014 NBA All-Rookie Team selections ( Memento from May 22, 2014 in the Internet Archive ).
  12. ^ Bulls acquire Michael Carter-Williams for Tony Snell
  13. | MCW new contract , spotrac.com; Accessed July 2, 2017
  14. https://bleacherreport.com/articles/2784041-report-michael-carter-williams-rockets-agree-to-1-year-minimum-contract , Michael Carter-Williams, Rockets Agree to 1-Year Minimum Contract, accessed on July 25, 2018