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Carlos Boozer
PF/C - 6'9, 266lbs - 42 years old - 13 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2017 season
  • Birthdate: 11/20/1981
  • Drafted (NBA): 35th pick, 2002
  • Pre-draft team: Duke
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2002 NBA DraftNBADrafted 34th overall by Cleveland.
7th August, 2002NBASigned a guaranteed three year contract with Cleveland, for $425,000 in the first season and the following two years at the minimum salary. Included team option for 2004/05.
30th June, 2004NBACleveland declined 2004/05 team option.
14th July, 2004NBASigned a six year, $68 million offer sheet with Utah. Included player option for 2009/10.
29th July, 2004NBACleveland decined to match Utah's offer.
30th June, 2009NBAExercised 2009/10 player option.
8th July, 2010NBASigned and traded by Utah with a five year, $75 million contract, along with a 2011 second round pick (#43, Malcolm Lee), to Chicago in exchange for the draft rights to Mario Austin.
15th July, 2014NBAWaived by Chicago via the amnesty clause.
17th July, 2014NBAClaimed off amnesty waivers by L.A. Lakers, for $3.251 million of the outstanding $16.8 million.
30th July, 2016ChinaSigned a one year contract with Guangdong Tigers.
Career Moves
1999 - 2002Duke (NCAA)
June 2002 - July 2004Cleveland Cavaliers (NBA)
July 2004 - July 2010Utah Jazz (NBA)
July 2010 - July 2014Chicago Bulls (NBA)
July 2014 - June 2015L.A. Lakers (NBA)
July 2016 - June 2017Guangdong Tigers (China)
Articles about Carlos Boozer

February 15, 2012

As a paranoid man, I am well read in the ways of male pattern baldness. I’m not bald, but I will be, and it is not a comfortable admission. As a result, for some strange reason, I have taken to spotting the development of male pattern baldness in others, as something of a really horrible habit. This habit has been a particular magnetic draw in the case of Bulls forward Carlos Boozer, whose hair has had quite the week.

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June 9, 2011

In one of Keith Smart's better moves, Golden State triple-teamed Rose as soon as he got over halfcourt for an entire second of a regular season game, one which they ended up winning. You would think that in a league scouted as heavily as the NBA, coaches other than Eric Spoelstra would have known about the success of this strategy, and adopted it for themselves. But then, this is a league in which the Bulls spend $75 million on Carlos Boozer, and then discover that he missed upwards of 45 defensive rotations a game. Perhaps these things are known, yet are overlooked anyway.

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