Free agent Vince Carter will sign a three-year, $12 million deal with the Memphis Grizzlies, the team has announced last night. Memphis was uninterested in waiting on shooter, Mike Miller, who appears headed to Cleveland with LeBron James, and agreed to terms with the 37-year-old Carter last night. Read More »
Thirteen years ago today, the Philadelphia 76ers and Toronto Raptors faced off in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. It was also the day Allen Iverson celebrated his individual excellence before and during the game, etching himself into the team and the city’s history once and for all. Read More »
Vince Carter (Kevin Jairaj/USA TODAY Sports)
Good news: We are still very early into the conference semifinals, meaning there is still a lot more trash-talking to be had, buzzer-beaters to be made and dunks to be slammed for the rest of the playoffs.
Bad news: We are already in May at the conference semifinals, meaning in a little over one month the NBA season will be over. And that sucks. Read More »
Mavs off-the-bench sharpshooter Vince Carter will be a free agent on July 1 this year. Vince has turned into an important leader on this Mavs team as a sixth man who can space the floor with his three-point shooting and even turn back the clock to end a playoff game with a gargantuan buzzer-beater. Now comes word his former franchise up North, Toronto, is thinking about bringing him back. Read More »
Damian Lillard (Craig Mitchelldyer/USA TODAY Sports)
After a barrage of Game 7s this weekend, the first round is now finally over. There isn’t one second-round series that looks to be a mismatch; even Brooklyn won all four games against the Heat this season. We can only hope the semis live up to the standard the first round set, which included unbelievable highlights from Russell Westbrook, Vince Carter, Paul Pierce and, of course, Damian Lillard. Read More »
Aquille Carr (photo. Douglas Sonders)
Basketball is fun. It provides jaw-dropping highlights and eye-popping plays. NBA and college hoops are full of them, but it is what happens on the high school hardwood that often goes unnoticed. While not every player “makes it” to superstardom, there are those who find unfathomable success before they are even legally allowed to drive cars. Read More »
In Game 3 against San Antonio this afternoon, Vince Carter (11 points in 23 minutes) came through in the clutch, banging a three-pointer at the buzzer to win it for Dallas, 109-108. On an inbounds play with under two seconds to go, VC drifted to the corner, avoided Manu Ginobili, and the rest is history. Read More »
/ Apr 15, 2014 / 3:15 pm
Transforming from all-star to role player can be a begrudging process for NBA players used to a certain level of personal success on the court. Not every player is capable of making the transition in a smooth and non-disruptive fashion that benefits their current team. But the Dallas Mavericks are graced with two veterans who understand their time in the spotlight has passed and have embraced the responsibility of fitting in. Read More »
NIKEiD has exploded from its initial clunky and slow infrastructure into a highly desirable, limited-run option for sneaker fans to deck out the latest Nike Basketball signature sneakers or the newest Air Max models, acting out their own fantasies like Tinker Hatfield. Read More »
If you watched the NCAA tournament this past weekend, you had the chance to witness that the best teams do not always win. We saw Duke lose to a 14-seeded Mercer team that destroyed all of our brackets, while also witnessing Kansas, Ohio State, Syracuse, North Carolina and Wichita State all fall early.
Having the best talent can only get you so far when it comes to tournament time. In a tournament where anything can happen, it takes a great team that plays together to win the NCAA title–not just a group of individuals. Read More »