ORLANDO -- Vince Carter has finally redeemed himself for his actions.
Back on Nov.6, Carter was suspended by the NBA for the first time in his carere for elbowing Oklahoma City center Steven Adams. Since sitting out a game against Minnesota, Carter has scored 62 points and converted 21-of-46 shots in four games against Milwaukee, Washington, Miami and Orlando.
In other words, Carter is playing some of his best basketball of the season. Is there a connection between his play and his suspension?
"I think I owed that to my team to come out and be me and just be aggressive and just be ready to come off the bench and be in attack mode,'' Carter said after Saturday's 108-100 win over Orlando. "It just helped me focused in.
"My shot's been falling lately and I'm just trying to do whatever I can for this team.
I wanted to be on the floor, and I think that was my way of giving back to the team by just being aggressive and ready to go.''
-- Dwain Price
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