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From the looks of the calendar Vince Carter is in the twilight of his NBA career.
But don’t ask the Dallas Mavericks’ small forward if he’s thought about retiring and hanging up his high-flying sneakers. Although he is in the last year of his contract Carter who turns 37 on Jan. 26 doesn’t have a timetable for ending his career.
“I don’t want to do that to myself” Carter said after Thursday morning’s practice. “I don’t want to limit myself. I think doing that you’ll start thinking about [retirement] as the season goes on. I’ll just let the body pretty much dictate how I’m feeling in the end.”
Carter acknowledged that his body is telling him that he’s got a few more years left to play. Especially after he averaged a solid 13.4 points — mostly off the bench — in just 26 minutes per game last season.
Additionally coach Rick Carlisle said that Carter who is entering his 16th season addresses a lot of his team’s pertinent needs particularly from a leadership standpoint.
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You would figure that after a 16 year career in the National Basketball Association, half of them being selected as an All-Star, you would be thinking it is time to look to the next part of your life. Well, for most that might be the case, but for former UNC Basketball star Vince Carter the only future he sees right now is in a NBA jersey.
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Vince Carter will turn 37 on January 26, but he continues to have no timetable for when he may retire.
“I don’t want to do that to myself,” Carter said. “I don’t want to limit myself. I think doing that you’ll start thinking about [retirement] as the season goes on. I’ll just let the body pretty much dictate how I’m feeling in the end.”
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