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Fan travels from China to meet idol Vince Carter

(Source: Memphis Grizzlies) (Source: Memphis Grizzlies)

The love of the game is what keeps 39-year-old Vince Carter going after 18 years in the NBA.

The love of her favorite player is what had one Chinese Basketball fan traveling 14 hours to Memphis to meet him.

During warmups before Monday night's game, Grizzlies Forward Vince Carter saw this fan holding a sign saying "I came to the U.S. from China Alone, just for my dream, seeing you Vince!" and, "I love you 16 years. I will be back to China tomorrow. Hope to See You VC." along with, "I will always love you. Will you take a picture with me, Vince?"

It worked.

Carter, a Future NBA Hall of Famer, instructed courtside security to let her on the floor.

VC took a few pictures and chatted a bit before heading off to the locker room having made one young girl's dream come true, several years and several thousand miles in the making.

Carter, who hurt his hip in Monday's game, is listed as questionable for the Raptors game Tuesday.

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