Former North Carolina basketball guard Vince Carter is headed to his seventh NBA team in a long, impressive career.
According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, Carter will play in Sacramento next season on a one-year deal.
Free agent Vince Carter has agreed to a one-year, $8M deal with Sacramento, agents Kurt Schoeppler and Jim Tanner tell ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 7, 2017
Carter played for the Memphis Grizzlies for the past three seasons. He averaged 8.0 points and 3.1 rebound per game in 24.6 minutes per game after two years of playing less than 20 minutes per game.
The veteran guard is entering his 20th NBA season, having started his playing career with Toronto in the 1998-98 season. He played the bulk of his career in Toronto before playing for the New Jersey Nets, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks and the Grizzlies.
For his career, Carter is averaging 18.2 points per game, ranking third among active players in games played with 1,347. He ranks No. 22 in points scored in NBA history. Carter, who played at UNC from 1995-98, ranks fifth in NBA history with 2,049 made 3-point field goals.