Vince Carter parted ways with the Toronto Raptors in 2004 when he basically forced a trade to the New Jersey Nets. Needless to say there was plenty of hard feelings on behalf of the Raptors organization and fan base who considered Vince ‘Air Canada’ Carter their franchise player.
In fact for the last decade the Raptors fans have been booing Carter every time he played in Toronto. Virtually every time he has touched the ball in those games. Their resolve in this was in itself quite impressive. But today that has all changed. The Raptors played the following Vince Carter tribute video before the Grizzlies squared off against the Raptors at the Air Canada Centre. And as you can see in the video below, Carter was quite emotional when he heard the Toronto fans cheers once again….