Vince Carter’s iconic dunk over Frederic Weis in the 2000 Olympics is still remembered as one of the greatest moments in basketball history. Carter stole a pass and went on to dunk over the 7-foot-2 center, leaving a lasting mark on the sport. The U.S. team would later win the gold medal, further solidifying Carter’s legacy. In other sports news, Sonny Liston became the world heavyweight champion in 1962, and Jerry Rice set a record with 11 catches for 181 yards in a game against the Detroit Lions in 1995.
This day in sports history: Vince Carter throws down dunk heard around the world
In 2000, Vince Carter’s unforgettable dunk over Frederic Weis during the Olympics captivated basketball fans worldwide. It remains one of the most memorable moments in the sport’s history. Carter’s incredible athleticism and skill were on full display as he stole a pass and soared over the 7-foot-2 center, leaving an indelible mark on the game. The U.S. team went on to win the gold medal, solidifying Carter’s place in basketball lore.
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