Former NBA Player Carl Herrera Shot in Venezuela

by December 22, 2014

According to law enforcement officials, former NBAer Carl Herrera was shot and wounded in an apparent robbery attempt in Venezuela.

The shooting took place Saturday in a restaurant on Margarita Island.

Per the AP:

The Venezuelan newspaper El Universal says he is in stable condition at a hospital.


Herrera was a power forward during the 1990s for Houston, San Antonio, Vancouver and Denver, scoring more than 2,400 points over a nine-year career. Now 48, he’s coaching a team in the Venezuelan league.