NBA legend Vince Carter has a new gig in basketball circles, with the news that he will join ESPN as an analyst dropping this morning.
Carter, 43, is no stranger to broadcasting circles, and the profession transition appears a all-natural 1. He has a degree in communications, and was a member of the ‘Sportscasters U’ camp, organised by the NBPA. He has known as the Jr. NBA Worldwide Championships on Fox Sports previously, as effectively as undertaking minor stints with ESPN and Turner Sports.
He joins fellow ex-players like Paul Pierce, Scottie Pippen and Mark Jackson (amongst numerous other people) in the broadcasting group.
The Toronto Raptors legend retired from all types of specialist basketball earlier this season, when Covid-19 triggered a premature finish to the typical season. He was the initially player in NBA history to have a profession spanning 4 decades, and his Slam Dunk Contest efficiency in 2000 was 1 for the ages.
Carter is 19th on the all-time NBA scoring list.