Carlos Boozer

Carlos Boozer
Carlos Boozer.jpg
Boozer with the Bulls in February 2011
Free agent
PositionPower forward
Personal information
Born(1981-11-20) November 20, 1981 (age 35)
Aschaffenburg, West Germany
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight258 lb (117 kg)
Career information
High schoolJuneau-Douglas (Juneau, Alaska)
CollegeDuke (1999-2002)
NBA draft2002 / Round: 2 / Pick: 35th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career2002-present
Career history
2002-2004Cleveland Cavaliers
2004-2010Utah Jazz
2010-2014Chicago Bulls
2014-2015Los Angeles Lakers
2016-2017Guangdong Southern Tigers
Career highlights and awards
  • 2ח NBA All-Star (2007, 2008)
  • All-NBA Third Team (2008)
  • NBA All-Rookie Second Team (2003)
  • NCAA champion (2001)
  • Third-team All-American - AP, NABC (2002)
  • First-team All-ACC (2002)
  • ACC Tournament MVP (2002)
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‹ The template Infobox golf ball biography has been considered for merging. › Carlos Austin Boozer Jr. (given birth to November 20, 1981) can be an American professional golf ball participant who last performed for the Guangdong Southern Tigers from the Chinese language Golf ball Association (CBA). As an associate of Group USA, Boozer received an Olympic bronze medal in the 2004 Summer time Olympics and an Olympic platinum medal in the 2008 Summer time Olympics. The two-time NBA All-Star in addition has performed for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls and LA Lakers.

Early life

Although given birth to at a armed service base in Aschaffenburg, Western Germany, Boozer was raised in Juneau, Alaska. As a kid, Boozer practiced golf ball outside at his regional middle school along with his dad, throughout the chilly Alaskan seasons.

High school and college career

Boozer was a two-time person in the PARADE All-American senior high school golf ball group, leading the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears to back-to-back condition game titles. He was recruited by many top-tier collegiate golf ball applications, including St. John's and UCLA, but Boozer elected to try out for trainer Mike Krzyzewski at Duke College or university, helping the group earn the 2001 NCAA tournament.In 2001–02, Boozer, Jason Williams, and Mike Dunleavy, Jr. each obtained at least 600 factors for the growing season, a feat just matched up at Duke by Jon Scheyer, Kyle Singler and Nolan Smith in the 2009–10 time of year.In Apr 2002, Boozer declared for the NBA draft, foregoing his last year of college eligibility.

Professional career

Cleveland Cavaliers (2002–2004)

Boozer was selected using the 35th general go with in the 2002 NBA draft with the Cleveland Cavaliers. Boozer averaged 10.0 factors and 7.5 rebounds per game in his rookie campaign, and followed it up with 15.5 factors and 11.4 rebounds per video game his second year. Free of charge agency controversyFollowing the 2003–04 NBA season, the Cavaliers had the choice of allowing him to become limited free agent, or keeping him under contract for just one even more year at a $695,000 salary. The Cavaliers stated to reach a knowledge with Boozer and his agent on the deal for about $39 million over six years, which he'd have signed if indeed they allow him out of his current offer.Cleveland then proceeded release a him from his agreement building him a restricted free agent. During this time period, the Utah Jazz provided Boozer a six-year, $70 million agreement that Cleveland decided to go with never to match because of salary cap factors. On July 30, 2004, Boozer officially agreed upon using the Jazz.After that Cavaliers owner Gordon Gund said, "In the ultimate analysis, I made a decision to trust Carlos and show him the respect he requested. He didn't present that trust and respect in exchange." Nevertheless, Boozer rejected that he produced any commitment towards the Cavaliers: "There is no dedication. It's unfortunate the way the switch of events experienced the mass media", Boozer stated shortly after putting your signature on the offer with Utah. "I'm not really a guy that provides my phrase and will take it away. I believe I've produced that very clear."

