Brooklyn Nets to retire Vince Carter’s No. 15 jersey

Brooklyn Nets to retire Vince Carter’s No. 15 jersey
Brooklyn Nets to retire Vince Carter’s No. 15 jersey

May 15, 2024, 18:29 ET

The Brooklyn Nets will retire the number 15 jersey of Vince Carter, the shooting guard who will be enshrined this year in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.


NEW YORK – The Brooklyn Nets They will retire the number 15 shirt of Vince Carterthe shooting guard who will be enshrined this year in the Hall of Fame of Naismith Memorial Basketball.

The Nets They made the video announcement Wednesday that included former teammate Jason Kidd, whose No. 5 jersey is retired by the franchise.

Vince Carter He played 4 and a half seasons with the Nets while they were in New Jersey, averaging 23.6 points. He holds the single-season record with 2,070 points in the 2006-07 season.

Vince Carter He is third in franchise history in points and is in the Nets’ top 10 in many other categories.

He is the only player in NBA history to have played in four decades. The 1999 NBA Rookie of the Year with the Toronto Raptors, the Raptors sent him to New Jersey on December 17, 2004 and he played with the Nets during the 2008-09 season. His last season, 2019-20, was with the Atlanta Hawks.

Vince Carter He will become the seventh Nets player with a retired jersey. Along with Kidd, the others are Julius Erving, Buck Williams, Drazen Petrovic, ‘Super’ John Williamson and Bill Melchionni.

 
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