NBA Slam Dunk Heroes Art

Inspired by Batman Hush comic arc penciled by Jim Lee. Artist Lazuardi Ariesta from Jakarta, Indonesia illustrated some of the most memorable slam dunk heroes from the past like Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Nate Robinson, Spud Webb and Vince Carter. The post NBA Slam Dunk Heroes Art appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Vince Carter, future Hall of Famer, is still extremely effective

At a party in Scranton over the weekend, I got into a debate with a few of my friends about Vince Carter's Hall of Fame credentials. My boy P and I both felt as though VC was hands down a Hall of Fame caliber player, while two of my other buddies didn't think so.VC image from johnchidleyhill.comWe went back and forth for a while, trading statistics and situations reinforcing...
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Vince Carter 2014 Dallas Mavericks season YouTube mix is incredible

If you happen to be looking to kill some time on this Wednesday, you might want to check out this very impressive YouTube mix of Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter. The YouTube mix was produced by MaxaMillion711 and shows the progression of Vince’s season with Dallas along with how his career has changed. Check out the full video below and get ready for some Vinsanity: ***...
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Vince Carter Hall of Famer?

Vince Carter   Career WARP: 148.1 Basketball-Reference HOF probability: 71.3 percent No candidate elicits a stronger reaction on both sides of the Hall debate than Carter, whose poor reputation around the league flies in the face of the metrics. By the numbers, Carter is one competent season away from cracking a WARP barrier of 150 that has historically been the threshold for...
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Memphis Grizzlies: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason

Memphis Grizzlies: Strongest and Weakest Moves of the Offseason By Ciaran Mills: Staff Writer At Hoopstuff… Re-Signed Zach Randolph and Beno Udrih Signed Vince Carter Drafted Jordan Adams and Jarnell Stokes Strongest: Signing Vince Carter When it became clear that Mike Miller was signing elsewhere, they had to find another experienced shooting guard. Luckily for them, Vince Carter...
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Vince Carter Competes At The 1995 McDonald’s All-American Slam Jam

Let’s hop in the wayback machine and travel back to 1995 when an 18-year-old Vince Carter participated in the McDonald’s All-American Slam Jam — back when he was merely Half-Teenager/Half-Amazing. [GD's] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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Drake Tries His Hand At Recruiting Kevin Durant

The push to sign free agent to be Kevin Durant in 2016 has begun for many teams in the league and that includes the Toronto Raptors who KD loved watching as a kid because of Vince Carter. They say timing is everything, so when Durant attended Drake’s fifth annual OVO Fest at Molson Canadian Amphitheatre. The Raptors global ambassador took some time to woo the MVP in front of a...
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Vince Carter Vinsanity Illustration

A silly good Vince Carter illustration by Octopus ZX from Hangzhou, China. The post Vince Carter Vinsanity Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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Memphis Grizzlies: Why Vince Carter is the X-factor

Vince Carter is someone who will go down in history as one of the greatest shooting guards of all time. An 8 time All-Star, the Rookie of the Year in 1999, the winner of the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest,  and 25th in career points in the history of the NBA, Carter has already carved up a Hall of Fame worthy career. Vince Carter dunking during the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest By signing with...
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By Kelley D. Evans Just two years ago, the Memphis Grizzlies were referred to as a young and emerging team. Now they are a more established ball club in the basketball world with a diverse roster. With offense in mind and defense still a priority, the front office has made moves to put a roster in place that can take Memphis deeper into the playoffs The moves include the addition...
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The Best Dunks By Vince Carter In The Era Of Vinsanity

.embed-container { position: relative; padding-bottom: 56.25%; height: 0; overflow: hidden; max-width: 100%; height: auto; } .embed-container iframe, .embed-container object, .embed-container embed { position: absolute; top: 0; left: 0; width: 100%; height: 100%; } It can be easy to forget just how freakishly athletic Vince Carter was in his prime. Sure, now Carter is mostly relegated...
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Notorious: Chris Wallace Is Back as Grizz GM

Chris Wallace came off the bench to bring Vince Carter to Beale Street. Give that man a JOB! Photos courtesy of Warren Roseborough. Basketball offseason has been slow and I’ve been busy with SportsTwist (Daily on KWAM990, 6-7 p.m. — Listen LIVE at, the new radio show I co-host with Rhonnie “The Socialite” Brewer that I have been quiet here at 3G. But yesterday...
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Photo by Warren Roseborough. By Kelley D. Evans The Memphis Grizzlies now have a new addition who seems happy in the city of grit and grind. It’s a 37-year-old veteran player who made his mark with one of the most-talked-about dunks in NBA All-Star history. Do you remember? It’s Vince Carter. He’ll be sporting his number, 15, this upcoming season with the Grizzlies. The eight...
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On a Scale of 1-Vince Carter, Rate this Mid-Air Dunk Change (Video)

