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Butch Carter

Clarence Eugene Carter Jr.

Position: Shooting Guard and Small Forward ▪ Shoots: Right
Height: 6-5 ▪ Weight: 180 lbs.
Born: June 11, 1958 in Springfield, Ohio
High School: Middletown in Middletown, Ohio
College: Indiana University
Draft: Los Angeles Lakers, 2nd round (14th pick, 37th overall), 1980 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: October 12, 1980
As Coach: 3 Yrs, 73-92, .442 W-L% (Full Record)

Other SR Links: College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Totals

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 22 LAL NBA SF 54 672 114 247 .462 3 10 .300 111 237 .468 70 95 .737 34 31 65 52 23 1 50 99 301
1981-82 23 IND NBA SG 75 0 1035 188 402 .468 8 25 .320 180 377 .477 58 70 .829 30 49 79 60 34 11 54 110 442
1982-83 24 IND NBA SG 81 28 1716 354 706 .501 17 51 .333 337 655 .515 124 154 .805 62 88 150 194 78 13 118 207 849
1983-84 25 IND NBA SG 73 54 2045 413 862 .479 15 46 .326 398 816 .488 136 178 .764 70 83 153 206 128 13 141 211 977
1984-85 26 NYK NBA SG 69 11 1279 214 476 .450 11 43 .256 203 433 .469 109 134 .813 36 59 95 167 57 5 109 151 548
1985-86 27 TOT NBA SG 9 0 67 7 24 .292 0 1 .000 7 23 .304 6 7 .857 2 2 4 4 1 0 7 14 20
1985-86 27 NYK NBA SG 5 0 31 2 8 .250 0 1 .000 2 7 .286 1 1 1.000 2 1 3 3 1 0 6 6 5
1985-86 27 PHI NBA SG 4 0 36 5 16 .313 0 0 5 16 .313 5 6 .833 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8 15
Career NBA 361 93 6814 1290 2717 .475 54 176 .307 1236 2541 .486 503 638 .788 234 312 546 683 321 43 479 792 3137
3 seasons IND NBA 229 82 4796 955 1970 .485 40 122 .328 915 1848 .495 318 402 .791 162 220 382 460 240 37 313 528 2268
2 seasons NYK NBA 74 11 1310 216 484 .446 11 44 .250 205 440 .466 110 135 .815 38 60 98 170 58 5 115 157 553
1 season LAL NBA 54 672 114 247 .462 3 10 .300 111 237 .468 70 95 .737 34 31 65 52 23 1 50 99 301
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 36 5 16 .313 0 0 5 16 .313 5 6 .833 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8 15

Per Game

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 22 LAL NBA SF 54 12.4 2.1 4.6 .462 0.1 0.2 .300 2.1 4.4 .468 1.3 1.8 .737 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.9 1.8 5.6
1981-82 23 IND NBA SG 75 0 13.8 2.5 5.4 .468 0.1 0.3 .320 2.4 5.0 .477 0.8 0.9 .829 0.4 0.7 1.1 0.8 0.5 0.1 0.7 1.5 5.9
1982-83 24 IND NBA SG 81 28 21.2 4.4 8.7 .501 0.2 0.6 .333 4.2 8.1 .515 1.5 1.9 .805 0.8 1.1 1.9 2.4 1.0 0.2 1.5 2.6 10.5
1983-84 25 IND NBA SG 73 54 28.0 5.7 11.8 .479 0.2 0.6 .326 5.5 11.2 .488 1.9 2.4 .764 1.0 1.1 2.1 2.8 1.8 0.2 1.9 2.9 13.4
1984-85 26 NYK NBA SG 69 11 18.5 3.1 6.9 .450 0.2 0.6 .256 2.9 6.3 .469 1.6 1.9 .813 0.5 0.9 1.4 2.4 0.8 0.1 1.6 2.2 7.9
1985-86 27 TOT NBA SG 9 0 7.4 0.8 2.7 .292 0.0 0.1 .000 0.8 2.6 .304 0.7 0.8 .857 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.4 0.1 0.0 0.8 1.6 2.2
1985-86 27 NYK NBA SG 5 0 6.2 0.4 1.6 .250 0.0 0.2 .000 0.4 1.4 .286 0.2 0.2 1.000 0.4 0.2 0.6 0.6 0.2 0.0 1.2 1.2 1.0
1985-86 27 PHI NBA SG 4 0 9.0 1.3 4.0 .313 0.0 0.0 1.3 4.0 .313 1.3 1.5 .833 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.0 3.8
Career NBA 361 93 18.9 3.6 7.5 .475 0.1 0.5 .307 3.4 7.0 .486 1.4 1.8 .788 0.6 0.9 1.5 1.9 0.9 0.1 1.3 2.2 8.7
3 seasons IND NBA 229 82 20.9 4.2 8.6 .485 0.2 0.5 .328 4.0 8.1 .495 1.4 1.8 .791 0.7 1.0 1.7 2.0 1.0 0.2 1.4 2.3 9.9
2 seasons NYK NBA 74 11 17.7 2.9 6.5 .446 0.1 0.6 .250 2.8 5.9 .466 1.5 1.8 .815 0.5 0.8 1.3 2.3 0.8 0.1 1.6 2.1 7.5
1 season LAL NBA 54 12.4 2.1 4.6 .462 0.1 0.2 .300 2.1 4.4 .468 1.3 1.8 .737 0.6 0.6 1.2 1.0 0.4 0.0 0.9 1.8 5.6
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 9.0 1.3 4.0 .313 0.0 0.0 1.3 4.0 .313 1.3 1.5 .833 0.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 2.0 3.8

