(born September 10, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
) is an American
player. He is a shooting guard
who is a three-point
Carroll is 6'5" is tall and weighs 190 lbs. He played high school basketball at Hatboro-Horsham High School
under coach Walt Ostrowski. He played college basketball at the Saint Joseph's University
for Phil Martelli
and played with future National Basketball Association
players Jameer Nelson
, Delonte West
and Dwayne Jones
, being an integral part of Saint Joe's NCAA Championship run in the 2003-2004 season, his junior year.
He, with his brother, Matt
, who starred at the University of Notre Dame
and now plays for the NBA's Charlotte Bobcats
, and 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.
Like his brother, Carroll went undrafted out of college. He has been playing in Europe after going unsigned by an NBA team, having unsuccessful tries so far. After injuring his shoulder in a game in Italy in 2005, Carroll returned to the U.S. to undergo surgery and rehabilitate, missing the entire season.
On July 2, 2006, it was reported in The Philadelphia Inquirer
that the Houston Rockets
had invited Carroll to play on its summer league team in Las Vegas from July 6–14. On August 17, 2006, Carroll signed a contract with the Dallas Mavericks
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