Carlton Myers

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Carlton Myers
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Personal information
Born (1971-03-30) 30 March 1971 (age 45)
London, England
Nationality Italian / British
Listed height 6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1988–2010
Position Shooting guard
Career history
1988–1992 Basket Rimini
1992–1994 Victoria Libertas Pesaro
1994–1995 Basket Rimini
1995–2001 Fortitudo Bologna
2001–2004 Virtus Roma
2004–2005 Montepaschi Siena
2005 Valladolid
2005–2009 Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2009–2010 Basket Rimini Crabs
Career highlights and awards

Carlton Ettore Francesco Myers (born 30 March 1971) is a retired Italian professional basketball player that played in the Italian league and the Euroleague. Myers was initially raised in the United Kingdom. One of the best European shooting guards of his generation, he won a Eurobasket title with the Italian National Team in 1999.

Club career[edit]

During his years in Fortitudo Bologna, he became the great rival of another European superstar, Sasha Danilović, the leader of Virtus Bologna, the other basketball team in the city. The duels and the rivalry between Myers and Danilovć are a legendary part of Italian basketball history.

Italian national team[edit]

With the senior men's Italian National Team, Myers played in the 1997 and 1999 EuroBaskets, the 1998 FIBA World Championship, and in the 2000 Sydney Olympics, where he also had the honour of being his country's flag-bearer at the opening ceremony.

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Club career[edit]

Italian national team[edit]


External links[edit]

Media related to Carlton Myers at Wikimedia Commons

Summer Olympics
Preceded by
Giovanna Trillini
Italy Flag bearer for Italy
2000 Sydney
Succeeded by
Jury Chechi