Cartier Martin

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Cartier Martin
Cartier Martin Wizards.jpg
Martin with the Wizards in 2011
No. 35 – Detroit Pistons
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League NBA
Personal information
Born (1984-11-20) November 20, 1984 (age 30)
Crockett, Texas
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
High school Nimitz (Houston, Texas)
College Kansas State (2003–2007)
NBA draft 2007 / Undrafted
Pro career 2007–present
Career history
2007–2008 Antalya BB (Turkey)
2008–2009 Iowa Energy (D-League)
2009 Charlotte Bobcats
2009 Benetton Treviso (Italy)
2009–2010 Iowa Energy (D-League)
2010 Golden State Warriors
2010 Iowa Energy (D-League)
20102011 Washington Wizards
2011–2012 Jilin Northeast Tigers (China)
2012 Iowa Energy (D-League)
2012–2013 Washington Wizards
2013–2014 Atlanta Hawks
2014 Chicago Bulls
2014 Atlanta Hawks
2014–present Detroit Pistons

Cartier Alexander Martin (/kɑrˈt/; born November 20, 1984) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Detroit Pistons of the National Basketball Association (NBA).

College career[edit]

He spent his college career at Kansas State University and is one of the top all-time scoring leaders at the school. His first three seasons he was coached by Jim Wooldridge and his senior year he was coached by Bob Huggins.

Professional career[edit]

After his senior season, he entered the 2007 NBA Draft but went undrafted. In his first professional year, he went overseas to play for the Turkish Basketball League's Antalya Büyükşehir Belediyesi. After one season in Europe, he was selected in the first round (15th pick overall) of the 2008 NBA Development League Draft by the Iowa Energy.

On January 29, 2009, he was signed to a 10-day contract by the Charlotte Bobcats,[1] having averaged 20.6 points per game in 21 games with the Iowa Energy. He was named to the 2009 D-League All-Star Game, although he did not compete owing to his status with the Bobcats.

He was signed by the Bobcats to a second 10-day contract on February 8, and then signed for the rest of the season on February 18, 2009.[2]

In July 2009, he was signed by the Italian league outfit Benetton Treviso to a 2-year contract.[3] He returned to the Iowa Energy in December 2009.[4]

On January 10, 2010, Martin was signed to a 10-day contract by the Golden State Warriors.[5] After his second 10-day expired, he returned to the Iowa Energy of the NBA D-League.[6]

On March 30, 2010, Martin signed a 10-day contract with the Washington Wizards.[7] On April 9, 2010, he signed with the Wizards for the rest of their season.[8]

In August 2010, Martin was invited by the Wizards to their training camp for the 2010–11 season.[9] On April 6, 2011, he was waived by the Wizards.[10]

After playing in China, he returned to the Iowa Energy on March 4, 2012.[11] On March 28, 2012, he was signed by the Wizards on a 10-day contract.[12]

On July 12, 2012, Martin re-signed with the Wizards.[13]

On October 15, 2013, he signed with the Atlanta Hawks.[14] On January 7, 2014, he was waived by the Hawks. In 25 games, he averaged 6.6 points per game.[15] On January 10, 2014, he signed a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls.[16] On January 20, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Bulls.[17] He was subsequently not signed for the rest of season after his second 10-day contract expired.[18] On February 1, 2014, Martin signed a 10-day contract with the Atlanta Hawks.[19] On February 11, 2014, he signed a second 10-day contract with the Hawks.[20] On February 21, 2014, he signed with the Hawks for the rest of the season.[21]

On August 18, 2014, Martin signed with the Detroit Pistons.[22]

NBA career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2008–09 Charlotte 33 1 8.1 .364 .303 .800 1.0 .4 .2 .1 2.6
2009–10 Golden State 10 2 27.6 .364 .323 .762 4.7 .9 .8 .0 9.0
2009–10 Washington 8 0 14.3 .375 .389 .889 2.6 .9 .4 .1 6.4
2010–11 Washington 52 1 10.4 .390 .394 .700 1.4 .3 .3 .1 4.0
2011–12 Washington 17 2 23.0 .440 .387 .579 3.4 .6 .6 .1 9.3
2012–13 Washington 41 3 16.9 .381 .397 .714 2.4 .5 .5 .1 6.6
2013–14 Atlanta 53 6 15.5 .414 .384 .754 2.0 .6 .5 .1 5.9
2013–14 Chicago 6 0 8.0 .625 .600 .500 .8 .3 .2 .0 2.5
Career 220 15 14.3 .397 .383 .729 2.0 .5 .4 .1 5.4

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2014 Atlanta 3 0 15.0 .667 .000 .000 3.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 4.0
Career 3 0 15.0 .667 .000 .000 3.0 0.0 2.0 0.0 4.0

Personal[edit]

In 2011, it was reported that Martin had lost $374,000 in a ponzi scheme.[23]

Awards[edit]

  • Big 12 Sixth Man of the Year: 2006–07
  • Second Team All-Big 12: 2005–06, 2006–07

References[edit]

External links[edit]