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Carlos Boozer      

Professional Basketball Player & Olympic Gold Medalist

Carlos Austin Boozer Jr. is a retired professional basketball player. The two-time NBA All-Star played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers, and then spent his last season playing overseas with the Guangdong Southern Tigers. As a member of Team USA, Boozer won an Olympic bronze medal at the 2004 Summer Olympics and an Olympic gold medal at the 2008 Summer Olympics.

Boozer was a two-time member of the Parade All-American high school basketball team, leading the Juneau-Douglas Crimson Bears to back-to-back state titles. He was recruited by many top-tier collegiate basketball programs, including St. John's and UCLA, but Boozer elected to play for coach Mike Krzyzewski at Duke University, helping the team win the 2001 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship. Boozer declared for the 2002 NBA Draft, relinquishing his final year of NCAA eligibility. He was drafted by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the second round of the NBA draft.

Boozer was selected as a member of the 2004 USA Olympic men's basketball team which won a bronze medal at the 2004 Olympic Games. He was also named to the 2006–08 USA Basketball Men's Senior National Team,but did not compete in the 2007 FIBA Americas Championship due to his wife's pregnancy. Boozer did participate in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games as the USA went unbeaten en route to the gold medal, defeating 2006 World Champion Spain for their first gold medal since the 2000 Olympics.

The two-time NBA All-Star played for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Utah Jazz, Chicago Bulls, and Los Angeles Lakers, and then spent his last season playing overseas with the Guangdong Southern Tigers.

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Ex-Bull Carlos Boozer joins Ice Cube's 3-on-3 league - Chicago ...

Another ex-Bull is joining the Big3 league. Carlos Boozer signed with Ice Cube's year-old 3-on-3 basketball league a week after Nate Robinson did the same.

Carlos Boozer says Bulls 'broke us up too soon' - Chicago Tribune

Former Bull Carlos Boozer, 36, reflected on his reasons for joining Big3, Ice Cube's three-on-three basketball league, this season, what he feels was missed  ...

Carlos Boozer strolls Memory Lane with Big3 at the United Center ...

It seemed fitting that Carlos Boozer rolled into the United Center on Friday on the same day LeBron James declined his player option with the Cavaliers to enter ...

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