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NBA teams, players and coaches react to Vince Carter's retirement

On Friday, Vince Carter announced his retirement.

It brings an end to an incredible NBA career, one that spans a record-setting four decades. It started with the Toronto Raptors, where Carter became a household name, and ended with the Atlanta Hawks, where he served as a mentor on one of the NBA's up-and-coming teams. He earned eight All-Star selections and two All-NBA selections along the way.

In wake of his announcement, the NBA community came together to congratulate Carter on his career.

Teams

Players

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To a legend : Thank you for being YOU!! You've been an inspiration to a generation. You've meant soo much to the game of basketball not just in the cites you've played in but THE COUNTRY OF CANADA!! You deserve everything that will be coming to you in the future!! 15forever!!! Thank you!! To my friend : time to get that golf game right, you got time now !!!! I can't wait to get back out there to kick it and hangout with my friend and a LEGEND!!! #HALFMANHALFAMAZING!! Love!!

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Coaches

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