You always gets bonus points for being an in-game dunk, because you don’t have a lot of time to think about what you are going to do. But on the scale of a WNBA Dunk to Vince Carter dunk contest what would you give it? H/T SportsNation and BallUpStreetBall
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July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Grading the free agent pickups

With the NBA being a couple of weeks into free agency, the majority of the big name free agents have already been signed. Because of this, now is about as good of a time as ever to take a look at the Memphis Grizzlies’ free agency acquisitions, partially because it’s  unknown if the team will have many more signings as of now. The Grizzlies didn’t sign too many new players...
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Veteran Carter expects to make Finals push with Grizzlies

MEMPHIS -- Has Vince Carter gone from Vinsanity to insanity? The newest Memphis Grizzly was introduced at a Monday press conference, and he wasted no time making his wishes known. "They're playoff ready and I'm able to come in hopefully and get us over the hump," Carter said. "That's the goal: go as far as possible and hopefully to hold up that O'Brien...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vinsanity Comes To Memphis

Back in his familiar No. 15, Vince Carter was introduced to Memphis media on Monday, and spoke about what we all dream of:  A championship parade on Beale. Check out audio from the full press conference, featuring Vince Carter, Grizzlies’ interim GM Chris Wallace and Head Coach Dave Joerger . . . plus, another bonus interview with Wallace about the direction of the team and further...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter’s Wheels Are Still Turning

Next stop on the Vince Carter tour: MemphisThe Memphis Grizzlies agreed to a three-year, $12 million deal with 37 year-old Vince Carter early Saturday morning. Carter is not the player he once was when he was in his prime, but he produced well for the Dallas Mavericks last season, and so Memphis feels they can squeeze a few more years out of him. With Carter aging, we must ask when...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies: Vince Carter Signing Grade

Memphis Grizzlies: Vince Carter Signing Grade By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content @ Hoopstuff… Contract: 3 years, partial guarantee in the 3rd year, 12 million dollars I remember watching the 2000 dunk contest like it was yesterday. The two years prior the NBA didn’t hold the contest, including the lockout year of 1999, but the whole thing had been stale and boring for...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Signs With Memphis

Vince Carter has agreed to a 3-year contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, with the 3rd year of the contract partially guaranteed. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports first reported the deal. He is coming off a season where he averaged 11.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists per game, highlighted by a game winner in this year’s playoffs. In recent years, Carter has become one of...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Agrees to 3-Year, $12 Million Deal With Grizzlies

The Memphis Grizzlies have added some shooting and athleticism by locking up Vince Carter to a three-year deal. Vince Carter has agreed to a three-year, $12M deal with Memphis, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 12, 2014 The third year of Carter's deal is partially guaranteed, league source tells Yahoo Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter leaving Dallas for Memphis

DALLAS -- The Mavs were hoping to bring back Vince Carter under the terms of what would've been a Room MLE two-year, $5.6-million deal. The Grizzlies' three-year, $12-million deal obviously trumps that. ... and off he goes, Dallas losing the scoring, leadership and class of their 37-year-old future Hall-of-Famer. There was a two-year price Carter would've waited for in...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Grizzlies boost perimeter look with Vince Carter signing

The Memphis Grizzlies bolstered their perimeter game with a household name on Saturday, signing Vince Carter to a multiyear deal. The former star of the Raptors, Nets, Magic, Suns and Mavericks (most recently) comes to Memphis as one of the NBA's all-time leaders in three-pointers made (7th overall), three-pointers attempted (8th), field goals attempted (20th), points (25th)...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks looking to sign Dwyane Wade

The Dallas Mavericks have been hoping to pick up another star to go along with Dirk Nowitzki and Monta Ellis this offseason, and they were hoping for that player to be either LeBron James or Carmelo Anthony. Unfortunately, they were unable to draw attention from either one of those players, but they might have another target that they have focused their attention on. According to...
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July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Signs With The Memphis Grizzlies

With Mike Miller likely leaving for the Cavaliers, the Memphis Grizzlies have signed Vince Carter, according to Adrian Wojnarowski. Carter and the Grizzlies agreed to a three-year, $12.2 million contract. The 37-year-old was expected to sign with the Dallas Mavericks prior to this news. He averaged 11.9 points, 3.5 rebounds and... The post Vince Carter Signs With The Memphis Grizzlies...
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