Matthew Carroll was born on August 28, 1980 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He plays shooting guard for the Charlotte Bobcats.
Matt is 6 ft 6 in tall and weighs 212 pounds.
High SchoolMatt attended Hatboro-Horsham High School in Horsham, Pennsylvania, where he played basketball under coach Walt Ostrowski.
CollegeMatt attended the University fo Notre Dame on a basketball scholarship.
Matt signed as a free agent with the New York Knicks, played in their summer league and was at their training camp at the beginning of the 2003-2004 seasn. However, he did not make the team’s final cut. He then signed with the Portland Trail Blazers, on November 7, 2003. He appeared in 13 games before being released on January 7, 2004. (After a brief stint with the Dazzle (see below) he signed with the San Antonio Spurs at the very end of the 2004 season, appearing in three games.
He then signed with the NBA Development League (NBDL)’s Roanoke Dazzle, where he played well over the course of two seasons. He then attended the Golden State Warrior’s summer camp, in the 2004-05 season, but was not offered a contract.
The Charlotte Bobcats signed Matt on February 23, 2005. He appeared in 25 games. He became a free agent at the end of the season, and resigned with the Bobcats. Two years later, in 2007, he resigned again.