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Encyclopedia > Matt Carroll (basketball)
Matt Carroll
Position Shooting guard
Height ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight 212 lb (96 kg)
Team Charlotte Bobcats
Nationality Flag of United States United States
Born August 28, 1980
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
College University of Notre Dame
Draft Undrafted
Pro career 2003 – present
Former teams Portland Trail Blazers (2003-2004)
San Antonio Spurs (2004)

Matthew Carroll (born August 28, 1980 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is a professional basketball player for the Charlotte Bobcats in the NBA. Shooting guard (SG), also known as “two guard” or “off guard”,[1] is one of five traditional positions on a basketball team. ... A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of and actually connecting to South Bend, Indiana, United States. ... The Portland Trail Blazers, or Blazers, are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Nickname: Steel City, Iron City, City of Champions, City of Bridges, City of Colleges, P-Burgh, The Burgh Motto: Benigno Numine Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Allegheny County Founded 1758 Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area    - City 151. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Sara Giauro shoots a three-point shot, FIBA Europe Cup for Women Finals 2005. ... The Charlotte Bobcats are a professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. They play in the Southeast Division, created because of the teams entry, of the Eastern Conference in the National Basketball Association. ... The National Basketball Association (NBA) is the worlds premier mens professional basketball league and one of the four major professional sports leagues of North America. ...


Carroll is 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) tall and weighs 212 lb (96 kg). He played high school basketball at Hatboro-Horsham High School in Horsham, Pennsylvania under coach Walt Ostrowski. He played college basketball at the University of Notre Dame. A foot (plural: feet) is a non-SI unit of distance or length, measuring around a third of a metre. ... An inch (plural: inches; symbol or abbreviation: in or, sometimes, ″ - a double prime) is the name of a unit of length in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre, or meter (U.S.), is a measure of length. ... The pound is the name of a number of units of mass, all in the range of 300 to 600 grams. ... The U.S. National Prototype Kilogram, which currently serves as the primary standard for measuring mass in the U.S. It was assigned to the United States in 1889 and is periodically recertified and traceable to the primary international standard, The Kilogram, held at the Bureau International des Poids et... Horsham is a census-designated place located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. ... Official language(s) None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... College basketball most often refers to the American basketball competitive governance structure established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association, or NCAA. // The game of basketball was devised by Dr. James Naismith 1891. ... The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of and actually connecting to South Bend, Indiana, United States. ...


His brother, Pat, starred at St. Joseph's University. His grandfather, legendary Pennsylvania high school coach Don Graham began Carroll Camps, a basketball camp run by the Carroll brothers to teach the fundamentals of basketball, specifically shooting. Pat Carroll (born September 10, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player. ... Saint Josephs University is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

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Hatboro-Horsham

At Hatboro-Horsham High School, Carroll averaged 26.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and four assists per game as a senior shooting guard. He recorded even more rebounds and assists his first three seasons, when he started at point guard for the Hatters. Hatboro-Horsham High School is a public high school, containing grades 9 - 12, located in Horsham, Pennsylvania, only 30 minutes outside of Philadelphia. ...


At the end of high school, Carroll ranked second in scoring in the history of southeastern Pennsylvania, trailing only current Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant. Carroll surpassed Bryant by becoming the only Pennsylvania player to be named Mr. Basketball twice. Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American All-Star shooting guard in the National Basketball Association who plays for the Los Angeles Lakers. ...


Basketball gurus around the nation noticed, as they selected Carroll for the United States Junior National Team not once, but twice. That selection teamed Carroll up with players such as the Orlando Magic's Michael Miller, Stanford's Casey Jacobsen and Arizona's Michael Wright to compete in the Dominican Republic in 1998 and Portugal in 1999.


In addition to the U.S. Junior National Team, Carroll made it onto the roster for prep all-star games such as the Magic Johnson Roundball Classic, where he finally had the chance to play for his grandfather, and the Capital Classic in Washington, D.C.. Nickname: DC, The District Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: Federal District District of Columbia Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D) City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack Evans...


He was recruited by coach John MacLeod, played for Matt Doherty as a freshman and played the rest of college career for former Delaware coach Mike Brey. John Matthew MacLeod (born October 3, 1937 in New Albany, Indiana) is a former basketball coach in the National Basketball Association. ... Matt Doherty (born February 25, 1962) is a college basketball coach. ... Mike Brey (March 22, 1959 – ) is a collegiate basketball coach. ...


Notre Dame

Carroll played in 133 games over his four-year career at the University of Notre Dame and averaged 13.9 points, 4.3 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 0.9 steals. He finished sixth on Notre Dame’s all-time leading scoring list with 1,850 points. The University of Notre Dame IPA: is a private, coeducational, Roman Catholic university located in Notre Dame, Indiana, immediately northeast of and actually connecting to South Bend, Indiana, United States. ...


Carroll also ranks as Notre Dame's all-time leader in three-point field goals made (301), three-point field goals attempted (762), games played (133), games started (125) and second in free throw percentage (.825)… Scored in double-figures in 96 of 133 career games. He was named All-American Honorable Mention by the Associated Press and All-Big East First Team as a senior.


