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30 March 1971 |
|Nationality||Italian / British|
|Listed height||6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)|
|Listed weight||200 lb (91 kg)|
|1992–1994||Victoria Libertas Pesaro|
|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.
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.
National team career
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
- 2× Italian League MVP: 1994, 1997
- Euroleague Top Scorer: 1997
- Italian Cup Champion: Fortitudo Bologna: 1998
- Italian Cup: MVP: 1998
- Italian Supercup Champion: Fortitudo Bologna : 1998–99
- Italian League Champion: Fortitudo Bologna: 2000
- EuroBasket 1997: Silver: Italian national team
- EuroBasket 1999: Gold: Italian national team
- EuroBasket 1999: All-Tournament Team
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