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Jay Fletcher Vincent (born June 10, 1959 in Kalamazoo, Michigan) is a retired American professional basketball player.

A 6'7" forward, Vincent played at Michigan State University under coach Jud Heathcote, where he teamed with Magic Johnson and Greg Kelser to win the 1979 NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Tournament. Vincent won the Big Ten scoring championship in his junior and senior years. He was then selected by the Dallas Mavericks in the second round of the 1981 NBA Draft (24th overall pick), and he went on to have a productive 9-year NBA career, playing for the Mavericks (1981-86), Washington Bullets (1986-87), Denver Nuggets (1987-89), San Antonio Spurs (1989), Philadelphia 76ers (1989-1990) and Los Angeles Lakers (1990). He retired from the NBA in 1990 with 8,729 career points, 3,167 career rebounds, and 1,124 career assists. He has been named on the NBA All-Rookie Team in 1981/82 season.

Vincent is the older brother of seven-year NBA player and former NBA coach Sam Vincent.

He then played professionally in Italy for Philips Milano (1990-1991), Baker Livorno (1991-1992), Robe di Kappa Torino (1992-1993) and Goccia di Carnia Udine (Serie A2, 1993).

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