Carlton Myers

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 senior Italian National Team in 1999.

Carlton Myers
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Myers in 2000
Personal information
Born (1971-03-30) 30 March 1971 (age 49)
London, England
NationalityItalian / British
Listed height6 ft 3.75 in (1.92 m)
Listed weight200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1993 / Undrafted
Playing career1988–2012
PositionShooting guard
Career history
1988–1992Basket Rimini
1992–1994Victoria Libertas Pesaro
1994–1995Basket Rimini
1995–2001Fortitudo Bologna
2001–2004Virtus Roma
2004–2005Montepaschi Siena
2005Valladolid
2005–2009Victoria Libertas Pesaro
2009–2010Basket Rimini
2012San Patrignano
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

During his years in Fortitudo Bologna, Myers became the great rival of another European superstar, Saša Danilović, the leader of Virtus Bologna, the other basketball team in the city. The duels and the rivalry between Myers and Danilović, are a legendary part of Italian basketball history.

National team careerEdit

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,[1] where he also had the honour of being his country's flag-bearer, at the opening ceremony.

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit

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National teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

  Media related to Carlton Myers at Wikimedia Commons