Carl Christopher Landry (born September 19, 1983 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin) is an American professional basketball player for the NBA's New Orleans Hornets. He played collegiate basketball for the Purdue Boilermakers from 2004 to 2007. The 6'9", 248 lb power forward is the older brother of Marcus Landry. He was known for power dunks at Purdue.
Carl Landry started his college career during the 2002–2003 season at Vincennes University, located in Vincennes, Indiana, where the likes of Shawn Marion and Bob McAdoo also played their JUCO years. He averaged 14.7 points and 7.8 rebounds, but missed half the season due to a broken hand. As a Sophomore during the 2003–2004 season he led the Trailblazers, averaging 19.6 points, 8.9 rebounds,and 2.3 blocks a game. He was named a First-Team Junior College All-American and the All-Region MVP.
Landry transferred to Purdue University, located in West Lafayette, Indiana for his Junior year and the 2004–2005 season, where he led the conference with 18.2 ppg and led the Boilers with 7.1 rpg. He shot 61.8 percent from the field and averaged 30.3 mpg while playing under head coach Gene Keady. Carl's best game of the season came against Michigan State, where he scored a season high 31 points while shooting 11-12 from the floor. On the season, he scored in double figures 22 times and recorded 6 double doubles. He was named Second Team All Big Ten by conference coaches and media after missing the season's final three games to an ACL injury in his right knee.