59 rows · 1998 NBA draft. Jump to navigation Jump to search. The 1998 NBA draft took place on June 24, 1998, at General Motors Place in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. This draft helped turn around three struggling franchises: the Dallas Mavericks, the Sacramento Kings, and the Toronto Raptors.
Feb 22, 2015 · With the fifth pick in the 1998 NBA Draft, the Golden State Warriors select Vince Carter from the University of North Carolina.
Carter was initially drafted by the Golden State Warriors with the fifth overall pick in the 1998 NBA draft. He was then traded to the Toronto Raptors for the fourth overall pick, Antawn Jamison—Carter’s college teammate and good friend. The Raptors had struggled in their first three years as a franchise.
College: North Carolina (1995–1998)
It’s been two decades since Vince Carter walked across the stage at the NBA Draft and while he’s still getting up for dunks in his 40s, he admitted it comes with a bit more thought now.
Jan 09, 2019 · Atlanta Hawks wing Vince Carter told Myron Medcalf of ESPN.com that Duke forward Zion Williamson, who is the top candidate to be the No. 1 pick in the 2019 NBA draft…
6 days ago · Once a small-town high school basketball player with no recruiting stars next to his name, Murray State point guard Ja Morant is now a potential top-5 NBA draft pick.
An exciting, highly ranked prospect out of North Carolina, Carter was selected by the Warriors with the No. 5 pick in the 1998 draft and immediately traded to the Toronto Raptors.
NBA Scouting Reports, Atlantic Division (Part Four) Defense: Not know for his effort defensively, Carter is a very good man-to-man defender when he wants to be. Shows a good stance and lateral quickness, along with a penchant for getting a hand in his mans face. Uses his physical tools well, but not until the game is on the line.
Height: 6’7″ (2.01 m)
The Raptors were hoping to find a player to either start or be a rotational player to help Vince Carter out in 2004. However, Rafael Araujo was simply not that. The Brazilian centre was a projected first-round pick but did not play like one.
To wit, the Toronto Raptors selected Carter with the 5th overall pick of the 1998 NBA Draft. Later that summer, Hawks Kevin Huerter and Trae Young (the 5th pick of 2018 Draft) were born.
The Raptors acquired the 16th overall pick from the New Jersey Nets in the Vince Carter deal. They used the pick to draft Graham, a 6-7 forward from Oklahoma State. Graham spent four seasons with the Raptors before signing with the Denver Nuggets as a free agent.
Vince Carter – Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA.
Born: Jan 26, 1977
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