Vince Carter to Orlando Magic deal near completion
The Magic have yet to confirm the deal, but the addition of a scorer in Carter, the trade would seem to end the Magic's quest to bring back forward Hedo Turkoglu for a long term deal.
There may also be a separate deal involving Nets 6-foot-10 power forward Ryan Anderson and a trade exception.
But there might still need to be some maneuCarter and Anderson's contracts add up to about $17 million, while the Magic's three players have salaries that add up to just under $13 million.
Carter is set to make $16.3 million next season and $17.3 million the following season with a team option in 2011-12.
Carter averaged 20.8 points and 5.1 rebounds last season in 80 games for New Jersey. Anderson averaged 7.4 points and 4.7 rebounds per game as a rookie in 66 games.vering done because the salaries are way off