Sunday , Dec , 23 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Is Vince Carter Trade Bait?

The latest word on the GM grapevine, however, suggests that the Nets will try to move Vince Carter first, as opposed to the better-than-ever Richard Jefferson or Kidd.

The problem there? Carter’s play has picked up this month after a dreadful November, but this is the first year of a new four-year deal worth $61.7 million … with a team option in Year 5 for $18.3 million. It remains to be seen what sort of market Carter would generate at those figures and with his 31st birthday approaching in January…(Click here for more.)