Yo did the Nets really get Vince Carter for this load of bulls**t?

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I was watching back the NBA 75 ceremony and was thinking Vince was someone who could've been on there and then remembered back to the trade that brought him to NJ
This was the trade

Nets Receive
Vince Carter

Raptors Receive
Alonzo Mourning
Aaron Williams
Eric Williams
2 1st round picks

That's all they could get for one the biggest stars in the NBA at the time??? I get that he was having a bit of a rough season at the time but that was cause it was clear he wanted out of Toronto. Like the package the Raptors got was so shyt I can't understand someone who was coming off of multiple all star appearances and was considered a top star at the time being traded for so little.
Zo is the only name anybody anyone would recognize these days and he was not the player he had been in Charlotte anymore and had been having health problems (having briefly retired previously). He didn't even wind up even playing for Toronto either :laff:
It's so rare you see such a big player get moved for so little. Maybe when Pau was traded to the Lakers? I feel like Carter was a much bigger star at the time of his trade though and at least the Grizz lucked out with Marc Gasol turning out to be a good player
I'm pretty sure that trade alone ruined Rob Babcock's (RIP) tenure
 

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trades were just different back then i think. a lot less picks were moved in general back then so two 1st round picks was considered a lot.

i also think his value was low not just because he was having a rough season but because he was considered to have quit on the team. so people were questioning his heart/love of the game etc. (funny considering how much longer he went on to play for) so i guess it was considered a risk what you might get in return.
 

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Zo never reported to Toronto.
Didn't know that player could refuse to do that.

When VC got here, saw him play up close and could tell why they moved him. Exciting player, but always did defenders a favor by shooting that broke jumper with 12+ seconds on the shot clock, and NO bigs in the paint to get the rebound.
 

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Zo never reported to Toronto.
Didn't know that player could refuse to do that.

When VC got here, saw him play up close and could tell why they moved him. Exciting player, but always did defenders a favor by shooting that broke jumper with 12+ seconds on the shot clock, and NO bigs in the paint to get the rebound.

He is a career 37% 3pt shooter :dahell:
 
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First off, he was a disgruntled superstar.
Second, superstars period never bring back equal value.
Third, the average NBA player 20 years ago wasn't that good, which sensible fans keep trying to convey but Trapped In The 90s nikkas don't wanna hear it.


the 3rd part is straight bullshyt
 

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He pulled the Harden before Harden did it. It’s a shame he didn’t win a ring with the Magic or Mavs
 
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