Free agent Vince Carter signs $8 million deal with Sacramento Kings

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Memphis Grizzlies v Dallas Mavericks

DALLAS, TX - MARCH 03: Vince Carter #15 of the Memphis Grizzlies at American Airlines Center on March 3, 2017 in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — For the second time in three days, former Grizzlies coach Dave Joerger swoops in and snags a Grizzlies free agent for Sacramento.

Thursday evening Vince Carter agreed to a one-year deal with the Kings that will pay him $8 million.

The news comes two days after Sacramento landed Zach Randolph with a two-year, $24 million contract.

The Grizzlies haven’t publicly discussed what their approach to next season is, but it would’ve been hard to build for the future and pay Randolph and Vince the kind of money Sacramento did.

Carter, who’s 40 years old, averaged eight points and three rebounds in 73 games for the grizzlies, last season this third with Memphis scoring 20 or more four times.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.