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Anthony Carter

Date of birth : 1975-06-16
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2022-02-21

Anthony Carter is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the New York Knicks.

Career history:

1999–2003 Miami Heat
2003–2004 San Antonio Spurs
2004–2006 Minnesota Timberwolves
2006–2011 Denver Nuggets
2011–present New York Knicks


2008-09 (Denver): Saw action in 78 games, starting five times … Averaged 5.3 ppg, 4.7 apg, 2.6 rpg and 1.23 spg in 22.9 mpg … Scored in double figures 12 times, including one game of 20 points … Had six double-digit assist efforts – all but one of which came in a reserve role … Led the Nuggets in assists in 21 games and in scoring once … One of the most efficient players in the NBA, he ranked ninth in both assists per 48 minutes (9.8) and steals per 48 minutes (2.58) … Tied for 25th in steals per game and tied for 30th in assists per game … Had the highest assist average for any player in the NBA averaging fewer than 27.0 mpg … Registered a season-high 13 assists vs. Golden State on 3/28 … Corralled a career-high nine rebounds at Minnesota on 11/29 … Tallied 11 assists and a season-high five steals at Golden State on 11/5 … Scored a season-high 20 points (8-9 FG) vs. L.A. Lakers on 11/1 … Missed four games due to a left hip strain … 2007-08 (Denver): Appeared in 70 games, averaging career-highs in nearly every statistical category: points (7.8), assists (5.5), rebounds (2.9), steals (1.54), blocks (0.40), minutes (28.0), FG percentage (.458), 3FG percentage (.349) and FT percentage (.753) … Logged a career-high 1,960 minutes … Ranked 18th in the NBA in assists, 14th in steals and 12th in assist-to-turnover ratio (3.13-to-1) … Started the last 67 games … Recorded four double-doubles … Dished out 14 assists without scoring a single point at L.A. Lakers on 1/21, becoming the first NBA player to tally at least 14 assists while going scoreless in nearly 15 years … Made the game-winning 15-foot jumper with 0.8 seconds remaining in double-overtime vs. Houston on 12/20 … Missed the first 12 games of the season due to a 3rd metacarpal fracture in his right hand … 2006-07 (Italy then Denver): Signed with the Nuggets for the remainder of the season on 4/13 … Averaged 3.0 ppg, 5.5 apg and 1.5 rpg in two games … Was inactive for two games (4/13-4/14) … Averaged 4.0 ppg and 1.8 apg in four games with the Nuggets during the preseason before being waived on 10/20 … Played for Legea Scafati Basket in the Italian League.


Averaged 18.4 ppg, 7.0 apg and 4.5 rpg in two seasons at the University of Hawaii after playing his first two seasons at Saddleback Community College in California ... 1997-98: Averaged 18.2 ppg, 7.3 apg and 5.2 rpg ... Named Honorable Mention All-America by the Associated Press ... 1996-97: Averaged 18.7 ppg, 6.6 apg and 3.7 rpg ... Named to the WAC All-Newcomer and All-Defensive teams.


Has two sons, Joshua and Devin … Married the former Cassie Burns, 8/12/05 in Hawaii … Donated $100,000 to the University of Hawaii in February of 2002 to create the Anthony Carter Men's Basketball Scholarship Fund … National spokesperson for the "I Have a Dream" organization, which serves disadvantaged youths … Has donated $26,000 to “IHAD” the last two seasons after meeting certain statistical benchmarks for points, assists and steals … Was honored with the Nuggets’ 2008 Chopper Travaglini Award for outstanding community service … In the future, sees himself coaching youth basketball.

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