Yuri GROMOV, “FACTS”
The famous American basketball player, Vince Carter, first of the existing athletes who played in the NBA in four decades, announced the completion of a playing career.
“I’m officially finished playing basketball at a professional level“, — the words of Vince official website of his current club, “Atlanta hawks”, on Twitter.
Note that Carter made his debut in the strongest basketball League in the world in 1998, and then played in the NBA 22 season. During this time, the basketball was replaced by eight clubs, the longest, for six years, playing for his first club — Toronto raptors.
Already in the debut season of 1998/1999 Vince, the speakers on the positions shooting guard and small forward, was named best newcomer, and in 2000 won the contest slam-dunks in the NBA. His goal, scored from the top at the 2000 Olympics in the match against the French, is considered one of the best in history — Carter, whose height is 198 cm, jumped with the supply 218-centimeter opponent!
We will add that in total, the legendary basketball player played in the NBA 1541 match (third in the League after Robert Parish and Kareem Abdul-Jabar), averaging at 16.7 points per game.
Earlier, the “FACTS” reported that the legendary Spanish football player Iker of Aduriz ended his career.