(born August 28, 1980) is an American
player for the Charlotte Bobcats
in the NBA
Carroll is tall and weighs . He played high school basketball at Hatboro-Horsham High School
, Pennsylvania under coach Walt Ostrowski. He played college basketball
at the University of Notre Dame
His brother, Pat
, starred at Saint Joseph's University
. His grandfather, legendary Pennsylvania high school coach Don Graham began Carroll Camps, a basketball camp run by the brothers to teach the fundamentals of basketball, specifically shooting.
At Hatboro-Horsham High School
, Carroll averaged 26.5 points, 7.3 rebounds and four assists per game as a senior shooting guard. He recorded even more rebounds and assists his first three seasons, when he started at point guard for the Hatters.
At the end of high school, Carroll ranked second in scoring in the history of southeastern Pennsylvania, trailing only current Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant
. Carroll surpassed Bryant by becoming the only Pennsylvania player to be named Mr. Basketball twice.
Basketball gurus around the nation noticed, as they selected Carroll for the United States Junior National Team not once, but twice. That selection teamed Carroll up with players such as the Orlando Magic's Michael Miller, Stanford's Casey Jacobsen
and Arizona's Michael Wright to compete in the Dominican Republic
in 1998 and Portugal
In addition to the U.S. junior national team, Carroll... Read More