Not only did Vince Carter see Terrence Ross’ tribute dunk during the Slam Dunk Contest over the weekend, but he was honored and reached out to the Raptors rookie to say ‘thank you’ and ‘congratulations’/
According to ESPN Dallas:
“It was weird, but I was honored,” Carter said Monday. “It was great to see that jersey on the floor in that atmosphere of the dunk contest.”
Ross, who was 9 years old when Carter won the dunk contest, has told reporters that Carter was one of his boyhood idols. Carter reached out to Ross over the weekend to express his appreciation for the tribute.
“I wanted to personally congratulate him and told him I was honored,” Carter said.