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T.O.'s shy superstar ; Vince Carter enjoys limelight on court, but lies low off it
[Ontario Edition]
Toronto Star - Toronto, Ont.
Author: Smith, Doug
Date: Feb 18, 2001
Start Page: E.01
Section: SPORTS
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"It's more protecting yourself than the image," [Vince Carter] said. "You don't need any of that stuff."

For all you fans looking for hidden meaning in each of his utterances, Carter realizes that Toronto treats him with far more respect than many big American cities would. As he said this week, he's had a great time in Toronto and considers it a great city.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: Vince Carter, smiling during a TV interview, likes to play video games during his spare time.; RICK EGLINTON/TORONTO STAR; SPORTS FAN: Vince Carter wears a Leafs jersey while holding Jays and Raptors jerseys all with his number.; RICK EGLINTON/TORONTO STAR

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