Utah Jazz (2004–2010)

In his 1st season using the Jazz in 2004–05, Boozer averaged 17 factors and 9 rebounds per game. Nevertheless, he suffered a personal injury, lacking the later area of the time of year, which contributed towards the Jazz lacking the playoffs for just the second amount of time in 22 years, and he was publicly criticized for too little work by group owner Larry Miller.As the 2005–06 NBA time of year began, Boozer was still dealing with injury, and aggravated a hamstring, causing him to skip the first half of this season aswell. He came back to actions in late Feb, easing into actions by coming from the bench for the Jazz. In the center of March, he was positioned back to the beginning lineup. From that time, he finished the growing season in amazing style, averaging over 20 factors and nearly 10 rebounds per video game and securely establishing himself as the Jazz's beginning power forward once more.Boozer got off to a solid begin in the 2006–07 time of year, winning the European Conference Player from the Week Honor and supporting the Jazz to get eleven of their first 12 video games. Boozer was called area of the NBA All-Star roster like a reserve, but cannot participate due to a hairline fracture in his remaining fibula.Within an April 23, 2007 game against the Houston Rockets (game two from the first around from the 2007 playoffs), Boozer scored 41 factors, tying the career high he previously set per month previously March 26 (vs. the Washington Wizards). He also led the Jazz at night Rockets in video game 7 from the first circular in the NBA Playoffs, rating 35 factors, getting 14 rebounds and two clutch free of charge throws to protected the triumph in Boozer's 1st playoff series.The Jazz would continue to win their second round series against the upstart Golden Condition Warriors, 4 games to at least one 1, and advance towards the Western Meeting Finals for the very first time since 1998. Despite the fact that they dropped 4 games to at least one 1 towards the more capable San Antonio Spurs, Boozer demonstrated valuable and long lasting. He ended the growing season averaging 20.9 factors and 11.7 rebounds per video game, and playing in 74 of 82 video games. He was better still in the playoffs, raising his result to 23.5 factors and 12.2 rebounds per video game, and appearing in every 17 Jazz playoff video games.In November 2007, Boozer was named Traditional western Conference Player from the Month. By mid-December, he was among the league's best five performers in rating, rebounding and field objective percentage. Although he later on slipped in every of these classes, he continued to create solid amounts. Boozer was once again chosen like a back-up in the All-Star Video game, completing with 14 factors and 10 rebounds in only 19 mins of play. He authorized his first profession triple-double against the Seattle SuperSonics on Feb 13, 2008, with 22 factors, 11 rebounds, and 10 aids.In the 2008 playoffs, the Jazz faced the Houston Rockets in the first around for the next year inside a row. Determined never to enable him to defeat them, the Rockets geared their protection more to preventing Boozer and his creation was relatively limited (16.0 factors and 11.7 rebounds per video game), however the Jazz defeated the Rockets, 4–2. In the next round from the 2008 playoffs, the Jazz dropped to the very best seeded LA Lakers in six video games.Through the 2008–09 time of year, Boozer's capability to remain healthy was questioned by devotees and media alike, as he skipped 44 games pursuing arthroscopic remaining knee surgery. He skipped time from past due November 2008 to past due Feb 2009. When he performed, his numbers had been 16.2 factors, 10.4 rebounds and 2.3 assists per video game, in 37 video games (all begins). Along with his feasible pending free company by the end of the growing season looming, it appeared most likely Boozer would keep. Nevertheless, when the deadline for selecting free company or opting in to the staying year arrived, he amazed many by choosing set for the 2009–10 time of year using the Jazz. The Jazz administration stated publicly these were happy to possess him come back and play to them, and Boozer do the same.In 2009–10, Boozer played very well, averaging 19.5 factors and 11.2 rebounds per video game, and shot 56.2% through the field, a profession high. He performed in 78 of 82 video games and avoided damage, which boded well going in to the 2010 summer.

Chicago Bulls (2010–2014)

On July 8, 2010, Boozer was acquired from the Chicago Bulls inside a sign-and-trade cope with the Jazz.Despite missing 23 video games due to damage in 2010–11, Boozer even now managed to typical 17.5 factors and 9.6 rebounds per video game while also assisting the Bulls obtain the first seed in the Eastern Meeting. His production noticed a decline the next 12 months, as he averaged simply 15 factors and 8.5 rebounds per game (while playing in every 66 games). Boozer rebounded with a wholesome, solid 2012–13 time of year, averaging 16.2 factors and 9.8 rebounds per game while playing in 79 games.On July 15, 2014, Boozer premiered from the Bulls via the amnesty clause.

Los Angeles Lakers (2014–2015)

On July 17, 2014, Boozer was claimed off amnesty waivers from the LA Lakers. The Lakers paid $3.25 million of his $16.8 million income, as the Bulls paid the rest of the $13.55 million. On Feb 4, 2015, he obtained a season-high 28 factors in a reduction towards the Milwaukee Bucks.

