NBA legend Vince Carter has a new gig in basketball circles, with the news that he will join ESPN as an analyst dropping this morning.
Carter, 43, is no stranger to broadcasting circles, and the profession transition appears a organic a single. He has a degree in communications, and was a member of the ‘Sportscasters U’ camp, organised by the NBPA. He has referred to as the Jr. NBA Worldwide Championships on Fox Sports previously, as nicely as carrying out minor stints with ESPN and Turner Sports.
He joins fellow ex-players like Paul Pierce, Scottie Pippen and Mark Jackson (amongst a lot of other individuals) in the broadcasting group.
The Toronto Raptors legend retired from all types of experienced basketball earlier this season, when Covid-19 triggered a premature finish to the common season. He was the 1st player in NBA history to have a profession spanning 4 decades, and his Slam Dunk Contest functionality in 2000 was a single for the ages.
Carter is 19th on the all-time NBA scoring list.