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Air Canada is coming residence to share his story the place all of it started.
Carter performed a monumental position in establishing the recognition of basketball in Toronto and the remainder of Canada. The excessive-flying eight-time All-Star put the Raptors on the map and shifted the tradition from being an obscure enlargement franchise to a playoff contender led by arguably the perfect in-recreation dunker of all-time.
Though his seven seasons in Toronto ended with an unsightly cut up, Carter was certainly one of basketball’s brightest stars and his presence helped foster a generational boon in Canadian basketball. He is extensively credited as an inspiration for Canadian gamers like Tristan Thompson, Cory Joseph, Andrew Wiggins, Kelly Olynyk, and Jamal Murray.