Howard Carter (basketball)

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Howard Carter
Personal information
Born (1961-10-26) October 26, 1961 (age 55)
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Nationality American / French
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school Redemptorist (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
College LSU (1979–1983)
NBA draft 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 15th overall
Selected by the Denver Nuggets
Playing career 1983–1999
Position Shooting guard
Number 32
Career history
1983–1984 Denver Nuggets
1984 Dallas Mavericks
1985–1995 Pau-Orthez
1995–1996 Montpellier
1996–1999 Irakleio
Career highlights and awards
  • First-team All-SEC (1982)
  • 2× Second-team All-SEC (1981, 1983)
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Howard O'Neal "Hi-C" 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 in the academy of Tottenham Hotspur. 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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