Vince Carter was probably a little nostalgic when his former team came to Dallas last night. The Toronto Raptors were Carter’s first team and arguably the best years of his career. He dug the expansion team out of the cellar, led them to their first playoff appearance and first series win and even scored the first points in the Air Canada Centre.
He has a lot of fond memories of his time in Toronto, setting the foundation for his career.
"Winning the Rookie of the Year, winning the dunk contest, winning the first playoff game (for the Raptors), winning the first playoff series, you can't take that back,'' Carter said. "And that's where it all started for me. Whatever I accomplish from here, it had to all start from somewhere. Just like we all started from somewhere, we all remember our first.''
Even though Carter only played a little over six seasons in Toronto, not even half of his NBA career, he thinks he deserves to have his number retired by the Raptors and would even...