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Raptors and fans learn to embrace legacy of Vinsanity
And while Toronto fans have come full circle on Vince Carter— loved when he was a Raptor, loathed after he left, loved again after a...

‘He’s here to play’: Why Vince Carter serving as mentor means he must be on court, too
A great teammate, voice of experience and mentor. That’s what the Kings knew they were getting when they signed Vince Carter. Carter’s been all that,...

Why has Justin Jackson been benched?
Justin Jackson’s decreased playing time is a result of the Sacramento Kings starting two point guards. It also appears Joerger will turn to Vince Carter...

Basketball Junkie Vince Carter Ecstatic to Return From Bout With Kidney Stones
Vince Carter keeps himself in incredible shape. In his 20th season, he is a beacon of health and fitness. A marvel of an athlete that...

Justin Jackson Carves Unique Path to NBA
Decades before he’d knock down crucial jump shots in the NCAA championship game and compete with fellow Tar Heels alumnus Vince Carter at Kings training...

Vince Carter still defying time at 40
The two oldest players in the NBA are both 40-year-old future Hall-of-Famers who have shown the willingness and maturity to stay relevant over two decades...

NBA Tar Heels Roundup: First week action
The Kings feature UNC’s oldest NBA player and one of its youngest in Vince Carter and Justin Jackson, respectively. Carter has been doing exactly what...

Vote: Does North Carolina or Arizona State have a better NFL/MLB/NBA trio?
It's time to round out the Final Four. Both trios from North Carolina and Arizona State include veteran leaders who have had plenty of career-defining...

Vince Carter Diary: Chapter 20, Part 1
Vince Carter: Today for me, it was interesting. I’m not going to say I was overly excited. After you’ve played so many years, it’s coming...

Why you should watch the Sacramento Kings in 2017-18
More than 10 years ago, it would have been hard to imagine Vince Carter’s career winding down so gracefully. His evolution from alpha dog to...

Interview with director of Vince Carter documentary
I grew up just outside of the city of Toronto, about 45 minutes away I was pretty young when the Raptors first got in, in...

Vince Carter: ‘I’m not at the stage where I can sit there and be OK with it’
The NBA’s oldest player is an eight-time All-Star, a slam dunk champion and an Olympic gold medalist. Early in his career, fans worldwide fell in...

Vince Carter part of the action and the process in Sacramento
Vince Carter has staved off Father Time for longer than most NBA players. His remarkable transition from a game of mind-blowing athleticism to one of...

Vince Carter is exactly the mentor the Sacramento Kings need
Vince Carter may not be the high-flying star that he once was, but he still has some quality basketball left in the tank. In addition...

Vince Carter Recalls 2000 Olympics Dunk With Surprise Twist
Arguably the greatest in-game dunk ever captured on camera went unnoticed by the dunker himself, Vince Carter. In the 2000 Olympic Games, Carter, a member...

Vince Carter explains why he signed with Kings instead of title contender
Vince Carter has played in the NBA for 19 years. He's been the postseason 11 times. But he's never won an NBA title. With his...

LeBron James reveals he wanted to be a Tar Heel
LeBron James discussed Vince Carter and how he, himself, wanted to be a Tar Heel: “I wanted to go to Carolina at the time. Watching...

Vince Carter remembers being ‘thrown into the fire.’ He’s preparing young Kings for it
Vince Carter always welcomed advice. He soaked up a lot of it on his way to winning Rookie of the Year. Carter has remained inquisitive...

Drake, LeBron James & Chris Bosh Discuss Vince Carter's Influence
Drake sits down with LeBron James and former Raptor and Miami Heat all-star Chris Bosh, as they discuss their admiration for one another and former...

The Carter Effect transformed Canadian basketball
When the NBA expanded into Canada in 1995, the league had the daunting task of attempting to tap into a hockey-mad culture. The sport was...

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