Former NBA player shot in Venezuela

Former NBA player Carl Herrera has reportedly been shot and was wounded during an apparent robbery attempt in Venezuela.

The shooting was said to have occurred over the weekend at a restaurant on Margarita Island.

According to a Venezuelan newspaper, Herrera is in stable condition at a hospital there.

Herrera was a power forward during the early ’90s 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.

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