Vinsanity is coming to Memphis.
Vince Carter agreed to terms with the Grizzlies on a 3 year, $12 million contract tonight according to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, with the 3rd year being partially guaranteed:
Vince Carter has agreed to a three-year, $12M deal with Memphis, league source tells Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014
The third year of Carter's deal is partially guaranteed, league source tells Yahoo Sports.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014
Perhaps just as shocking, Woj had big props for the Grizzlies' move:
With Mike Miller angling for a way to get to Cleveland with LeBron James, Memphis moved onto Vince Carter. Excellent pickup for Grizzlies.— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014
While Vince may no longer be the highlight-reel "next Jordan" of his early years who can do things like this:
He still is an athletic two-way small forward who can hit the 3 and do things like this:
That seems a perfect fit for the Grizzlies roster, especially considering the departure of Mike Miller, presumably for Cleveland alongside LeBron James. Carter may be the answer to the Small Forward question, at least for the immediate future.
Here comes Vinsanity!