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Gordon Carpenter

Full name: Gordon C. Carpenter
Nickname(s): Shorty
Gender: Male
Height: 6'7" (200 cm)
Weight: 220 lbs (100 kg)
Born: September 24, 1919 in Saddle, Arkansas, United States
Died: March 8, 1988 in Lakewood, Colorado, United States
Affiliations: Phillips 66ers, Bartlesville (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Shorty Carpenter never played either college or pro basketball. He was an AAU legend, however, in the 1940s. From 1943 thru 1948, Carpenter was a member of the AAU champion Phillips Oilers. He was a six-time AAU All-America, five with Phillips and one with the Denver Chevrolets. Carpenter later became a basketball coach with the Denver Chevrolets and was their coach when they represented the United States at the 1950 World’s Championship.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1948-08-13 USA 65, FRA 21 2
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 1 1948-08-12 USA 71, MEX 40 8
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #1 1 1948-07-31 USA 86, SUI 21 0
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #6 1 1948-08-02 USA 53, TCH 28 7
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #8 1 1948-08-03 USA 59, ARG 57 12
1948 Summer 28 London Basketball United States USA Group C Match #14 1 1948-08-06 USA 61, PER 33 6