NBA legend Darryl Dawkins dies at 58- remembering his best moments

The NBA family suffered a major loss on Thursday with the news that legendary rim-wrecker Darryl Dawkins suffered a heart attack and passed away at the age of 58. One of the biggest stars of the immediate post-merger era, Dawkins played 14 seasons in the NBA, averaging 12.0 points per game and 6.1 rebounds on 57.2 percent shooting from the field. He was the first player in league...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter finishes second for Teammate of Year

Vince Carter is one of the more beloved teammates in the NBA. He almost has the hardware to prove it. From the Memphis Commercial Appeal:Players are not allowed to vote for their own a teammate award. This award has always been weird because of that. How are you going to know how good a teammate Tim Duncan was in 2014-15 if you weren't his teammate. For all you know...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter goes home to reunite with his high-school, state-championship team

Vince Carter has always been great at basketball. Shocking, I know. And his teams have always won because of it. Even more shocking, right?Let's get revolutionary with our statements, now: His high school team was amazing, in part, because it had Vince Carter. I know I'm blowing your mind right now.Anyway, Carter traveled home to Daytona to reunite with his high-school squad, a...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vince Carter aka Half-Man, Half-Amazing Dancer

Back in 2003 when Vince Carter was setting the world ablaze with the Toronto Raptors. One of his many nicknames was “Half-Man, Half-Amazing” and whether on the road or at home, he lived up to that alias like a Bawse. But in this forgotten Nike commercial featuring VC, we get a chance to remember just how good of a dancer he was too. What’s that? Stunt double??? Never! The...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Career Montage Illustration

Artist San C. from China, combines multiple illustrations of Toronto Raptors legend Vince Carter into one image. The post Vince Carter Career Montage Illustration appeared first on Hooped Up.
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July 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Rainy Days and Reinvention: While We’re Waiting…

I’ve had enough, Blawg Pound. Of the rain, I mean. What happened to summer? What happened to carefree days under the sun? What happened to picnics and campouts? What happened to spending every waking moment at the ballfield? What’s wrong with weather nowadays? Didn’t we raise it well enough? Didn’t we give it every opportunity to be its best self? WHAT’S GOING ON? Ahem...
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July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Golden State Warriors: From laughingstock to NBA Champs

The Golden State Warriors once opted to build their team around Todd Fuller instead of Kobe Bryant. This is a team that drafted (then traded) both Penny Hardaway and Vince Carter. The Golden State Warriors made the playoffs just once during an 18-year span, from 1994-2011, boasting 11 head coaches during that time. The Golden State Warriors were once the laughingstock of the NBA...
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June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Grizzlies need answers from the perimeter

If the Memphis Grizzlies lose tonight in Game 6 against the Golden State Warriors, their season will end. Obviously, they don't think it will.But in order to pull off a third upset in six games, Memphis must get solid play from its wing scorers, namely Jeff Green, Vince Carter and Courtney Lee. According to Zach Randolph and head coach Dave Joerger, here are the reasons why:Randolph...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

It Might Be Time for Memphis To Pull Minutes from Vince Carter

Vince Carter used to be one of the most exciting players to watch in the entire NBA. That point aside, the larger truth about the former dunk contest champion is that he’s been a really solid-to-good player for most of his 16 years in the league. However, like every high-flyer and star before him, it seems that Father Time has not only caught up to Carter, but taken him down with...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

It Might Be Time for Memphis To Pull Minutes from Vince Carter

Vince Carter used to be one of the most exciting players to watch in the entire NBA. That point aside, the larger truth about the former dunk contest champion is that he’s been a really solid-to-good player for most of his 16 years in the league. However, like every high-flyer and star before him, it seems that Father Time has not only caught up to Carter, but taken him down with...
Via Crossover Chronicles
May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Carter showing he can still have impact as a role player

Vince Carter was once one of the best players in the world. He dunked over seven-footers, dropped 30 points with casual flair and was unstoppable on a nightly basis. Obviously, at 38 years old, Carter is no longer the player he once was. But he's still useful.Here's more on Carter's slow yet seamless transformation from superstar to pivotal role player, courtesy of Sporting News...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Carter shares amazing moment with a Grizzlies fan

The Grizzlies have a wonderful relationship with their fanbase. Big games at FedExForum feel like one basketball team vs. another basketball team (plus thousands of towel-waving maniacs waiting to swarm the floor). It's intimidating and part of what makes them such a confident bunch.This beautiful moment right here is what that special bond is all about. Vince Carter takes the time...
Via Fox Sports
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter cleans up with two-handed putback jam vs Blazers (Video)

Vince Carter may be 38 years old, but he's still in the NBA, and he can still bring it for the Memphis Grizzlies. Carter made that clear on Thursday night during Game 5 against Portland by following up a Zach Randolph miss with a two-handed putback jam that fired up the home crowd.Carter scored 9 points and grabbed 5 rebounds as the Grizzlies beat the Trail Blazers 99-93 to win...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Memphis Grizzlies Guard VInce Carter is Still Vin-Sane!

There are some players when they retire you think,"It's about time; should have done it years ago." There are others that when the new of their retirement breaks you think."Damn! I'm going to miss that dude." Vince Carter is definitely one of the latter. Whenever he retires it is going to be a sad day.Till that fateful comes to be we will just have to sit back and enjoy the vinsanity...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter does not know how old he is (VIDEO)

During Memphis' series-clinching win over Portland Wednesday night, Grizzlies guard Vince Carter hopped in a time machine and gifted the home crowd with some vintage dunks.  He's now 38 years old, mostly moving around like you'd expect someone that old to scramble on a basketball court.  But every now and then Carter still shows why he'll go down as the greatest dunker in NBA history...
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April 30, 2015  |  Discuss

NBA playoff moments: Vince Carter's Game 3 Winner Vs. San Antonio

There is no bigger Dallas sports fan I know than the co-founder of this very site and editor-for-life Kenny Masenda. And while I hate the Cowboys with all my being,..... The post My Favorite NBA Playoff Moment: Vince Carter’s Game 3 Game-Winner appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
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April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Drake Goes Off Like Vince Carter Playing Pick-Up

A video posted by champagnepapi (@champagnepapi) on Apr 17, 2015 at 7:30pm PDT When Toronto Raptors Global ambassador Drake isn’t touring the globe, making albums, kissing Madonna or reppin’ his home team. Drizzy is apparently out giving defenders buckets on the blacktop like his name is Vince Carter. In no way was this video edited to make him seem like a playground...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter ‘St. Jude Fan for Life’ Commercial

Memphis Grizzlies veteran Vince Carter teams up St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital patient Kyrston to promote the Fan for Life charity contest. Which helps to save the lives of kids battling cancer and other deadly diseases at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Sign up at and be automatically entered to win an autographed jersey from your favorite...
Via Hooped Up
April 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Vince Carter Interested In Broadcasting, Coaching In Retirement

Vince Carter adapted his game extremely well for when he lost some of his athleticism and remains an effective player at the age of 38. “You think you’re going to be the star, the go-to guy, forever,” Carter said last week. “But when reality sets in, that’s when it’s a challenge: How do you deal with that?” Carter would like to work in television when he retires, though...
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April 02, 2015  |  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
March 15, 2015  |  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...
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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.
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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...
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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
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