Vince Cater -american professional basketball player for the ATLANTA hawks of the NBA. Plays the positions of shooting guard and small forward.
The 2000 Olympic champion in the United States national team, basketball player of the NBA club “Atlanta” Vince Carter, may have played his last career game against “new York” on Wednesday and finished it with an accurate three-point shot, this happened after receiving information about the suspension of the regular season due to the spread of the coronavirus.
Carter previously announced his retirement from playing at the end of the season. On Wednesday, the NBA announced that it was ending the regular season until further notice after a Utah player was found to have a coronavirus before an away game with the Oklahoma city thunder. The world health organization declared the outbreak of a new coronavirus a pandemic on March 11. Thus, the timing of the resumption of the NBA championship is currently unknown.
During the match between Atlanta and new York on Wednesday, the audience learned about the suspension of the championship due to coronavirus and a few seconds before the end of the game began chanting the phrase “We want Vince” (“we want Vince”), demanding to release Carter on the court. Carter came on as a substitute, the Knicks players parted, and then the basketball player accurately executed a three-point shot. The game ended with a 136:131 overtime victory for new York.
Carter has been playing in the NBA since the 1998/1999 season, he started playing for Toronto, and later played for new Jersey, Orlando, Phoenix, Dallas, Memphis, and Sacramento. He won Olympic gold as a member of the US team in 2000 in Sydney. Carter became the first basketball player in the history of the League to play on the court in four decades. He also set an NBA record for the number of seasons spent.