Per 36 Minutes

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 22 LAL NBA SF 54 672 6.1 13.2 .462 0.2 0.5 .300 5.9 12.7 .468 3.7 5.1 .737 1.8 1.7 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.1 2.7 5.3 16.1
1981-82 23 IND NBA SG 75 0 1035 6.5 14.0 .468 0.3 0.9 .320 6.3 13.1 .477 2.0 2.4 .829 1.0 1.7 2.7 2.1 1.2 0.4 1.9 3.8 15.4
1982-83 24 IND NBA SG 81 28 1716 7.4 14.8 .501 0.4 1.1 .333 7.1 13.7 .515 2.6 3.2 .805 1.3 1.8 3.1 4.1 1.6 0.3 2.5 4.3 17.8
1983-84 25 IND NBA SG 73 54 2045 7.3 15.2 .479 0.3 0.8 .326 7.0 14.4 .488 2.4 3.1 .764 1.2 1.5 2.7 3.6 2.3 0.2 2.5 3.7 17.2
1984-85 26 NYK NBA SG 69 11 1279 6.0 13.4 .450 0.3 1.2 .256 5.7 12.2 .469 3.1 3.8 .813 1.0 1.7 2.7 4.7 1.6 0.1 3.1 4.3 15.4
1985-86 27 TOT NBA SG 9 0 67 3.8 12.9 .292 0.0 0.5 .000 3.8 12.4 .304 3.2 3.8 .857 1.1 1.1 2.1 2.1 0.5 0.0 3.8 7.5 10.7
1985-86 27 NYK NBA SG 5 0 31 2.3 9.3 .250 0.0 1.2 .000 2.3 8.1 .286 1.2 1.2 1.000 2.3 1.2 3.5 3.5 1.2 0.0 7.0 7.0 5.8
1985-86 27 PHI NBA SG 4 0 36 5.0 16.0 .313 0.0 0.0 5.0 16.0 .313 5.0 6.0 .833 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 8.0 15.0
Career NBA 361 93 6814 6.8 14.4 .475 0.3 0.9 .307 6.5 13.4 .486 2.7 3.4 .788 1.2 1.6 2.9 3.6 1.7 0.2 2.5 4.2 16.6
3 seasons IND NBA 229 82 4796 7.2 14.8 .485 0.3 0.9 .328 6.9 13.9 .495 2.4 3.0 .791 1.2 1.7 2.9 3.5 1.8 0.3 2.3 4.0 17.0
2 seasons NYK NBA 74 11 1310 5.9 13.3 .446 0.3 1.2 .250 5.6 12.1 .466 3.0 3.7 .815 1.0 1.6 2.7 4.7 1.6 0.1 3.2 4.3 15.2
1 season LAL NBA 54 672 6.1 13.2 .462 0.2 0.5 .300 5.9 12.7 .468 3.7 5.1 .737 1.8 1.7 3.5 2.8 1.2 0.1 2.7 5.3 16.1
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 36 5.0 16.0 .313 0.0 0.0 5.0 16.0 .313 5.0 6.0 .833 0.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 0.0 0.0 1.0 8.0 15.0

