Basketball: Vince Carter retires

Basketball: Vince Carter prend sa retraite

Veteran Vince Carter has announced his retirement from professional basketball, ending a career of 22 seasons in the NBA.

The former star of the Toronto Raptors has revealed all in the podcast Winging It aired on Thursday.

“I’ve officially finished”, he said.

Playing this season with the Hawks of Atlanta, the athlete 43-year-old had no chance to participate in the playoffs of the circuit Silver, because the formation of the Georgia, occupying the last rank of the Association, Is excluded from the recovery plan of the league.

In 2019-2020, Carter was limited to 5 points on average per game. It was $ 25 728 points, 6606 rebounds and 4714 notices assistance during a career which has led him to within eight different organizations.

Carter began his long journey in the Queen City in 1998-1999, then was acquired by the nets in New Jersey in December 2004. Winner of the gold medal with the United States in the 2000 olympic Games, he has been invited eight times to the classic stars and was named rookie of the year in the NBA in 1999.

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