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Austin Carr
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Personal information
Born Austin George Carr
March 10, 1948 (1948-03-10) (age 74)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Physical stats
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 200 lbs (91 kg)
Career information
High school Mackin (Washington, D.C.)
College Notre Dame (1968–1971)
NBA Draft 1971 / Round: 1 / Pick: 1st overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1971–1981 (10 years)
Position Guard
Career history
19711980 Cleveland Cavaliers
1980 Dallas Mavericks
1980–1981 Washington Bullets
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA All-Star (1974)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (1972)
  • J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award (1980)
  • No. 34 retired by the Cleveland Cavaliers
  • Naismith College Player of the Year (1971)
  • AP Player of the Year (1971)
  • Helms Foundation Player of the Year (1971)
  • UPI Player of the Year (1971)
  • Consensus first-team All-American (1971)
  • Consensus second-team All-American (1970)

Austin George Carr (born March 10, 1948) is an American retired professional basketball player who played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Dallas Mavericks, and Washington Bullets of the NBA. He is known by Cleveland basketball fans as "Mr. Cavalier".

Early life

Carr grew up in Washington D.C., and attended Holy Redeemer School, and later Mackin Catholic High School.

College career

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NBA career

Cleveland Cavaliers

Carr was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the 1971 NBA Draft as the 1st overall selection.

Dallas Mavericks

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Washington Bullets

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Broadcasting career

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