New York Knicks

Carroll signed with the New York Knicks as a free agent and played in their summer league. He spent the 2003-04 training camp with New York and was one of the Knicks’ final cuts. The New York Knicks, short for Knickerbockers, are a professional basketball team based in New York City. ...


Portland Trail Blazers

Carroll signed with the Portland Trail Blazers as a free agent on November 7, 2003 and appeared in 13 games for Portland during the 2003-04 season and averaged 1.0 points. He was released by the Trail Blazers on January 7, 2004. The Portland Trail Blazers, or Blazers, are a professional basketball team based in Portland, Oregon. ... November 7 is the 311th day of the year (312th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 54 days remaining. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 is the seventh day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Roanoke Dazzle

After being cut by the Blazers in the 2003-04 season, Carroll signed with the Roanoke Dazzle of the NBA Development League (NBDL). He played 11 games with the Dazzle before signing with the Spurs. Carroll scored 15.5 points and registered 2.8 rebounds a game. The Roanoke Dazzle are a NBA Development League team based in Roanoke, Virginia . ... The National Basketball Association Development League, more commonly known as the NBA Development League, NBA D-League, or just D-League, is the NBAs officially sponsored and operated developmental basketball organization. ...


Carroll re-signed with the Roanoke Dazzle on Dec. 11 where he excelled - being named 2004-05 NBDL Most Valuable Player. He led all scorers in the NBDL with 20.1 points in 24 games. He also averaged 2.8 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 1.1 steals in 31.7 minutes. Connected on .503 from the field (177-352) and .605 from the three-point line (23-28). Carroll scored an NBDL season-high 43 points against the Florida Flame on Feb. 9 and was named NBDL Player of the Month in January after averaging 22.3 points. After January 1, Carroll led Roanoke to a 14-4 record and first place in the NBDL. January 1 is the first day of the calendar year in both the Julian and Gregorian calendars. ...


San Antonio Spurs

Carroll signed with the San Antonio Spurs as a free agent on March 8, 2004 for the remainder of the season. He appeared in three games for San Antonio during the 2003-04 season and averaged 2.0 points. The San Antonio Spurs are an American professional basketball team based in San Antonio, Texas. ... March 8 is the 67th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (68th in leap years). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Golden State Warriors

Carroll played in the 2004 Summer League for the Golden State Warriors. He appeared in six games for Golden State during the preseason and averaged 2.8 points and 1.0 rebounds before being released prior to the regular season. The Golden State Warriors are a professional basketball team based in Oakland, California, United States. ...


Charlotte Bobcats

2004-2005 NBA season

Carroll signed with the expansion Charlotte Bobcats on February 23, 2005 and appeared in 25 games and averaged 9.0 points and 2.4 rebounds in 17.2 minutes. In his first season with the Bobcats, Matt reached double-figure scoring 12 times and scored a career-high 22 points at Washington on April 17. He also posted six consecutive games with 10-plus points from April 5-16. February 23 is the 54th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


2005-2006 NBA season

Carroll became a free agent in the summer of 2005 and was resigned by the Bobcats. He played in all but four of the Bobcats games in 05-06, averaging 7.6 pts & 2 rebounds in a little 16 minutes per game. The team is likely to pick up his team option for the 2006-07 season.


Miscellaneous

  • Brother Pat was Atlantic 10 Co-player of the Year in 2004-2005 as a senior on the Saint Joseph’s University basketball team under coach Phil Martelli.
  • Father John played football at Penn State University.
  • Grandfather coached basketball at Pittsburgh's North Catholic High School and is the winningest coach in Pennsylvania history.
  • Majored in marketing at the University of Notre Dame
  • Was a member of the United States Junior National Team during the summers of 1998 and 1999 : Helped that team to the silver medal at the FIBA World Championship in the summer of 1999
  • Played high school basketball at Hatboro-Horsham High School in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Played against former Plymouth Whitemarsh & fellow NBA player John Salmons.
  • The only player in the history of Pennsylvania high school basketball to win Associated Press Player of the Year honors twice
  • Scored 2,667 career points in high school while trailing only Kobe Bryant among the career scoring leaders in southeastern Pennsylvania.
  • Married high school sweetheart Melanie Ford and resides in the Charlotte area.

The Atlantic 10 Conference (A10) is a college athletic conference which operates mostly in the eastern United States; it also has two member schools in Ohio. ... Saint Josephs University is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Phil Martelli is the current basketball coach of the Saint Josephs University Hawks and maintains an impressive resume. ... The Pennsylvania State University The Pennsylvania State University (commonly known as Penn State) is a state-related land-grant university in Pennsylvania, with over 80,000 students at 24 campuses throughout the state. ... John Rashall Salmons (born December 12, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the NBA. // Salmons was a member of a Pennsylvania high school state championship team while at Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School in 1997. ...

External links

  • NBA.com Profile - Matt Carroll
  • Carroll Camps
  • Carroll carves own mark into family game
  • Renewing a great rivalry
  • Carroll wild about Bobcats
  • Carroll becomes Bobats' go-to guy
Preceded by
Tierre Brown
NBA Development League Most Valuable Player
2004–2005
Succeeded by
Marcus Fizer

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