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This is some wily old veteran type junk right here. Long ago are the days of Vince Carter just getting the ball and dunking over people. Though the Dallas Mavericks guard/forward can still get above the rim, he cannot do it without a little use of the old noggin these days. Checkout what Carter did on Thursday night against the Warriors when he faked an injury in the corner to get the defense to ease up on him, then he make a cut to the rim to take a pass from Elton Brand. That’s something you would expect from someone on the playground, not on an NBA court. For what it is worth, later in the game, the Warriors showed you why Carter needs to make plays like this I like how Draymond Green does the primal scream for Carl Landry after the block. Golden State ended up with the last laugh, winning 100-97. H/T @cjzero
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Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter cannot fly as high as he once could. Carter was one of the most exciting players in the league earlier in his career. He could rock the rim as well as anyone in the NBA. Now, the 36-year-old is forced to rely more on his brain than his legs to come up with a big play.
During the final seconds of the first half in the Mavs’ loss to the Golden...
WILY OLD VETERAN
Veteran play leads to monster dunk.
Over his 17-year career, Dallas Mavericks guard Vince Carter has given NBA fans some of the most memorable dunks in league history.
From 360 windmills to dunking while covering his eyes to throwing his arm through the rim and hanging from his elbow, "Vinsanity" has proven to be one of the best in-air performers the basketball world has ever seen.
And after Thursday night...
The wily veteran Vince Carter pulled one of the oldest tricks in the book last night. The fake injury dunk. Carter sat in the corner of the court holding his ankle causing his defender to lag off and help his teammates. Carter then cut to the basket for a wide open dunk. Only a move that a vet could have pulled off. The Dallas Mavericks lost to the Golden State Warriors 100...
Harrison Barnes is an impressive young rookie, but last night he got the Manti Te’o treatment from Vince Carter. Carter was in the corner acting like he was injured.
The Mavs were playing for the last shot as Barnes was guarding Carter on the wing. Carter started to check and reach for his ankle several times.
Barnes checked and looked at Carter several times before deciding...
This is one of those plays that you want to hate so badly, but when it is all said and done it is nearly impossible to do so. Vince Carter, who is 87 years old, is still playing some good ball for the Mavericks. He may have lost a step or two but he is as savvy as ever. Check out Vince feigning an injury on Thursday night and seemingly taking himself out of the play. Then, the...
After 14 years in the NBA, Vince Carter probably has his fair share of tricks up his sleeves. He pulled out one of his best last night, in a 3 point loss to the Golden State Warriors.
In an attempt to get his defender to play off of him a little, Carter faked an injury in the corner to appear to be out of the play. Once his defender began to help off of a seemingly injured Carter...
You know the old saying, "If you ain't cheating, then you ain't winning?"Well, it looks like Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter decided to use a little bit of trickery to score an easy hoop last night against the Golden State Warriors.With less than thirty seconds to play, Carter took a jumpshot and appeared to have suffered an injury during the landing after...
Mavericks guard Vince Carter fakes an ankle injury and after the D drops off of him, slams it home.
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The morning of sneaky veterans continues. We showed you the video of Caron Butler faking a high-five to get a layup. The latest is Vince Carter faking an injury to get in position for a dunk. Watch the video courtesy of Gunaxin Sports
Just in case you needed more fuel for your Vince Carter hating fire. Here he goes acting a fool, being a bozo and every other bone-headed analogy. He has have a history of milking injuries but never have we seen him fake an injury for 10 seconds just to get an open dunk. Just Vince being a 45 year old Vince Carter. How he still has a job is beyond me.
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