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Vince Carter was probably a little nostalgic when his former team came to Dallas last night. The Toronto Raptors were Carter’s first team and arguably the best years of his career. He dug the expansion team out of the cellar, led them to their first playoff appearance and first series win and even scored the first points in the Air Canada Centre.
He has a lot of fond memories of his time in Toronto, setting the foundation for his career.
"Winning the Rookie of the Year, winning the dunk contest, winning the first playoff game (for the Raptors), winning the first playoff series, you can't take that back,'' Carter said. "And that's where it all started for me. Whatever I accomplish from here, it had to all start from somewhere. Just like we all started from somewhere, we all remember our first.''
Even though Carter only played a little over six seasons in Toronto, not even half of his NBA career, he thinks he deserves to have his number ret...
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Although it may be an issue tucked away deep in the closets of many Raptors fans, ask any fan about Vince Carter and prepare to face the music. Pure venom comes spewing their mouths and only the bad memories remain. Vince Carter leaving for the Nets is on the same playing field as LeBron’s Decision in most parts of Ontario.
Are these the skimpiest uniforms a professional team’s cheerleader wear? The Dallas Mavericks showcased their new outfits in their opener. Hey, at least its got something attaching the bottom to the top….We wouldn’t want any wardrobe malfunctions, now would we?Photos via AP/Mavericks Dancers Facebook Page
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The Toronto Raptors agreed to pay former Knicks small forward Landry Fields $20 million over three years during the off-season. Do they wish they could take the deal back? They’d probably answer ‘yes’ at this point. Through four games, Fields is averaging a measly 2.5 points a game in 22 minutes of action. At the same time, Fields is missing easy layups like this one against...
Toronto point guard Kyle Lowry is not active for Wednesday night's game against the Dallas Mavericks after leaving the Raptors' last game with a sprained right ankle.
Lowry, who was acquired this past summer from Houston, injured his ankle Tuesday night against Oklahoma City and left with 1:29 remaining in the first half. The seventh-year guard is averaging 18.3 points and...
The Dallas Mavericks Dancers arrive at events with coats (and the best shorts in sports). But if they're heading to American Airlines Center -- the jackets are quickly lost for, well, shredded...
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Dallas forward Elton Brand is not with the team for the Mavericks' game Wednesday night against the Toronto Raptors so he can be with his wife for the birth of his second child.
The short-handed Mavericks were also without forward Shawn Marion, who is expected to miss at least three games after leaving Monday night's game against Portland with a sprained left knee ligament...
It's Election time and Texas-lovin' Chris Kaman and I are discussing - half-jokingly, I guess – the idea of our state seceding from the Union. ‘I might be disowned for this, or something,’ Kaman tells me, ‘but … ’ We’ll, this is Premium Mavs Stuff, and supremely funny stuff. C’mon inside, my fellow Americans, Texas and Mavs fans:
At some point in the next few weeks, the Dallas Mavericks will welcome Dirk Nowitzki back to the lineup. But against all odds, they're doing just fine without him.
In past seasons the Mavs have looked lost without their superstar. But with a surprising 4-1 start, they appear to be flourishing. And with each passing day, the degree of difficulty seems to rise. Already missing...
Ever since South Korean pop sensation Psy came out with his hit single Gangnam Style people all over the world have been posting videos and making parodies of the song.The latest to make a parody are The Dallas Mavericks, who posted their version “Whoop em’ Mavericks Style” yesterday. The star’s motto for the song is [...]
We at Cosby Sweaters are still searching for a good term to replace “posterize,” and for this gem we have chosen to go with baptismal. Kevin Durant took absolutely no mercy on election night when he dunked all over rookie Jonas Valanciunas. The Thunder dominated the Toronto Raptors 108-88 and there is no word if Jonas will return to the NBA following that embarrassment.
Video: Dirk completely annihilates a classic
His musical icon, David Hasselhoff, should beware.