If it's not enough to be playing with a bad back, Vince Carter now has to deal with national media bashing him for suggesting Kobe Bryant's 81-point performance wasn't a universal good for the game. So Carter went about explaining what he meant when he talked earlier this week about the effect the Laker's historic effort could have on "young kids" just learning how to play.
- Vince Denies Comments Were Kobe-Bashing - Fred Kerber - New York Post
- Carter praises Kobe - Vincent Bonsignore - Los Angeles Daily News
- There's Still a Lot of 8-Hate - Bill Plaschke - Los Angeles Times
- Vince getting bad rap for Kobe comments - Al Iannazzone - YES Network