The Famous Vince Carter Slam Dunk Contest

By Kim Tuborg

Vince Carter is a professional American basketball player, often known for his role in the Vince Carter Slam Dunk Contest of 2000. This was one of the most well known and exciting contests in the world of NBA basketball.

The All-Star weekend is widely known as one can find information, movies and pictures of it all over the Internet. Indeed, it still has a great deal of interest from fans of the game and of Vince Carter's amazing basketball achievements. During the match, Vince Carter was playing for the Toronto Raptors, the team which ultimately won. In the game was also his cousin, Tracy McGrady and Steve Francis of the Houston Rockets.

The Internet is full of images and movies of this epic contest, showing and detailing Vince's winning moves. At the time he was playing with the team known as the Toronto Rappers with Tracy McGrady, also his cousin. Also in the game were a number of other especially famous basketball players including Steve Francis of Houston Rockets Fame.

The Vince Carter Slam Dunk Contest continues to be revered and widely talked about to this day. A search on Google Images or Youtube will certainly reveal a large number of interesting and highly rated results of media from the game.

In addition to his performance in the Slam Dunk Contest, Vince Carter's career in basketball is also well known and respected for a number of other key events and rewards. Having won the NBA All-Star eight times in total, that is just the beginning of his impressive portfolio of awards. He has also accomplished the All-NBA award and earned an Olympic gold medal in 2009.

Today, Vince Carter plays for Orlando Magic and continues to develop his career, raking in a salary of more than sixteen million. His career only began in 1998 but continues to skyrocket in terms of significance and impressiveness. Until recently being traded with the Orlando Magic team, he played for the New Jersey Nets. - 31494

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