If you have not seen any Hawks game on TV recently, you may have a bunch of ESPN graphics which remind you continuously and in various creative fashion that Vince Carter is old older than the entire Roster of his team old enough to be the father of Trae Young so old that he played pickup with James Naismith and so on. Carter, in turn seems to be satisfied to have his head down, and he had a lot of fun doing it on Wednesday night against the Knicks at MSG when he finished second Quarter 14 points to a series of threes that became bolder in succession .
This achieved its natural completion: [19459013Carter made a heat test shot so absurd that did not like physics. and sat most of the time in the second half anyway. finished his glorious run. In the broadcast, Doris Burke suggested very diplomatically that the Knicks' defense would help "um, definitely" Carter's thing. In fact, this performance may not be evidence of Carter's longevity, but rather a worrying sign that Julius Randle's Marquee Free Agent can easily be smoked . (I know, I know, it's the preseason. )