MILWAUKEE -- Vince Carter may not be able to elevate like he used to, but he still knows how to hit a big shot.
Each time the Bucks made a push to close the gap, Carter hit a long 3-pointer or beat his man on a drive to the basket. On a night Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle talked at length about the youth on his team pregame, the 36-year-old Carter scored 13 of his 23 points in the fourth quarter to lead Dallas to a 115-108 victory over the Bucks.
"I've been coaching in this league for almost 20 years now and the last time we played Dallas was the first time and the only time I've ever seen Vince have a bad game," Bucks coach Jim Boylan said. "I was coming into this game with a little concern because he takes big shots and makes big shots.
"Last game we were able to contain him, but tonight he was the difference maker."
Carter finished 6 of 10 from the field and hit four of his six 3-pointers. Laughing and smiling with fans and opponents, the veteran looked like he was just out ...