CARTER SAYS HE'D BE OPEN TO REJOINING RAPTORS AT SOME POINT
Former Toronto Raptor and current Dallas Maverick Vince Carter was on TSN Radio 1050 on Tuesday, and revealed that he would be more than open to a reunion with the Raptors at some point in his career.
"If (Toronto) gave me the opportunity, I don’t even think I’d let them finish the question. Yes. I’m in," Carter said, speaking on Cybulski and Company.
"Could I see it? Absolutely," Carter continued. "I’d leave that up to the franchise. It all started in Toronto, I’d be a fool to ever forget that."
Carter also used the opportunity to dispel longstanding rumours that he disliked the city and his time with the Raptors.
one thing I want people to know is that, they think that I care less
about my time there or don’t care about Toronto at all. Not the case at
"I still feel a part of the family. Maybe it’s not
reciprocated, but nevertheless, that’s where it all started for me. You
always remember your first."
Carter spent the first six years of
his career with the Raptors before being traded to the New Jersey Nets
amidst reports that he wanted out of Toronto. During his time with the
team, the former fifth-overall draft pick played in four All-Star Games,
won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2000, and was named the 1998-99 Rookie of