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Carlos Arroyo
PG - 6'2, 200lbs - 43 years old - 9 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2019 season
  • Birthdate: 07/30/1979
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2001
  • Pre-draft team: Florida International
  • Country: USA/Puerto Rico
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
Stats
Transactions
DateLeagueTransaction
April 2001Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Santurce (also played with them in the summers of 1998, 1999 and 2000).
19th April, 2001USBLDrafted 5th overall in the 2001 USBL Draft by Lakeland Blue Ducks.
29th September, 2001NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Toronto.
7th January, 2002NBAWaived by Toronto.
1st February, 2002SpainSigned a one month contract with Tau Vitoria.
6th March, 2002NBASigned a 10 day contract with Denver.
16th March, 2002NBASigned a second 10 day contract with Denver.
26th March, 2002NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season and through 2002/03 with Denver.
April 2002Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Santurce (while still under contract to Denver).
15th August, 2002NBAWaived by Denver.
13th September, 2002NBASigned a one year, $546,000 contract with Utah.
April 2003Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Santurce (while still under contract to Utah).
31st July, 2003NBARe-signed by Utah to a one year, $800,000 contract.
14th July, 2004NBARe-signed by Utah to a four year, $16 million contract.
21st January, 2005NBATraded by Utah to Detroit in exchange for Elden Campbell and a 2006 first round pick (#30, Joel Freeland).
15th February, 2006NBATraded by Detroit, along with Darko Milicic, to Orlando in exchange for Kelvin Cato and a 2007 first round pick (#15, Rodney Stuckey)
4th August, 2008IsraelSigned a three year contract with Maccabi Tel-Aviv. Included options to return to the NBA after each season.
15th June, 2009IsraelLeft Maccabi Tel-Aviv.
12th October, 2009NBASigned a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Miami.
22nd July, 2010NBARe-signed by Miami to a guaranteed one year minimum salary contract.
1st March, 2011NBAWaived by Miami.
6th March, 2011NBASigned a guaranteed minimum salary contract for the remainder of the season with Boston.
28th December, 2011TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Besiktas.
4th January, 2013TurkeySigned for the remainder of the season with Galatasaray.
11th July, 2013TurkeyRe-signed by Galatasaray to a one year contract. Included team option for 2014/15.
25th July, 2014TurkeyGalatasaray exercised 2014/15 team option.
1st March, 2015TurkeyLeft Galatasaray.
16th March, 2015Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Santurce.
24th July, 2015SpainSigned a one year contract with Barcelona.
15th December, 2016Puerto RicoSigned a one season contract with Leones de Ponce.
14th January, 2017Puerto RicoBought and founded the Fajardo team, for whom he will also play indefinitely (to join after completion of Liga Americanas season with Ponce).
Career Moves
1997 - 2001Florida International (NCAA)
April 2001 - June 2001Santurce (Puerto Rico)
July 2001Toronto Raptors (Summer League)
September 2001 - January 2002Toronto Raptors (NBA)
February 2002 - March 2002Tau Vitoria (Spain)
March 2002 - August 2002Denver Nuggets (NBA)
September 2002 - January 2005Utah Jazz (NBA)
January 2005 - February 2006Detroit Pistons (NBA)
February 2006 - July 2008Orlando Magic (NBA)
August 2008 - June 2009Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Israel)
October 2009 - March 2011Miami Heat (NBA)
March 2011 - June 2011Boston Celtics (NBA)
December 2011 - June 2012Besiktas (Turkey)
January 2013 - March 2015Galatasaray (Turkey)
March 2015 - July 2015Santurce (Puerto Rico)
July 2015 - June 2016Barcelona (Spain)
December 2016 - March 2017Ponce (Puerto Rico)
March 2017 - presentFajardo (Puerto Rico)
Articles about Carlos Arroyo

January 3, 2013

Carlos Arroyo – Out of the league for nearly two years, Arroyo is no less of an NBA player now than when he was in it. However, having declined steadily since 2005, his place within it was already tenuous. Arroyo is reportedly about to sign to Turkish team Galatasaray, where he’ll need to show improvement to be seriously considered in the NBA again.

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August 12, 2010

The other type of no-trade clause - the one made famous by Devean George - involves players on one year contracts who will have early or full Bird rights at the season's end are given the right to veto any trades that they may be in, so that they aren't powerless to prevent having their Bird rights taken away from them (which is what happens when such players are traded, for reasons I am not aware of.) The players who qualify for that criteria and thus yield that power are as follows;

1) Jason Collins (Atlanta)
2) Marquis Daniels (Boston)
3) Anthony Carter (Denver)
4) Rasual Butler and Craig Smith (L.A. Clippers)
5) Shannon Brown (L.A. Lakers; this can be avoided if he invokes his player option for next season concurrent to the trade.)
6) Jamaal Magloire and Carlos Arroyo (Miami)
7) Aaron Gray (New Orleans; same as Brown.)
8) Josh Howard (Washington)

Just because they have this power, it doesn't mean they will use it. Devean George did, but that was the exception; players last year who could have done but didn't include Nate Robinson and Royal Ivey. Nor did Aaron Gray, who has achieved the unusual feat of having the right to veto a trade in back to back seasons. It is, however, something to note.

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August 12, 2010

After the Jones buyout came their renouncements. With the team option on Mario Chalmers exercised, the team promptly renounced everyone other than Dwyane Wade [sic] and Joel Anthony. This meant that 10 free agents from the previous season were renounced; Jermaine O'Neal, Quentin Richardson, Udonis Haslem, Dorell Wright, Yakhouba Diawara, Rafer Alston, Carlos Arroyo, Jamaal Magloire, Shavlik Randolph and Kenny Hasbrouck. Some free agents from previous seasons were also still clogging up cap space; namely, Alonzo Mourning, Steve Smith, John Wallace, Wang Zhi Zhi, Gary Payton, Bimbo Coles, Christian Laettner, and Shandon Anderson. In total, before these renouncements took place, Miami's free agent cap holds amounted to a total of $88,184,132, $24,166,800 alone was for Jermaine O'Neal.

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