James Carter (basketball)

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James Carter
Personal information
Born (1964-03-27) March 27, 1964 (age 51)
New York City, New York
Nationality Puerto Rican
Listed height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Listed weight 182 lb (83 kg)
Career information
College St. Thomas Aquinas
Pro career 1987–2006
Position Point guard
Career history
1987–2001 Brujos de Guayama
2001 Indios de Mayagüez
2002–2003 Criollos de Caguas
2004 Capitanes de Arecibo
2005 Maratonistas de Coamo
2006 Brujos de Guayama

James Raymond Carter Gaudino (born March 27, 1964) is a retired Puerto Rican basketball player. Carter spent most of his career as a point guard for the Brujos de Guayama of the Baloncesto Superior Nacional (BSN). During his 20 year career, he also played for the Indios de Mayagüez, Criollos de Caguas, Maratonistas de Coamo, and Capitanes de Arecibo.

Carter led the Brujos de Guayama to the Finals twice in his career (1991 and 1994), losing to the Atléticos de San Germán on both occasions. Carter is currently the leader on assists of all-time in the league.[1]

Carter also played for the Puerto Rico National Basketball Team and was one of the members of the team that won the gold medal at the 1994 Goodwill Games in St. Petersburg, Russia.

James has a brother called B.J. Carter who also played at the BSN.

Carter was selected as one of the league's best players of the 1990s, along with Eddie Casiano, Javier "Toñito" Colón, Edgar León and José "Piculín" Ortiz.[2]

After retiring, Carter has participated in several charity tournaments with other players and celebrities.[3][4]


  1. ^ Líderes de Estadísticas en Baloncesto Superior Nacional on BSNPR.com
  2. ^ Escogen a los mejores jugadores del baloncesto on NoticiasOnline; Associated Press
  3. ^ Juntos para ayudar on El Nuevo Día; Santiago, Liz Sandra (May 22, 2011)
  4. ^ Cuarta Copa de Veteranos en Kissimmee on BSNPR.com (September 11, 2007)

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