Per 100 Poss

Per possession stats available as of 1973-74 season
Season Age Tm Lg Pos G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% 2P 2PA 2P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
1980-81 22 LAL NBA SF 54 672 7.9 17.2 .462 0.2 0.7 .300 7.7 16.5 .468 4.9 6.6 .737 2.4 2.2 4.5 3.6 1.6 0.1 3.5 6.9 20.9
1981-82 23 IND NBA SG 75 0 1035 8.8 18.9 .468 0.4 1.2 .320 8.5 17.7 .477 2.7 3.3 .829 1.4 2.3 3.7 2.8 1.6 0.5 2.5 5.2 20.8
1982-83 24 IND NBA SG 81 28 1716 9.5 19.0 .501 0.5 1.4 .333 9.1 17.6 .515 3.3 4.1 .805 1.7 2.4 4.0 5.2 2.1 0.3 3.2 5.6 22.9
1983-84 25 IND NBA SG 73 54 2045 9.5 19.8 .479 0.3 1.1 .326 9.1 18.8 .488 3.1 4.1 .764 1.6 1.9 3.5 4.7 2.9 0.3 3.2 4.8 22.5
1984-85 26 NYK NBA SG 69 11 1279 8.1 18.0 .450 0.4 1.6 .256 7.7 16.3 .469 4.1 5.1 .813 1.4 2.2 3.6 6.3 2.2 0.2 4.1 5.7 20.7
1985-86 27 TOT NBA SG 9 0 67 5.0 17.3 .292 0.0 0.7 .000 5.0 16.5 .304 4.3 5.0 .857 1.4 1.4 2.9 2.9 0.7 0.0 5.0 10.1 14.4
1985-86 27 NYK NBA SG 5 0 31 3.1 12.6 .250 0.0 1.6 .000 3.1 11.0 .286 1.6 1.6 1.000 3.1 1.6 4.7 4.7 1.6 0.0 9.4 9.4 7.9
1985-86 27 PHI NBA SG 4 0 36 6.6 21.2 .313 0.0 0.0 6.6 21.2 .313 6.6 8.0 .833 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 10.6 19.9
Career NBA 361 93 6814 8.9 18.8 .475 0.4 1.2 .307 8.6 17.6 .486 3.5 4.4 .788 1.6 2.2 3.8 4.7 2.2 0.3 3.3 5.5 21.8
3 seasons IND NBA 229 82 4796 9.4 19.3 .485 0.4 1.2 .328 9.0 18.1 .495 3.1 3.9 .791 1.6 2.2 3.7 4.5 2.4 0.4 3.1 5.2 22.2
2 seasons NYK NBA 74 11 1310 8.0 17.8 .446 0.4 1.6 .250 7.6 16.2 .466 4.1 5.0 .815 1.4 2.2 3.6 6.3 2.1 0.2 4.2 5.8 20.4
1 season LAL NBA 54 672 7.9 17.2 .462 0.2 0.7 .300 7.7 16.5 .468 4.9 6.6 .737 2.4 2.2 4.5 3.6 1.6 0.1 3.5 6.9 20.9
1 season PHI NBA 4 0 36 6.6 21.2 .313 0.0 0.0 6.6 21.2 .313 6.6 8.0 .833 0.0 1.3 1.3 1.3 0.0 0.0 1.3 10.6 19.9

Advanced

Season Age Tm Lg Pos G MP PER TS% eFG% FTr 3PAr ORB% DRB% TRB% AST% STL% BLK% TOV% USG% ORtg DRtg OWS DWS WS WS/48
1980-81 22 LAL NBA SF 54 672 10.7 .521 .468 .385 .040 5.8 4.7 5.2 9.9 1.6 0.1 14.8 20.2 103 108 0.5 0.5 0.9 .067
1981-82 23 IND NBA SG 75 1035 11.1 .511 .478 .174 .062 3.1 5.3 4.1 8.8 1.6 0.6 11.1 19.6 101 108 0.3 0.9 1.3 .059
1982-83 24 IND NBA SG 81 1716 14.9 .549 .513 .218 .072 3.7 5.8 4.7 15.5 2.1 0.4 13.2 20.4 109 111 2.6 0.5 3.0 .085
1983-84 25 IND NBA SG 73 2045 13.5 .520 .488 .206 .053 3.8 4.5 4.1 15.0 2.9 0.4 13.0 21.8 101 107 0.4 2.2 2.6 .061
1984-85 26 NYK NBA SG 69 1279 11.5 .512 .461 .282 .090 3.2 5.5 4.3 18.7 2.2 0.2 16.9 20.8 100 111 0.1 0.8 0.9 .032
1985-86 27 TOT NBA SG 9 67 -1.3 .369 .292 .292 .042 3.2 3.4 3.4 8.0 0.7 0.0 20.5 20.8 73 112 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.125
1985-86 27 NYK NBA SG 5 31 -5.4 .296 .250 .125 .125 7.0 3.8 5.5 12.8 1.6 0.0 41.6 19.5 51 109 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 -0.252
1985-86 27 PHI NBA SG 4 36 2.2 .402 .313 .375 .000 0.0 3.1 1.6 3.8 0.0 0.0 5.1 22.0 94 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.016
Career NBA 361 6814 12.7 .523 .485 .235 .065 3.7 5.1 4.4 14.3 2.2 0.4 13.8 20.8 103 109 3.7 4.8 8.5 .060
3 seasons IND NBA 229 4796 13.5 .528 .495 .204 .062 3.6 5.1 4.3 13.9 2.4 0.4 12.7 20.8 104 109 3.4 3.5 6.9 .069
2 seasons NYK NBA 74 1310 11.1 .509 .458 .279 .091 3.3 5.5 4.3 18.5 2.1 0.2 17.5 20.8 99 111 -0.1 0.8 0.7 .026
1 season LAL NBA 54 672 10.7 .521 .468 .385 .040 5.8 4.7 5.2 9.9 1.6 0.1 14.8 20.2 103 108 0.5 0.5 0.9 .067
1 season PHI NBA 4 36 2.2 .402 .313 .375 .000 0.0 3.1 1.6 3.8 0.0 0.0 5.1 22.0 94 114 0.0 0.0 0.0 -0.016

