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Bring Back The Dunk Contest

On February 13, 2000, NBA history would be changed forever. A 23-year old Vince Carter would take center stage under the bright lights at Oakland Arena and go on to shock the basketball world. The setting was the NBA Slam Dunk Contest and the victor was Vince.Between the two rounds, Carter had amassed a score of 198 out of a possible 200. It was however, two particular dunks that...
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Knicks fan flops, gets ejected after courtside run-in with Vince Carter

Players will occasionally flop during games to fool the officials into blowing the whistle in their favor. But when a fan sitting in a courtside seat exaggerates some incidental contact, something far more nefarious is in play.That's what went down in the fourth quarter of the Grizzlies' win over the Knicks on Friday, when Vince Carter found himself running through the front row...
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Vince Carter Has No Plans To Retire

Vince Carter plans on playing next season and beyond. Carter is currently in his 18th NBA season at the age of 39. "For sure," Carter said. "Did I say I was retiring? I'm very thankful for (the recognition on the road). Don't get me wrong. But I plan on coming back. I just go year to year at this point. I don't put a timetable on it. I don't want to say two years and then everybody...
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Pelicans fall flat in fourth quarter of loss to Grizzlies

NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Zach Randolph had 22 points and 12 rebounds, and Memphis beat the New Orleans Pelicans 110-95 on Monday night, marking the Grizzlies' 10th victory in 12 games. Jeff Green scored 24 points for Memphis, and Vince Carter added 13, including a pair of back-breaking 3s in the last three minutes. Anthony Davis had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Pelicans, who lost...
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WATCH: Awesome Vince Carter Video Will Make you Appreciate His Greatness

Some basketball fans might not know that Vince Carter still plays in the NBA. But the  39-year-old former All-Star is still getting close to 13 minutes a game with the Memphis Grizzlies. The NBA recently posted a video of Carter in his prime, when he was among the best players in the league, helping fans remember the man who sparked "Vinsanity." WATCH: Vince Carter Still Has Nasty...
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Let's celebrate Vince Carter's birthday the right way

It's been a few years removed, but it'd be silly to forget what Vince Carter was like before the Memphis or Dallas days. Heck, before even the Phoenix or Orlando ones. Raptors Vince Carter and the early stages of Nets Vince Carter were like nothing we've ever seen. His athleticism was unprecedented around the league. His dunks were an event. Everyone had a favorite, from players...
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Vince Carter turned back the clock for this posterizing jam

We all know Vince Carter used to be a great dunker. It's hard to find a 38-year-old who can still throw down with authority, though. So, as the days of Vinsanity have stuck firmly in the past, we've sat and watched Carter become a more perimeter-oriented player—except for every once in a while when he turns into VINCE CARTER, like he did during Sunday's victory over the Celtics...
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Vince Carter turns back time with one-handed slam vs Lakers (Video)

Vince Carter briefly turned back time with a one-handed slam dunk during the second quarter of Sunday night's game against the L.A. Lakers. Carter made it look easy as he drove in from the three point line and threw it down without any Laker defenders getting in his way. The basket accounted for Carter's only points on the night as the Grizzlies beat the 112-96.H/T FTW. This post...
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December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter shows he still has hops with athletic dunk

We all know that longtime NBA veteran is one of the greatest dunkers in NBA history. He has a long and storied history of terrific dunks in the league. I mean, who doesn’t remember THIS? That dunk was in 2000, 15 years ago. Despite that, Carter is still going pretty strong as he is now with the Memphis Grizzlies. During Saturday night’s game against the Indiana Pacers, Carter...
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December 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter brought to tears by Raptors' tribute

Vince Carter hasn’t exactly received warm welcomes when he’s returned to the Air Canada Centre through the years, but Wednesday was a much different story. The Toronto Raptors have been honoring former players for their 20th anniversary this season, so when Carter and his Memphis Grizzlies made the trip north for the only time this year, the Raptors had a video tribute ready...
November 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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