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Smack / Jan 5, 2015 / 1:40 pm

Paul Pierce Says Carmelo Anthony Is Toughest Cover In Players’ Tribune Post

Carmelo Anthony, Paul Pierce

Kobe Bryant is perhaps the best individual scorer basketball has ever seen. No player in league history boasts the combination of size, athleticism, scoring ability, and playmaking talent of LeBron James. And Vince Carter and Tracy McGrady are the best reasonable facsimiles of Bryant and James that have appeared over the past two decades. But no member of that esteemed quartet is the star who Paul Pierce deems his toughest defensive assignment. In a new post for The Players’ Tribune, the Washington Wizards forward and Boston Celtics legend says no player is harder to guard than Carmelo Anthony. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / Dec 23, 2014 / 2:15 am

Video: Vince Carter Turns Back Clock For Vintage Facial Jam On Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert, Vince Carter

Rudy Gobert is 22. The Utah Jazz center was a mere six years-old when Vince Carter made his professional debut in 1998, dunking his way to immediate superstardom. 16 years later, Vinsanity is far more likely to come off a barrage of three-pointers than a soaring poster jam. But the 37 year-old can still get up when the occasion calls for it. To wit, this vintage facial jam over the 7-2 Frenchman that left his Memphis Grizzlies teammates and all of FexEx Forum in a frenzy. Read More »

Latest News / Dec 17, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Videos: Vince Carter Catches Fire In Second Quarter Versus Warriors

Vince Carter

It was Vinsanity during the second quarter of the Memphis Grizzlies’ win over the streaking Golden State Warriors on Tuesday night. Watch Vince Carter live up to his nickname and get FedEx Forum rocking by hitting three treys in four possessions during his team’s game-defining run. Read More »

GIFs, Latest News / Dec 12, 2014 / 11:15 pm

GIF: Vince Carter Nails Corner 3 To Force 2nd OT

Vince Carter

After culminating a successful trio of seasons in Dallas with a game-winning buzzer-beater over the Spurs in the first round last April, we just knew Vince Carter was going to hit the game-tying three-pointer when he got open in the near corner in tonight’s Grizzlies – Hornets double-overtime thriller. He drilled it to force a second overtime where Memphis escaped a scare at home, 113-107. Read More »

Video / Nov 19, 2014 / 8:45 pm

Watch Vince Carter Get Emotional During Tribute At Air Canada Centre

Vince Carter

Vince Carter

Time heals all wounds. Just ask Vince Carter. After years of being roundly booed upon returning to Air Canada Centre, the former Toronto Raptors superstar received a standing ovation during a video tribute highlighting his time above the border. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Nov 17, 2014 / 9:00 pm

Watch Vince Carter Lose Ball In Mid-Air Before Finishing Transition Dunk

Vince Carter

Vince Carter

Rev that bike, Vince Carter. Watch the 37 year-old Memphis Grizzlies wing accidentally and somewhat ironically channel his “Half-Man Half-Amazing” days by losing the ball on his way up for a dunk yet still manage to finish the slam. Read More »

Video / Nov 13, 2014 / 11:00 pm

Watch Memphis’ Courtney Lee Beat Kings With Buzzer-Beating Alley-Oop Layup

Courtney Lee

Courtney Lee (photo. Snorman Vine)

What a comeback by the Memphis Grizzlies. Completing his team’s furious forth quarter rally, Vince Carter found Courtney Lee from the sideline for a game-winning layup as time expired to give Memphis an incredible 111-110 victory over the Sacramento Kings. Read More »

Video / Nov 10, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Past Meets Present In Epic Update Of NBA’s Classic “Forever” Commercial

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James

Wilt Chamberlain, LeBron James (photo. Slamdunk Mixmakin”

Have you ever wondered what Derrick Rose would look like playing with Scottie Pippen and Michael Jordan? How Paul George measures up to a prime, healthy Tracy McGrady? If LeBron James’ aerial exploits compare to Julius Erving’s? You won’t ever find out, unfortunately, but this epic update of classic NBA spot “Forever” is the closest you’ll come to doing so. Read More »

Video / Nov 4, 2014 / 1:30 pm

Watch 37 Year-Old Vince Carter Turn Back The Clock With Acrobatic Finish

Vince Carter

Vince Carter (photo. r/nba user ppd264)

Half thirty-something man, half occasionally amazing? Watch 37 year-old Vince Carter turn back the clock with this acrobatic finish around Alexis Ajinca in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 93-81 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Monday night. Read More »

GIFs, Video / Oct 21, 2014 / 12:00 pm

Watch Vince Carter Reject Dirk Nowitzki At The Rim

Dirk Nowitzki, Vince Carter

New Memphis Grizzlies veteran wing Vince Carter faced off with his old team, the Dallas Mavericks, on Monday night. Despite only playing for eight minutes and recording just three points, the 37-year-old showed off his legendary vertical on the defensive end in the closing seconds of the first quarter. Read More »