Born October 26, 1940 Darel Carrier played in the NBA mainly as a Guard during their playing career, season(s): 1968-1973. James Darel Carrier is a former professional basketball player. Born in Warren County, Kentucky, Carrier played his high school basketball at the now defunct Bristow High School. A 6'3" guard, Carrier played college basketball at Western Kentucky University under coach E.A. Diddle.