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Is Carter Too Nice a Guy?

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In a variation on Leo Durocher's famous line, "Nice guys finish last", Al Iannazzone writes about whether "being a good guy doesn't count", specifically whether Vince Carter's friendly, easy-going personality is a detriment to his and the Nets' success. Iannazzone points to Carter's willingness to meet and greet anyone, even the critical media. That and comparisons with Michael Jordan will forever put a "kick me" sign on his back, Iannazzone writes.