Vince Carter receives ovation in possibly last game in Toronto (Video)
Raptors fans showed their appreciation of Vince Carter career during what could have been his last game in Toronto as an NBA player.
The Kings made their lone visit of the season to Toronto for a game against the Raptors on Sunday. As expected, the Raptors won the game. Among the talking points afterward was one of the emotional variety.
Vince Carter, who spent the first six seasons of his career with the Raptors, may have said goodbye to Toronto for the final time in an NBA uniform. Late in the fourth quarter, Carter was subbed out of the game and replaced by Buddy Hield. Upon heading to the bench, Carter received a loud ovation from many on hand at Air Canada Centre. Take a look and listen below.
For perhaps the final time, Vince Carter says goodbye to Toronto pic.twitter.com/fAGAMfBHdY
— Kings on NBCS (@NBCSKings) December 17, 2017
Carter is easily one of the most beloved players in Raptors history. He played a role in the increase in popularity of the NBA in Canada and few who saw it will forget the performance Carter put on during the 2000 Dunk Contest while wearing a Raptors jersey.
Carter played 403 games for the Raptors and is the franchise’s all-time leader in points per game (23.4)