Watching Vince Carter now, at age 37, one cannot help but flash back. He remains a solid reserve for the Dallas Mavericks, with the potential to drain a 3-pointer or streak for a finger-roll layup.
But it’s not Carter of yesteryear we’re watching. He is a reinvented player who has remained relevant in the league despite his age. Yet Carter’s amazing athletic ability, his eye-popping skills around the basket, his Baryshnikov-like midair acrobatics, once made him one of the game’s more entertaining players.