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Encyclopedia > Carl Herrera

Carl Victor Herrera (born December 14, 1966 in Trinidad, Trinidad and Tobago) is a former NBA basketball player who was part of the Houston Rockets championship teams of the mid-1990s. December 14 is the 348th day of the year (349th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link goes to calendar) // Events January January 1 - In a coup, Colonel Jean-Bédel Bokassa ousts president David Dacko and takes over the Central African Republic. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005 Michael Jordan of the Chicago Bulls attempts to score. ... The Houston Rockets are a National Basketball Association team based in Houston, Texas. ...


Out of the University of Houston, Herrera was selected by the Miami Heat with the 30th pick in the 1990 NBA Draft, he began his rookie season in 1991 with the Rockets, where he played until 1995, when the Rockets swept the Orlando Magic in four games to win their second straight NBA Championship. After that he spent three seasons with the San Antonio Spurs, before splitting the final year of his NBA career, the lockout-shortened 1999 season, with the Vancouver Grizzlies and the Denver Nuggets. Partial view of the University of Houston campus looking northwest to Downtown Houston Motto Founded 1927 School type Flagship State University President Jay Gogue, Ph. ... The Miami Heat (or the Miami HEAT as the name is officially rendered) are a National Basketball Association team based in Miami, Florida, USA. // Rothstein years In 1987, after some influence from Billy Cunningham, the NBA voted to expand itself by adding four new teams. ... 1990 NBA Draft - 27 June 1990 - New York City, New York Derrick Coleman 1. ... Sweep may be any of the following: Look up Sweep on Wiktionary, the free dictionary An very long oar used for guiding bateaus and like boats. ... The Orlando Magic is a National Basketball Association team based in Orlando, Florida. ... The NBA Finals is the championship series of the National Basketball Association, played under a best-of-seven playoff format. ... The San Antonio Spurs are a National Basketball Association team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... A lockout is a work stoppage in which an employer prevents employees from working. ... The Memphis Grizzlies are a National Basketball Association team based in Memphis, Tennessee. ... The Denver Nuggets are a National Basketball Association team based in Denver, Colorado. ...


After wrapping up his NBA career, he joined the Venezuelan basketball league. He has two children, Shaya and Sarah.


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NBA.com: Carl Herrera Bio (1781 words)
Herrera proved to be a valuable pickup in his second season with the Spurs as injuries depleted San Antonio's frontcourt.
Herrera rejoined the squad on March 12 but was unable to stay healthy enough to participate in the postseason.
Herrera missed 35 games in his rookie season because of injury or illness, but when healthy he averaged 4.4 points and 2.3 rebounds.
InterBasket - Carl Herrera, Venezuela -- Houston Rockets (828 words)
The first and only NBA player from Venezuela, Carl Herrera is a hard-working power forward who contributed to the Houston Rockets' 1994 championship run and also was a member of the 1995 title-winning team.
He led this same league in blocks in 1986, 1987 and 1989, in rebounds in 1989 and 1990, in field goals in 1985, 1986 and 1988, besides being named the Most Valuable Player in the Season of 1990 in which won the Championship with Bravos de Portuguesa.
Herrera didn't join the Rockets immediately, instead spending one season in Spain before entering the NBA in 1991-92.
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