Vince Carter Reflects On The Final Shot Of His NBA Career

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Vince Carter Reflects On The Final Shot Of His NBA Career


Since yesterday’s focus was on Kobe Bryant, we weren’t fully able to honor Vince Carter on his birthday. That’s what we’re going to do now.

After 22 seasons, 25,728 points, 6606 rebounds, 4714 assists, 1530 steals and 888 blocks, Vince Carter called it a career.

With the Atlanta Hawks not having being among the 22 teams that continued the NBA season in the Orlando Bubble last year, Vince Carter’s retirement came early, abrupt and undeservingly unspectacular.

The man who played in the league in four different decades, would have deserved a better ending to his career than what coronavirus had given him.

Carter himself though revealed that he is satisfied with how things ended, but mainly due to the fact that he made the last shot he had attempted in his career.


“If I didn’t make my last shot, it’d feel a little different. I’d be itching to get back and just play one minute. And just make one shot, I don’t care what it is – free throw, layup… 

As a player playing that last game, you always want to say, ‘well, at least I made my last shot of my career,’ and I can actually say that. So I’m happy.”


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