NBA's 65 in 65: Vince Carter

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Carter won a gold medal as part of the 2000 USA Olympic Team.
Welcome to The Show! On Wednesday, we continue our 65 in 65. That's 65 NBA chats in 65 days. We will hold an NBA chat each day through the end of the NBA Finals. We'll bring you players, analysts, writers, anyone who can help you fill your NBA fix. Wednesday's guest is New Jersey Nets guard/forward Vince Carter.

Known as "Air Canada and Half-Man/Half Amazing" Carter was drafted out of the University of North Carolina by the Golden State Warriors with the fifth overall pick in the 1998 NBA Draft but was soon traded to the Toronto Raptors. He finished his rookie season averaging 18.3 points and 5.7 rebounds per game earning the 1998-99 NBA Rookie of the Year trophy.

In his second year in the league, Vince was selected to his first NBA All-Star team and showcased his dunking abilities as he won the 2000 NBA Slam Dunk Contest. Over his 11 seasons in the league, Carter is averaging 23.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists per game. He led the Raptors in scoring all six seasons in Toronto before being traded to the Nets where he lead them scoring
three out of his five seasons.

Carter holds numerous NBA playoff, Raptors franchise, and Nets franchise records including most three-point field goals made in one half of a playoff game with eight, most points scored in a game by a Raptor with 51 and most points scored in a season by a Net with 2,070.

Send your questions now and join Carter in chat on Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. ET!

Watch the NBA Playoffs on ESPN & ABC and the Finals on ABC.

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