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Vince Carter apologizes to Frederic Weis

ALL BALL NERVE CENTER — Fifteen years ago today, at the Sydney Summer Olympics, during a men’s basketball game between the United States and France, Vince Carter did something pretty spectacular: He jumped completely over seven-footer Frederic Weis and dunked the ball. It was, arguably but quite possibly, the greatest in-game slam dunk of all-time.

VIDEO: Carter dunks on Weis

And now, fifteen years later, in an interview on TrueHoopTV, when asked what he would say to Frederic Weis, Carter apologizes…

You can watch the full interview here and there’s a great oral history about the dunk here, too.

Have to say, still seems like yesterday to some of us.