Over the course of his often-brilliant 14 NBA seasons, Vince Carter has learned to move. As one of the legendary skywalkers in the game's history, he knows how to move up, of course. But as a star-in-twilight preparing to perform for his fifth NBA team, one of the newest Dallas Mavericks also knows how to move out.
"I travel light,'' Vince tells FOX Sports Southwest, noting that he's moved to Dallas by himself and is excitedly waiting for the holiday visit from his mom and daughter but is otherwise unencumbered.
"I'm just driving a rental car,'' Vince says. "I just go from (the condo) to practice so there's not much need to do much driving.''
Mobility seems to be a requirement of membership in the Southwest Division these days, the changes in the rules and the competitiveness of the teams pushing the defending champion Mavs toward frenetic transactions and causing the Spurs, Hornets, Grizzlies and Rockets to dash about in order to catch up.
A scoot around what last year was the...