[Carter won the NBA Sportsmanship Award for this season] On October 2, Beijing time, the NBA officially announced that Vince Carter won the NBA Sportsmanship Award for the 2019-20 season.
Carter played for the Atlanta Hawks in the 2019-20 season. He has officially announced his retirement after finishing the 22nd season of his career.
In addition to Carter, the players nominated for this season's NBA Sportsmanship Award include Steven Adams of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Harrison Barnes of the Sacramento Kings, Langston Galloway of the Detroit Pistons, Tyus Jones of the Memphis Grizzlies and Garrett Temple of the Brooklyn Nets.
A total of 266 NBA players participated in the voting for the NBA Sportsmanship Award. Carter won 143 first votes, 70 second votes, 34 third votes, 13 fourth votes, 4 fifth votes, and 2 votes. The sixth ballot, the highest number of votes won the NBA Sportsmanship Award.