Former NBA player shot in Venezuela

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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.