Top 10 bench players in Dallas Mavericks history

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7. Vince Carter

Next up on the list is Vince Carter. The eight-time All-Star signed with the Dallas Mavericks a year after they had won the NBA Championship in 2011.

He started in 40 out of 61 games in his first season with the team. Things changed the following two seasons as he came off the bench in 159 games.

Carter learned to become a primary role player, as he had been a starter most of his career. He became the team's sixth man during the 2013-14 season when Jason Terry left in free agency.

His approach to the game also changed. The former Mav went from being a flashy dunker to a lethal 3-point shooter.

During his second season with Dallas he shot 40.6 percent from behind the arc. The following year he knocked down 39.4 percent of his attempts from long range.

His shooting abilities were highlighted during the 2014 Playoffs. In Game 3 of Dallas' first-round series against the San Antonio Spurs, Carter hit a game-winning 3-pointer that gave the Mavs a 2-1 lead.

While Carter's time in Dallas was short, it was fun to watch him continue to perform at a high level.

He nearly helped the Mavs pull off one of the biggest upsets in league history.