Born March 3, 1944 Don Carlos played in the NBA mainly as a Guard/Forward during their playing career, season(s): 1969-1969. Don A. Carlos is a retired American basketball player. Born in Columbus, Ohio, Carlos played collegiately for the Otterbein College. He was selected by the Los Angeles Lakers in the 8th round of the 1967 NBA Draft. He played for the Houston Mavericks in the ABA for 56 games.