Wendell Carter, Jr.

Born Apr 16, 1999
Nationality United States United States

The American professional basketball player for the National Basketball Association’s Orlando Magic is Wendell Andre Carter Jr. He played Duke Blue Devils college basketball. As part of the 2017 cohort, Carter took part in the Pace Academy in Atlanta, Georgia. As an advantage, the average game was 21.3 points, 12.3 assists, and 4.1 blocks, guiding the Knights to a 27-3 record and a Georgia 6AA regional championship. He was also named Co-MVP, along with Jared Harper after the sophomore season, and won a 6 AA Year Player Georgia Region and second-team Atlanta Tipoff Club All Metro-honors, and he was named a co-MVP. His game is still going to be developed in the summer of 2015.

Carter won his second ACC weekly honor rookie on December 26, 2017. Carter scored 21 points in a win over Pittsburgh of 81–54 on January 20, 2018. On January 24, 2018, in 84–70 Wake Forest victories, Carter scored 23 points and 12 rebounds. In an 80-69 overall win over Georgia Tech on February 11, 2018, Carter tallied 19 points and ten rebounds. Carter averaged 13.1 and 9.1 rebounds during the season. Carter revealed that he intends to forgo his remaining three college eligibility seasons and declare the draft for the 2018 NBA after the losses of Duke at the 2018 NCAA MEN Basketball Tournament. Carter later named the two squads, All-ACC and All-Freshman.

Carter made the seventh general selection of the Chicago Bulls on June 21, 2018. Carter signed with the Bulls on July 3, 2018. On his debut in the NBA on October 18, he scored eight points and recorded three rebounds, three helpers, and an anti-Philadelphia 76 blocks Four days later, Carter registered rebounds and helped against Dallas Mavericks for higher careers. On October 31, 2018, in a 107-108 overtime loss, Carter gained 25 points, eight rebounds, five assists, three blocks, and three steals. On November 30, it will split with the loss to the Detroit Pistons of 28 points.

Carter was excluded with left thumb surgery for the rest of the season on March 24, 2019. In exchange for Nikola Vučević and Al-Farouq Aminu, Carter and Otto Porter had been traded to the Orlando Magic on March 25, 2021. Orlando also awarded two potential first-round picks.

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