Howard Carter (basketball)

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Howard Carter
Personal information
Born (1961-10-26) October 26, 1961 (age 57)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
NationalityAmerican / French
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High schoolRedemptorist (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
CollegeLSU (1979–1983)
NBA draft1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career1983–1999
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1983–1984Denver Nuggets
1984Dallas Mavericks
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (1982)
  • 2× Second-team All-SEC (1981, 1983)
Stats at

Howard O'Neal Carter (born October 26, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball player.

Howard "Hi-C" Carter basketball played for the LSU Tigers from 1980 to 1983, and played in the 1981 Final Four. While at LSU, Carter was named Second Team All-American in 1982 and in 1983.[1]

Howard was selected 15th overall out of Louisiana State University in the 1983 NBA Draft by the Denver Nuggets, with whom he played only one season, averaging 6.2 points.

His brief NBA career ended with the Dallas Mavericks in 1984–85. He then went on to play nearly a decade in France, eventually taking out French citizenship and playing on the French national team.[2] Carter finished his playing career in Greece.[2]

His son, Cameron Carter-Vickers, is currently a soccer player for Swansea City. He also represents the United States internationally.


  1. ^ [1], accessed October 16, 2008.
  2. ^ a b [2], accessed June 10, 2007.

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