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Vince Carter working hard to keep up with the kids
Vince Carter spent Tuesday morning shuffling around the Mainland High Gym trying to keep up with the youngsters who packed the house for his annual...

Vince Carter literally freezing body for preservation
There's only one way to keep Vince Carter's body in the condition needed to play professional basketball these days: freezing him from shoulder-to-toe. Vince, you...

Video: Is J.P. Tokoto Among the Legendary UNC Dunkers?
Just before the 2015 NBA Draft, former UNC and now Philadelphia 76ers high-flier J.P. Tokoto said that a dunk contest with fellow Tar Heel Vince...

The Old and New Guard of Pro Tar Heels
A nice moment after Harrison Barnes' Golden State Warriors eliminated Vince Carter's Memphis Grizzlies in the NBA Playoffs. Vince Carter left UNC in 1998, Harrison...

Guarded by Father Time, Vince Carter seeks first NBA title
As Vince Carter sat down at his locker Tuesday, he was handed two towels by Memphis teammate Kosta Koufos. “One for half-man, one for half-amazing,”...

Top Ten Greatest NBA Playoff Performances By Former Tar Heels
The NBA Playoffs have been fun to watch this year, in part because there is no shortage of UNC alumni playing postseason basketball. Whether it’s...

Vince Carter's putback dunk will make you immediately nostalgic for 1998
Vince Carter is the greatest dunker in NBA history -- and if you're foolish enough to dispute this, we present legendary YouTube video "Vince Carter's...

Vince Carter, stardom behind him, still proud, still contributing in NBA at age 38
Vince Carter is explaining why he signed with the Grizzlies last summer, and he cites the vague “opportunity.” Opportunity to win his first championship? Opportunity...

NBA journey has had many flights for Vince Carter
At 38, Vince Carter has never been less influential statistically or athletically. And at the same time, in his 17 NBA seasons, he has never...

At 38, Vince Carter Drifts to the 3-Point Line and Reinvents Himself
If Vince Carter is self-conscious about going gray at 38, it is one of the rare instances in which he has fought the slow toll...

Jay Williams Misremembers Playing UNC-Duke Game Against Vince Carter
Jay Williams attempted to explain the experience of playing in a Duke-UNC rivalry game to ESPN's audience Wednesday night, though in his attempt to name-drop...

Is Vince Carter a Hall of Famer?
Thursday is the 15th anniversary of Vince Carter winning the 2000 Slam Dunk Contest. While the performance was legendary, is his career worthy of Hall...

Vince Carter: The greatest dunker ever (video)
Vince Carter cast a spell on every basketball fan at the 2000 slam-dunk contest. Amin Elhassan shares his memories of it 15 years later...

Reflections from Dean Smith's last team
North Carolina started off Dean Smith's final season as head coach making a dubious kind of history. During the 1996-97 season, the Tar Heels began...

The night Vinsanity was born
Vince Carter's 2000 dunk contest performance was almost mythical. Fifteen years later, he walks us through the magic...

Vince Carter: Dean Smith didn't like the limelight (video)
The Dan Patrick Show: Vince Carter joins the show to discuss if he ever felt bad dunking on anyone throughout his career, how he was...

Vince Carter recalls his legendary Slam Dunk Contest performance
It’s been 15 years since Vince Carter, then of the Toronto Raptors, rocked the Oakland Arena with a display of not just one quality dunk,...

Legacy Of A Lifetime
Marcus Paige only met Dean Smith once. By the time Paige was a Tar Heel freshman, Smith was battling a progressive neurocognitive disorder and...

Vince Carter Talks about Stuart Scott, Fatherhood and NBA Playoffs
Memphis Grizzlies guard-forward Vince Carter decided to sit down with the Gospel Herald to discuss various topics, including the passing of Stuart Scott, what it's...

Vince Carter just trying to 'not look old'
Vince Carter had a good night for the Memphis Grizzlies scoring 13 points in just under 24 minutes. His answer to a reporter who asked...

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