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Cartier Martin

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Background

2013-14 SEASON:
Appeared in six games (zero starts) for the Chicago Bulls, averaged 2.5 points, .8 rebounds 0.3 assists and 0.2 steals in 8.0 minutes. Appeared in 53 games (six starts) for the Atlanta Hawks, averaged 5.9 points, 2.0 rebounds, 0.6 assists and 0.5 steals in 15.5 minutes ... Played in his first career postseason game @Ind (4/19), swiping one steal in four minutes … Scored in double-figures 12 times with the Hawks during the regular season … Averaged 10.8 points and 3.3 rebounds in 28.8 minutes (.489 FG%, .480 3FG%, .750 FT%) in six starting assignments … Led the team in rebounding twice and scoring once … Missed three games due to a sprained left ankle (12/18-12/23) … Signed with Atlanta as a free agent on 10/15 and was waived on 1/7 … Signed consecutive 10-day contracts with Chicago on 1/10 and 1/20 … Averaged 2.5 points in 7.9 minutes (.625 FG%, .600 3FG%, .500 FT%) in six games for the Bulls … Re-signed to consecutive 10-day contracts with Atlanta on 2/1 and 2/11, and signed for the remainder of the season on 2/21 … Played in a career-high 59 games this year.

PREVIOUS SEASONS:
2012-13: Appeared in 41 games (three starts) for the Washington Wizards, averaged 6.6 points, 2.4 rebounds 0.5 assists and 0.5 steals in 16.9 minutes.

2011-12: Averaged 9.3 points, 3.4 rebounds in 23.0 minutes per game in 17 games (two starts)…Scored a career-high 22 points at MIA (4/21)…Scored 20 points vs. PHI (3/30)…Scored 10 or more points six times…Averaged 26.3 points, 4.7 rebounds in 30 games for the Jilin Northeast Tigers of the Chinese Basketball Association.

2010-11: Played in 52 games with Washington during the 2010-11 NBA season, averaging 4.0 points and 1.4 rebounds before being waived on April 6.

2009-10: Joined Benetton Treviso of the Italian League in 2009, where he averaged 9.9 points, 2.7 rebounds and 1.6 steals in 23.8 minutes per game in 11 contests…Averaged 7.8 points and 3.8 rebound in 18 NBA games with Golden State (10 games) and Washington (eight games).

2008-09: Played professionally in Turkey in 2008…Split time between the NBA’s Charlotte Bobcats (33 games) and NBA D-League’s Iowa Energy in 2008-09…Averaged 2.6 points and 1.0 rebound per game in 33 games for Charlotte (one start).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:
Signed his first NBA 10-day contract with the Charlotte Bobcats (1/29/09) and was later signed for the remainder of the season (2/18/09)…Signed to a 10-day contract by Golden State (1/10/10)…Signed a second 10-day contract with Golden State (1/20/10)…Signed to a 10-day contract by Washington (3/30/10)…Signed for the remainder of the season by Washington (4/9/10)…Signed to a 10-day contract by Washington (3/28/12)…Signed to a second 10-day contract by Washington (4/8/12)…Signed for the remainder of the season by Washington (4/18/12)…Re-signed with Washington (7/12/12) ... Signed with Atlanta on 10/15/13 ... Waived by Atlanta on 1/7/14 ... Signed a 10-day contract with Chicago on 1/10/14 ..Signed a second 10-day contract with Chicago on 1/20/14 ... Signed a 10-day contract with Atlanta on 2/11/14 ... Signed a second 10-day contract with Atlanta on 2/21/14 ... Signed with Detroit on 8.18/14.

COLLEGE:
Averaged 17.1 points, 4.4 rebounds and 1.3 assists during his senior season at Kansas State…Posted career-high averages of 18.0 points and 6.6 rebounds during his junior season for the Wildcats.

PERSONAL:
Full name is Cartier Alexander Martin...Parents are Melvis Wooten and Denisa Martin...Also considered Oklahoma State, Texas and Kentucky and received scholarship offers from Oklahoma, Texas Tech and Illinois before deciding on Kansas State...Majored in social science.

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Vitals

Height: 6'7''/ 2.01m
Weight: 220 lbs./ 99.8 kg
Born: November 20, 1984
From: Kansas State
Draft: Undrafted
NBA Debut: 2008
Years Pro: 6
Previous Teams:
  Washington Wizards 2013 - 2013
  Chicago Bulls 2013 - 2013
  Atlanta Hawks 2013 - 2013
  Washington Wizards 2010 - 2012
  More Previous Teams
Prior to NBA/Country: Kansas State/USA

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