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Nationality  American / Russian
Name  Kelly McCarty
NBA draft  1998 / Undrafted
Listed weight  235 lb (107 kg)
Listed height  6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)

Kelly McCarty
Born  August 24, 1975 (age 40) Chicago, Illinois (1975-08-24)
High school  Quitman (Quitman, Mississippi)
College  Southern Miss (1994–1998)

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Kelly Deshawn McCarty (born August 24, 1975) is a naturalized Russian former professional basketball player, originally from the United States. He represented the senior men's Russian national basketball team internationally. At 2.01 m (6'7") 235 lbs., he played at both the shooting guard and small forward positions. His primary position was small forward.


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Jay r strowbridge at uwin with former nba euroleague star kelly mccarty

High school

Born in Chicago, McCarty played high school basketball at Quitman High School, in Quitman, Mississippi.

College career

McCarty played college basketball at the University of Southern Mississippi, with the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, leading the college team in scoring and rebounding during his senior year, in 1997–98.

Professional career

After playing in just 2 regular season games for the Denver Nuggets of the NBA in 1999, McCarty went on to play in Israel, spending 5 seasons there - at first with Maccabi Raanana. He then signed with the Israeli Premier League club Hapoel Jerusalem, and with them he won the ULEB Cup (now called EuroCup) in the 2003–04 season, being voted the EuroCup Finals MVP. The next year, in the 2004–05 season, he moved to the Russian Super League A club Dynamo Saint Petersburg, and without losing a single game in the FIBA Europe League competition, his team won the championship, and he was elected the Final Four MVP of that tournament. He spent the last years of his career playing in Russia.

Russian national team

McCarty also played for the senior men's Russian national basketball team at EuroBasket 2009.

Club honors

  • EuroCup:
  • - (2) - 2003–04, 2010–11; - (1) - 2008–09;
  • FIBA Europe League:
  • - (1) - 2004–05;
  • Russian Super League A:
  • - (3) - 2007–08, 2008–09, 2009–10; - (3) - 2005–06, 2006–07, 2010–11;
  • Russian Cup:
  • - (1) - 2008;
  • Israeli Premier League
  • - (1) - 1999–00;
  • Israeli Cup:
  • - (1) - 2003, 2004;


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