Vince Carter

Team New Jersey Nets New Jersey Nets
Born Jan 26, 1977
Nationality United States United States
Nickname Vinsanity, Half Man Half Amazing, Air Canada
Team History
New Jersey Nets New Jersey Nets 1998 - present

Vince Carter plays in the position of Guard-Forward. He has a weight of 215 lbs and height of 6 feet 7 inches. His jersey number in the NBA (National Basketball Association) has been 15. He played for Toronto Raptors from the 1998-99 Season to the 2003-04 season. He was partly with Toronto Raptors and partly with New Jersey Nets during the 2004-05 season. He was a member of New Jersey Nets from the 2005-06 Season to the 2008-09 season.

The alma mater of Vince Carter was Daytona Beach Mainland High School in Daytona Beach, Florida. When he finished his schooling, he attended the University of North Carolina.

During the 1998 NBA draft, he was chosen by Golden State Warriors in the 1st round. He was the 5th pick and overall 5th pick. In the playoffs, his free throw percentage was 0.780, 3-point field goal percentage was 0.332 and field goal percentage was 0.418. He piled up 1086 points, 289 rebounds, 13 personal fouls and 220 assists.

In 2009, he was traded to Orlando Magic where he was expected to help the team with perimeter scoring. Carter had a season-high 48 points during a win against the New Orleans Hornets. Furthermore, he was able to help the team get to the Eastern Conference Finals, but they were defeated by the Boston Celtics.

After being acquired by the Phoenix Suns in 2011, he reached his 20,00 career points making him the 37th NBA player to reach that status. He then signed with the Mavericks just after 1 season with the Suns. He became the 8th player with 1,500 three-pointers in a game against the Golden State Warriors.

In July 2014, he signed with the Memphis Grizzlies and moved into the 25th all-time NBA scoring during an overtime win against the San Antonio Spurs. He played his 1,278th NBA game on November 2016 and became the oldest player in the league to have a 20-point game since Michael Jordan.

He transferred to Sacramento Kings on July 2017 and was named as the Most Influential Veteran by the NBA Players Association. Carter missed most of the games in the early season due to kidney stone. In August 2018, Carter transferred again and signed with the Atlanta Hawks. In his 1405 games in the NBA, Carter has 17.7 points per game average.

Career Accomplishments:• Gold medal, 2000 Sydney Olympic Games• Gold medal, 2003 FIBA Americas Championship – San Juan• 8-time NBA All-Star (2000–2007)• All-NBA Second Team (2001)• All-NBA Third Team (2000)• NBA Rookie of the Year (1999)• NBA All-Rookie First Team (1999)• NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2000)• NBA Teammate of the Year (2016)• Consensus second-team All-American (1998)• Florida Mr. Basketball (1995)

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