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OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons

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OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#1 » by ConstableGeneva » Thu Jun 25, 2020 1:38 pm

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Carter was the last active player drafted in the 90s. Tyson Chandler is now the active player from the earliest draft (2001). Udonis Haslem is now the oldest active player at 40 years old.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#2 » by RickyDizzle » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:18 pm

You mean born in 1980? He can't be the only one born in the 80s. Someone born in 1989 is only 31...

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#3 » by ConstableGeneva » Thu Jun 25, 2020 2:45 pm

Thanks Dizzy. Made the correction.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#4 » by Parliament10 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:13 pm

Vicne had a good run. He played 'til he was 43 (Born: January 26, 1977).
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#5 » by CeltsfanSinceBirth » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:24 pm

It is quite fitting that his career ended before he got a chance to return to Toronto one final time. He didn't deserve a final send-off from Raptor fans, IMHO. He absolutely quit on the franchise, intentionally tanking his trade value to force a trade.

Also - the whole "I'm not a ring chaser. I want to go somewhere and play" line during his final years basically translates to "I want to go somewhere and pad my stats".
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#6 » by GoCeltics123 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 3:27 pm

Vince had an incredible career, 23 years and he could still dunk pretty easily lol.

Props to him though for wanting to play over ring-chasing.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#9 » by ConstableGeneva » Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:33 pm

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#10 » by 31to6 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 5:15 pm

I’m shocked!

Jk. Congrats on a HOF career and glad Pierce’s legacy is greater. That was unlikely as they started out.

Gotta say there’s a ton of competition but Vince is the greatest dunker in NBA history.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#11 » by Parliament10 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:07 pm

31to6 wrote:I’m shocked!

Jk. Congrats on a HOF career and glad Pierce’s legacy is greater. That was unlikely as they started out.

Gotta say there’s a ton of competition but Vince is the greatest dunker in NBA history.

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#12 » by Dogen » Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:13 pm

Sad to see such an icon go out without proper send-off on the courts, but 22 years in the league is an amazing achievement and he should retire with no regrets.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#13 » by Parliament10 » Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:27 pm

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#15 » by captain green » Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:56 am

He had some flash and dunks. Congrats on the longevity and hof.
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Re: OT: Vince Carter Retires After 22 Seasons 

Post#16 » by ConstableGeneva » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:47 am

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Lebron still performing as a top 5 MVP candidate while being one of the 10 oldest active players in the league is kind of bonkers.

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