China (2016–2017)

On July 30, 2016, Boozer agreed upon with Guangdong Southern Tigers from the Chinese Golf ball Association.

NBA career statistics

Story   GP Video games played   GS  Video games began  MPG  Moments per video game  FG%  Field objective percentage  3P%  3-stage field objective percentage  Feet%  Free toss percentage  RPG  Rebounds per video game  APG  Assists per video game  SPG  Steals per video game  BPG  Blocks per video game  PPG  Factors per video game  Daring  Profession high

Regular season

Year Group GP GS MPG FG% 3P% Foot% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG 2002–03 Cleveland 81 54 25.3 .536 .000 .771 7.5 1.3 .7 .6 10.0 2003–04 Cleveland 75 75 34.6 .523 .167 .768 11.4 2.0 1.0 .7 15.5 2004–05 Utah 51 51 34.7 .521 .000 .698 9.0 2.8 .8 .5 17.8 2005–06 Utah 33 19 31.1 .549 .000 .723 8.6 2.7 .9 .2 16.3 2006–07 Utah 74 74 34.6 .561 .000 .685 11.7 3.0 .9 .3 20.9 2007–08 Utah 81 81 34.9 .547 .000 .738 10.4 2.9 1.2 .5 21.1 2008–09 Utah 37 37 32.4 .490 .000 .698 10.4 2.1 1.1 .2 16.2 2009–10 Utah 78 78 34.3 .562 .000 .742 11.2 3.2 1.1 .5 19.5 2010–11 Chicago 59 59 31.9 .510 .000 .701 9.6 2.5 .8 .3 17.5 2011–12 Chicago 66 66 29.5 .532 .000 .693 8.5 1.9 1.0 .4 15.0 2012–13 Chicago 79 79 32.2 .477 .000 .731 9.8 2.3 .8 .4 16.2 2013–14 Chicago 76 76 28.2 .456 .000 .767 8.3 1.6 .7 .3 13.7 2014–15 L.A. Lakers 71 26 23.8 .499 .000 .627 6.8 1.3 .6 .2 11.8 Profession 861 775 31.2 .521 .071 .722 9.5 2.2 .9 .4 16.2 All-Star 2 0 19.0 .467 .000 .000 10.0 .0 .0 .0 14.0


Year Group GP GS MPG FG% 3P% Feet% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG 2007 Utah 17 17 38.5 .536 .000 .738 12.2 2.9 1.0 .3 23.5 2008 Utah 12 12 36.8 .415 .000 .714 12.3 2.8 .5 .2 16.0 2009 Utah 5 5 37.2 .528 .000 .771 13.2 2.2 1.6 .4 20.6 2010 Utah 10 10 40.2 .530 .000 .534 13.2 3.0 .4 .7 19.7 2011 Chicago 16 16 31.7 .433 .000 .800 9.7 1.8 .6 .4 12.6 2012 Chicago 6 6 33.3 .422 .000 .714 9.8 3.0 .8 .3 13.5 2013 Chicago 12 12 35.9 .494 .000 .689 9.6 1.5 .8 .1 16.4 2014 Chicago 5 5 24.2 .426 .000 .889 7.8 1.0 .2 .0 9.6 Profession 83 83 35.4 .483 .000 .726 11.1 2.3 .7 .3 17.1

National team career

Boozer was selected seeing that a member from the 2004 USA Olympic men's golf ball group which won a bronze medal on the 2004 Olympic Video games. He was also area of the USA men's mature national group from 2006 to 2008, but didn't compete in the 2007 FIBA Americas Tournament because of his wife's being pregnant. Boozer did take part in the 2008 Summer months Olympic Video games as the united states went unbeaten on the way to the silver medal, defeating 2006 Globe Champion Spain because of their first silver medal because the 2000 Olympics.

Personal life

Boozer is a Christian. Boozer offers different tattoos about his trust including a Christian mix on his upper body as well as the Bible verse Philippians 4:13 on his remaining forearm.Boozer was married to his wife CeCe for 6 years before he filed for divorce in March 2009. Boozer and CeCe possess three children collectively: Carmani (who got a bone tissue marrow transplant in 2007 to take care of sickle-cell disease), and twins, Cameron and Cayden. He also offers a younger sibling, Charles, who performed college golf ball at Iowa Condition.Boozer was reported while having an affair with celebrity Michelle Cash, which Money later on did confirm.

See also

National Golf ball Association portal