Vince Carter RUMORS & NEWS

  • Mavs still confident they can keep Carter

    ESPN Dallas "The Dallas Mavericks don't believe that signing Chandler Parsons to a huge offer sheet will cost them a chance to keep Vince Carter. A source said the Mavs are still optimistic about re-signing their sixth man. However, the three-year deal worth more than $45 million for Parsons would use the..." July 09

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    Dwain Price @DwainPrice

    #Mavs closing in on re-signing Vince Carter, source said. Still in the hunt for Parsons, Deng, Stephenson, Ariza and P-Gasol.

  • Vince Carter Wants To Re-Sign With Mavericks

    Real GM Basketball "Vince Carter wants to remain with the Dallas Mavericks next season. “I think I’ve earned the right to stick around,” Carter said. Carter has been a good value for Dallas on his three-year, $9.3 million contract. “My fingers are crossed,” he said. “Next year might be even better. We can..." March 31

  • Vince Carter on future with Mavs: 'I think I've earned the right to stick around'

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter has had an up-close view of the Mavericks’ fall from grace. It’s not easy when you join a team the season after a championship run, especially when you are transitioning into a new role as a support player rather than a featured performer. In three seasons with the Mavericks,..." March 29

  • Carter reflects on 'Vinsanity' era, his role shaping Canadian basketball

    Dallas Morning News "Mavericks fans have seen glimpses of Vince Carter’s greatness. They can only imagine what it must have been like to see the man they called Vinsanity, Air Canada and Half-Man, Half-Amazing when he was doing all the acrobatic dunks and hang-time highlights that made him a legend in..." January 22

  • Vince Carter says he was joking around about Dwight Howard “crybaby” crack

    Pro Basketball Talk "Predictably, the Internet loved it when Vince Carter said Dwight Howard was the biggest crybaby he knew. After two years of drama as he left Orlando for Los Angeles, the L.A. for Houston, it’s safe to say fans outside H Town are pretty much done with all things Dwight. And Carter’s comments fit..." November 22

  • Carter calls Howard 'biggest crybaby'

    ESPN Dallas "It’s one thing for Mavericks owner Mark Cuban, a man known for his trash-talking prowess, to throw a few verbal jabs at Dwight Howard. But for Vince Carter to get in on the act? That’s what happened during a timeout in the second quarter Wednesday. Carter interrupted Howard’s one-sided..." November 21

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    John Schuhmann @johnschuhmann

    Vince Carter suspended one game for his elbow to Steven Adams. See video here: http://t.co/DB1AIfrGMK

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    Earl K. Sneed @EarlKSneed

    Vince Carter is ejected for a flagrant 2 with 4:01 in the 3rd. Tech on Adams.

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  • Even at 36-years-old, Mavericks' Carter still high-flying offensive weapon

    Dallas Morning News "It’s been a long time since Vince Carter has been half-man half-amazing. About a week or so. Too long for his liking since he last wheeled into the paint a couple of preseason games back and rose up for a dunk making one of “those moves” the kind that NBA fans pay big money to see in..." October 20

  • Vince Carter has no plans to retire

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "From the looks of the calendar Vince Carter is in the twilight of his NBA career. But don’t ask the Dallas Mavericks’ small forward if he’s thought about retiring and hanging up his high-flying sneakers. Although he is in the last year of his contract Carter who turns 37 on Jan. 26 doesn’t have..." October 04

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    Bryan Gutierrez @BallinWithBryan

    Carlisle said a goal for the team will have Dirk to be in "the low 30s" in terms of minutes. Carter would be in the mid 20s.

  • Vince Carter’s latest milestone unfairly dulled by loss to Memphis, Mayo fallout

    Dallas Morning News "Apologies to Vince Carter. Once again, 36-year-old Carter was a pleasure to watch Monday night. In the season’s next-to-last game, with little on the line, Carter played with youthful zeal and in the process passed another legend on the NBA’s career scoring list. Carter passed Clyde Drexler for..." April 16

  • Vince Carter joins good company – very good company

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter became the 15th player in NBA history to reach 22,000 points, 5,000 rebounds and 4,000 assists with the second of his eight assists against the Kings. “It’s a shock,” he said. “I’m first and foremost excited about the win. To do that while getting the win is a great feeling.”" April 07

  • Breaking down Carter's final shot against the Spurs

    Mavs Moneyball "Vince Carter missed a three-point attempt against the Spurs last night as the buzzer expiring. The Mavericks trailed 92-91 and the shot could have won the game. Those are facts. Right here, I'm going to try to cover all the major facts about those last few seconds in the AT&T Center before..." March 15

