Vince Carter will spend one other season within the NBA, and one other season with the Hawks.
Based on a report from ESPN, Carter agreed to phrases with Atlanta to return for the upcoming 2019-20 season.
Free agent Vince Carter has agreed to a deal to return to the Atlanta Hawks, league supply tells ESPN.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) August 5, 2019
The 42-year-old wing was a free agent this offseason and now fills one of many final two roster spots for the Hawks.
Carter averaged 7.four factors and a pair of.6 rebounds whereas capturing 38.9% from 3-point vary for the staff final season.
“Leadership is important, but that is primarily coming from me,” coach Lloyd Pierce beforehand advised The Athletic. “Maturity and character is what is required within the locker room. Vince was nice, and Vince is nice as a result of he provides you management, credibility and expertise. The character piece for him is simply off the charts. I suppose we’ve a ton of high-character guys right here, so we’ve to maintain that.
“I hope we do not have to get a frontrunner simply because we want one. Vince Carter got here with a special set. He walked into the locker room, and he already has respect. He did not need to demand it or command it.”
The Hawks completed 2018-19 with a 29-53 file and missed the playoffs for a second straight season.
They signed ahead Jabari Parker and chosen De’Andre Hunter and Cam Reddish within the first spherical of the 2019 draft.
Carter, who has made eight All-Star groups throughout his 21-year profession, has additionally performed for the Raptors, Nets, Magic, Suns, Mavericks, Grizzlies and Kings.