Born in Juneau Alaska, Carlos Boozer was the total package while playing in Duke University under coaching legend, Mike Krzyzewski. Carlos was smooth on offense and a ballhawking ace under the boards. In 2001-2002 his all-around play helped Duke win its' third NCAA Championship since 1991.
After being drafted in the second round (35th player selected) by the Cleveland Cavaliers, Boozer put up solid numbers as a rookie in 2002-2003 and for his efforts was voted a Second Team NBA All Rookie - 10.0 points per game and 7.5 rebounds per, and then 15.5 ppg the next season. After two years in Cleveland he was traded to Utah and although injuries caused Carlos to miss playing time, he has increaded his points per game average every year.
Carlos Boozer's hard work in practice and during games has helped him become one of the best NBA players of the 2000s.
On December 18, 2007 the 6-year NBA veteran, while playing the Utah Jazz notched a season-high 39 points, and pulled in a team-high 12 rebounds in a losing cause, 116-111, to the Hawks in Atlanta. Utah fell to 14-12 for the season, Atlanta's record is now 12-12.