VINCE CARTER NEWS

Playoff-Clenched Grizzlies Lose to Cavs After Three Game Winning Streak

By Kelley D. Evans The two teams holding the second spot in their respective conferences faced off on Wednesday (March 25) at FedExForum. The Memphis Grizzlies lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers in a game where pace and rhythm were ultimately the downfall from a hard fought game. The Cavaliers flew past the Grizzlies notching a 111-89 win. Cleveland came into Memphis looking to gain...
Via Reporting Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies clinch playoff spot with victory over Knicks

  Zach Randolph scored 23 points, Marc Gasol had 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night. The Grizzlies (50-21) shot 52 percent from the field in their third consecutive win. Vince Carter added 14 points, Jeff Green scored 12 and Kosta Koufos had 10. New York (14-57) has dropped four in a row and 11 of 13. Langston...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Grizzlies throttle Knicks to clinch playoff spot

NEW YORK -- Zach Randolph scored 23 points, Marc Gasol had 21 and the Memphis Grizzlies clinched a playoff spot with a 103-82 win over the New York Knicks on Monday night. The Grizzlies (50-21) shot 52 percent from the field in their third consecutive win. Vince Carter added 14 points, Jeff Green scored 12 and Kosta Koufos had 10. New York (14-57) has dropped four in a row and 11...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thanks to Carter and Nash, basketball flourishing in Canada

The NBA's two most recent No. 1 overall picks, Andrew Wiggins and Anthony Bennett, are Canadian. Expected 2016 top-five pick Thon Maker played high school basketball in Ontario. Who said Canada isn't a hotbed for NBA talent? Well, up until recently, it wasn't. Since 1946, 30 Canadians have made NBA rosters. That's almost 70 years. Thirteen of those 30 play in the NBA right now. Why...
Via Fox Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Swoops In For a Layup Like Old Times

It’s a shame Vince Carter is now on his sixth team in 10 years (I blame Rob Babcock), but at the same time. It’s nice to see VC still kicking in the league, making great plays like this super athletic layup and competing on a good Memphis Grizzlies squad who have a shot at a deep run in the playoffs. If he holds off retirement for the next few years, we all won’t be mad. The...
Via Hooped Up
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter looks back at 2000 Slam Dunk contest victory

A lot of people say that Vince Carter’s 2000 Slam Dunk contest performance was the greatest dunk contest performance of all-time. Well, Vince himself relives that event. And you can relive this along with Vince: Even 15 years later, this dunk contest is still incredible. He singlehandedly gave life to the event. It was too bad Vince never competed again. *** Vince Carter pic...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Zach LaVine and Vince Carter slam dunk contest comparison

When Zach LaVine won the dunk contest, he immediately drew comparisons to Vince Carter. Well, why don’t you judge for yourself? Check this out: No matter what, this is definitely one of the most entertaining basketball Vines you’ll ever see. *** Zach LaVine pic from Getty Images. Vine by the NBA.
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
February 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Five key questions facing Grizzlies after All-Star break

Due to the extended NBA All-Star break, the Memphis Grizzles do not play again until Sunday at Portland -- and they won't play at home until Feb. 27 against the Clippers. Here are five post-break questions to ponder in the meantime. 1. How important is it to win the majority of the final 29 games? Look what happened in Oklahoma City before the All-Star break. Sure, the 16-point debacle...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 10 NBA All Star Game Takeaways

Yes, Well, Sort Of10) Dirk Nowitzki did a Vince Carter post-dunk celebration, just to prove he was the funniest guy in the game9) The East did well when they ran 4 Hawks at once, mostly because they played a semblance of defense, if only by reflex8) Arianna Grande looked remarkably chaste for an ex-child star, in that labia was not visible7) Russell Westbrook hit his head on the...
Via Five Tool Tool
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Awesome Dunk Mashup Of Zach LaVine And Vince Carter

This Zach LaVine and Vince Carter mashup shows the sick skills from both players during their respective NBA Dunk Contests.
Via Gamedayr
February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter looks back at 2000 slam dunk contest

Vince Carter's performance in the 2000 slam dunk contest was a superhuman tour de force. He did things nobody had ever seen before, under the brightest lights, against the stiffest competition. It will never be forgotten, and it will never be repeated.  Here, the 38-year-old Carter looks back at the night that changed his career, and altered our collective expectations for what...
Via Fox Sports
February 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter ‘Kiss the Sky’ Sketch

Lifelong Toronto Raptors legend and one time New Jersey Nets guard Vince Carter doing his trademark mesh pull-up and kissing the sky before a game. Captured perfectly in a sketch from NYC artist Karmo Ruusmaa. The post Vince Carter ‘Kiss the Sky’ Sketch appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter To Be Reevaluated In One Week With Foot Tendon Injury

