The man who leaped tall opponents at the 2000 Games is back in red, white and blue. That's right: Vince Carter will replace the injured Kobe Bryant on the U.S. roster for the Olympic qualifying tournament in Puerto Rico.
Yeah, that's the ONLY reason why Kobe is not on the team; because he's injured ... sure.
Originally posted by redsoxnationThe bigger joke is that Vince Carter is on the team. What has he done the past 2 seasons except be injured and have his team achieve its only success when he was not playing?
Well, he did dunk over that French guy. But that's about it.
"So you're Ben Affleck. You're sitting next to Jennifer Lopez, who's your fiancee, you're eating a eight-foot high sundae, and members of the Boston Red Sox are coming up to you and asking for autographs. If that's not heaven, what is?" - Tony Kornheiser, PTI
ChiTrib Details TBA offically tommorow, maybe sooner elsewhere. The Bulls had been backing off the deal because they didn't want to take on contracts, but Paxson was apparently very unhappy announcing the deal, so I'm guessing it didn't work out.