Vince Carter was sure he was going to Denver at #3. He had had his best workout in the Mile High City (and think of the marketing possibilities!). But on Draft Night, strange things happen. Carter went at #5 to Golden State, one pick after his teammate, Antawn Jamison, had gone to Toronto. Then, as he was leaving the stage, David Stern's deputy, Rod Thorn, told him he had been traded...for Jamison.
- Vince’s Flight Path To NBA Draft: Part 2 - Matt Tumbleson - New Jersey Nets