Vince Carter underwent an MRI on Friday, which revealed a left foot tendon injury. Carter will be re-evaluated within the next week at which time an update will be provided.
Via RealGM
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies' Vince Carter has injured tendon in left foot

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) Memphis Grizzlies guard/forward Vince Carter has an injured tendon in his left foot and will undergo more evaluation. The team announced Friday that an MRI revealed the injury and he'll be re-evaluated next week. Carter hurt his foot Thursday in the Grizzlies' 99-69 victory over the Denver Nuggets. Carter left the game in the second quarter and didn't return...
Via AP on Fox
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Vince Carter

On this day, 38 years ago, an NBA legend was born. A legend that would stun the eyes of everyone watching. A man that could fly through the air, putting the Wright Brothers to shame. From reverse 360-windmill dunks to leaping over 7-foot centers, Vince Carter has been the opposite of ordinary. So on this very special day I give to you some of the top plays from the career of the...
Via Crossover Chronicles
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Happy Birthday Vince Carter

On this day, 38 years ago, an NBA legend was born. A legend that would stun the eyes of everyone watching. A man that could fly through the air, putting the Wright Brothers to shame. From reverse 360-windmill dunks to leaping over 7-foot centers, Vince Carter has been the opposite of ordinary. So on this very special day I give to you some of the top plays from the career of the...
Via Bloguin Best
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter ‘Sin City’ Illustration

In celebration of Vince Carter turning 38 years old today. This “Sin City” styled illustration from Karmo Ruusmaa takes us back to Vinsanity’s Toronto Raptors dunks by the gallon old days, the nightly poster days, the all-or-nothing days. The post Vince Carter ‘Sin City’ Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
Via Hooped Up
January 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter flies for huge slam dunk against Denver Nuggets

Despite being in his late 30’s, Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter can still do his share of high-flying dunks and you need to check out this effort tonight against the Denver Nuggets. In the first half of play, watch as Carter drives past Wilson Chandler to throw down the high-flying slam dunk: Still Half-Man Half-Amazing after all these years! *** Vince Carter dunk against...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
January 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Vince Carter Baptize Rudy Gobert

It’s not throwback Thursday, but Vince Carter turned back the clock with his dunk over Rudy Gobert. Vinsanity has been a huge pick up for the Memphis Grizzlies, and he will be counted on heavily as the Grizz looks to make a title run. Carter has been able to transform his game from being a Superstar to a great role player a la Ray Allen. Rudy Gobert may have felt like old man...
Via The Front Office News
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Rudy Gobert gets posterized by Vince Carter

Rudy Gobert really should learn to respect his elders. Vince Carter had to teach a young punk a lesson. The post Rudy Gobert Foolishly Thought Vince Carter Was Too Old To Posterize Him appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
Via The Sports Fan Journal
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Court Vision: Carter's monster jam stands out in Grizzlies' loss

MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Here are some off-the-cuff observations from the Grizzlies' 97-91 defeat to the lowly Jazz, just the third home defeat for Memphis. THREE-POINT TAKE 1. Is 3-point defense becoming a concern? Over the last four games, Grizzlies opponents are shooting 46 percent from 3-point range. On Monday, Utah buried nine triples. "We're not closing out all the way," said Grizzlies...
Via Fox Sports Tennessee
December 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Summons Vinsanity For Monster Dunk Against Utah

Welcome back, Vinsanity! On Monday night, Vince Carter summoned his younger self to throw down a monster slam against Utah. Carter showed Rudy Gobert and Dante Exum what a legendary dunker does, even at the age of 37.
Via Gamedayr
December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Memphis Grizzlies players buy car for intern who had his stolen

Talk about the holiday spirit! After one of the team's interns had his car stolen, players from the Memphis Grizzlies chipped in to buy him a new one. Vince Carter and other members of the Grizzlies surprised "Brandon" with his new ride on Friday and filmed his emotional reaction.
Via Fox Sports
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Jalen Rose slams Raptors for Vince Carter trade, says VC really did drop coach Sam Mitchell in scrap

With the Toronto Raptors celebrating their 20th anniversary, they brought in some former players in preparation for the event as the team hosts the Dallas Mavericks. One of those players is Jalen Rose, who has since went on to be a prominent basketball analyst in the media. Rose talked about how he was happy to see arguably the greatest Raptor ever, Vince Carter, be honored in a...
Via Pass The Pill
November 28, 2014  |  Discuss

The Toronto Raptors Made Vince Carter Cry With Their Tribute

Vince Carter looked like the rightful heir to Michael Jordan for a good minute. When the 17-year veteran debuted with the Toronto Raptors in 1998-99...
Via Athlon Sports
November 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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