A 5’10 guard, Greg Carter is a David among Goliath’s. Greg is a 2x Canadian Defensive Player of the year and 4x Ontario Defensive Player of the year.
Looking back to Greg’s CIS career game , the Ottawa Sun Newspaper shares how Greg took his Lakehead Thunderwolves to the Canadian Championship Finals against powerhouse Carleton Ravens, led by and Phillup Scrub.
Greg completed his career in CIS and was recruited by the Toronto 3D where he competed in NCAA exhibition games, GTA Pro-AM tournaments, IBL USA semi-pro league, and traveled to China to play against the Cairns Taipans, Australia’s Top Team, USA D-League select team, and Chinese National B team.
Carter signed professionally in the National Basketball League of Canada with the Niagara Riverlions for the 2016-17 season. Greg is working hard and making noise as a key guard for the RIverlions.
In the summer of 2015, in China, it was game 4 against the Chinese National B Team, when Carter hustled for a loose ball and got hammered to the ground. Carter was left feeling dizzy with numbness on the side of his face and a popped blood vessels in his left eye. “Red eye” not only got back up to play the remainder of the game but also finished the rest of the tournament, guarding and crossing over opponents.
Here is a video trailer for an upcoming short documentary, titled “Red Eye” by Toronto 3D, starring Greg Carter. A 5’10 Canadian University basketball player who takes us on a journey, playing professional basketball after college; a dream that only those who work hard and stay dedicated, determined and disciplined to reach their goals: