Whereas there’s nonetheless a risk that the 2019-20 season will resume, Atlanta Hawks swingman Vince Carter already has grand plans for his post-playing profession.
In a latest interview, the basketball legend shared his need to be an NBA crew proprietor and function a mentor for younger gamers.
Whether or not or not the 2019-20 season will resume, it is going to mark Carter’s final season — the final of his 22-year NBA profession. VC spoke with Tip “T.I.” Harris on the expediTIously podcast the place he revealed his intent to remain near the sport by means of broadcasting, crew possession, and being a mentor.
“I need to do some broadcasting. I need to keep across the sport. I need to proceed to be a mentor in some capability. I’ve aspirations of being part of an possession group. I don’t make that sort of cash to personal a crew outright like [NBA legend and Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan] … however sooner or later, I need to be part of an possession group the place I can nonetheless be that mentor that they want, and I need to be the center man to bridge the hole for the possession/govt aspect,” the Hawks veteran stated, as transcribed by Paul Kasabian of the Bleacher Report.
To recall, the Hawks had been one of many final groups to play earlier than the NBA referred to as the season off. In impact, it’d’ve been Carter’s final sport — a tragic and abrupt ending to his legendary profession.
Beneath is the press convention the place Vince Carter held again his tears after the suspension of the season.
RT tracksmackdawn: RT SInow: Vince Carter virtually dropped at tears reflecting on what may very well be his final NBA sport:
“I am appreciative… it is cool… the sport’s been good”
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