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2013-14)
Thru 6 Years Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6
Butch Carter 3.0 2.6 1.3 0.9 0.9 -0.2
Howard Eisley 89.2 3.0 2.9 1.3 1.2 1.0 -0.5
Shammond Williams 87.0 3.1 2.9 1.2 1.0 0.2 0.0
Wes Matthews 85.8 3.0 2.6 1.6 1.3 0.7 0.4
Chris Whitney 83.9 3.2 2.7 1.3 1.0 -0.2 -0.3
Bob Wilkerson 82.3 3.2 2.9 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.2
Greg Minor 82.2 3.0 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.6
Khalid Reeves 82.0 3.5 2.5 1.2 1.1 0.1 0.0
Rick Adelman 81.5 3.4 2.2 1.6 0.7 0.7 0.1
Al Ferrari 80.9 3.3 1.9 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.0
Larry Wright 79.5 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2 0.0
Career Win Shares (Best to Worst)
Player Sim 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Butch Carter 3.0 2.6 1.3 0.9 0.9 -0.2
Shammond Williams 87.9 3.1 2.9 1.2 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.0
Greg Minor 82.2 3.0 2.1 1.7 0.8 0.6
Khalid Reeves 82.0 3.5 2.5 1.2 1.1 0.1 0.0
Al Ferrari 80.9 3.3 1.9 1.4 1.4 0.9 0.0
Larry Wright 79.5 3.5 2.7 1.8 1.4 1.2 0.0
Bob Wilkerson 78.9 3.2 2.9 0.9 0.7 0.7 0.2 -0.3
Roger Phegley 78.0 3.7 2.6 1.6 0.8 0.0 -0.1
Si Green 77.2 2.6 2.6 1.6 1.0 0.8 0.8 0.4 0.1
Wes Matthews 77.1 3.0 2.6 1.6 1.3 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.1
Gary Neal 76.9 3.5 2.5 1.9 1.0

College

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Totals Shooting Per Game
Season Age College G MP FG FGA 3P 3PA FT FTA ORB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS FG% 3P% FT% MP PTS TRB AST
1976-77 18 INDIANA 23 391 27 69 14 23 50 68 .391 .609 17.0 3.0 2.2
1977-78 19 INDIANA 29 406 31 61 21 31 39 83 .508 .677 14.0 2.9 1.3
1978-79 20 INDIANA 33 1089 116 226 49 66 100 281 .513 .742 33.0 8.5 3.0
1979-80 21 INDIANA 29 899 122 223 79 104 101 323 .547 .760 31.0 11.1 3.5
Career 114 2785 296 579 163 224 290 755 .511 .728 24.4 6.6 2.5

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Steal Pct
1983-84 NBA 2.9 (10)

Transactions

October 5, 1979: Traded by the San Antonio Spurs (as a future 1980 2nd round draft pick) to the Los Angeles Lakers for Irv Kiffin.

June 10, 1980: Drafted by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 2nd round (37th pick) of the 1980 NBA Draft.

October 15, 1981: Traded by the Los Angeles Lakers to the Indiana Pacers for a 1982 3rd round draft pick (Hutch Jones was later selected).

October 19, 1984: Traded by the Indiana Pacers to the New York Knicks for a 1985 2nd round draft pick (Dwayne McClain was later selected).

November 12, 1985: Waived by the New York Knicks.

December 5, 1985: Signed as a free agent with the Philadelphia 76ers.

December 16, 1985: Waived by the Philadelphia 76ers.

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