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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...

Vince Carter's Best NBA Dunks in Honor of Vinsanity's 38th Birthday (video)
In honor of Memphis Grizzlies guard Vince Carter's birthday, here's a highlight reel of the best dunks that Vinsanity has thrown down in his 17-year...

From superstar to sub: The unlikely longevity of Vince Carter
The smile is still there, that big toothy grin Vince Carter debuted to an NBA audience in 1999, with Toronto. It’s the patches of grey...

Q&A: Vince Carter, Memphis Grizzlies
You like to take big shots, don’t you? Vince Carter: "Not afraid to do it, and I think I’ve established that over the years. I’m...

Video: Vince Carter turns back the clock with dunk on Utah center Rudy Gobert
While Vince Carter has aged gracefully into a supporting role as a player, his descent from the peak of the dunking world has come a...

Carolina Rundown: November 28
Wednesday: Ty Lawson had 17 points and 12 assists. 16 points and five rebounds for Harrison Barnes. Wright had six points and seven rebounds. Reggie...

Marcus Paige a bright spot for UNC
When Marcus Paige was growing up, it was all about Carolina blue. He rocked Jordans, called Vince Carter his favorite player and celebrated when the...

Vince Carter is finally forgiven and it should change his legacy
The legacy of Vince Carter has always been a bit tough to figure out. Carter is a supremely talented player who showcased some of the...

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