  • Dallas Mavericks OK with Vince Carter getting the last shot

    Dallas Morning News "The Mavericks’ last shot went to Vince Carter, not Dirk Nowitzki. And even the big German couldn’t argue with the logic. That didn’t make it any easier to swallow when the plan didn’t work. The Mavericks had one of their best defensive stretches of the year in holding the San Antonio Spurs..." March 15

  • Carter comes up big in win over the Bucks

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Earlier this season while they were struggling, the Dallas Mavericks kept saying that as soon as they got to know one another and as soon as all of their key players got healthy, they would become a major player and become a threat to make the playoffs. Consider that promise a..." March 13

  • Vince Carter passes Larry Bird on scoring list in Mavs win

    USA Today "Move over, Larry Legend. Vinsanity still has a few special moments in him. Vince Carter scored 26 points to pass Larry Bird on the NBA's career scoring list, and the Dallas Mavericks headed into the All-Star break with a 123-100 victory against the Sacramento Kings on Wednesday night. Carter..." February 14

  • Vince Carter and Shawn Marion will stay put, Carlisle says

    SB Nation "Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said on Monday it's of his opinion that the team won't make any trades before the Feb. 21 trade deadline, according to Mavs.com's Earl K. Sneed. Carlisle went on to list forwards Shawn Marion and Vince Carter as players who won't be heading anywhere. He..." February 11

  • Mavericks assure Vince Carter he will not be traded

    Pro Basketball Talk "There were times you could count on Dallas to be a player at the trade deadline — at Mark Cuban’s urging the Mavericks have been aggressive in team building. But the long-term plan in Dallas now is to maintain their cap space for next summer and go after big-time free agents with a max deal..." February 07

  • Vince Carter (sick) misses shootaround

    ESPN.com "Dirk Nowitzki plans to play Monday night after missing the previous two games due to a strained right adductor, but the Mavs might still be without one of their most productive players against the Thunder. Sixth man Vince Carter did not attend shootaround, staying at the team hotel because he..." February 04

  • Vince Carter very nearly was "The Man" for Mavericks

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter was thisclose to pulling the Mavericks' tails out of a difficult situation Tuesday night. Carter came up with a huge offensive rebound, then quickly got loose for a layup that brought the Mavericks within 100-98. After a good defensive stand, Carter got the ball on the perimeter..." November 28

  • Raptors' Anderson a Vince Carter fan

    Toronto Sun "Vince Carter may be synonymous with No. 15 in Raptors history, but it's not a number that's foreign to Alan Anderson. Though he wears No. 6 in Toronto now, Anderson wore 15 twice -- in college at Michigan State and in his first year in the NBA with the Charlotte Bobcats -- as an homage to the..." November 11

  • Carlisle on Vince Carter: 'He's the only guy on the team taking charges'

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter drew kudos from Carlisle for the defense he played on DeMar DeRozan late in Wednesday's game. But it was another defensive play that didn't get the benefit of the referee's whistle that Carlisle really liked. Carter tried to draw a charge from Amir Johnson, but didn't get the..." November 09

  • Mavs' Carter says hosting Obama for fundraiser was 'honor'

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "On Feb. 23, Vince Carter's sprawling mansion in the suburban Orlando, Fla., neighborhood of Isleworth looked very presidential. That was the day the Dallas Mavericks' swingman hosted a $30,000-a-plate fundraiser at his chic home for President Barack Obama. About 70 people attended the event,..." November 05

  • Injuries force Carter to play power forward

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "In the Dallas Mavericks' locker room following Saturday's 110-94 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, Vince Carter looked exasperated. A shooting guard and small forward by trade, Carter has been thrust into helping the short-handed Mavs at power forward. Carter said he doesn't mind the extra..." October 22

  • Carter likes helping the young players

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "When Vince Carter was a rookie in 1998, teammates such as Charles Oakley, Kevin Willis, Doug Christie and Dee Brown helped him make the smooth transition from college basketball to the NBA. Some 15 years later, Carter is returning the favor. Now the oldest member of the Dallas Mavericks..." October 01

  • Dallas Mavericks Player Previews: Vince Carter

    Mavs Moneyball "So far, our player previews have focused on the young part of the Mavericks roster (Dahntay Jones excluded). We're now entering the "old guys" part of the preview and what better place to start than Vince Carter. Carter was an interesting off-season addition last season. His reputation had gone..." September 26

  • Jalen Rose retells story of how Mavericks' Vince Carter body slammed his head coach

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter's days with the Toronto Raptors are in the distant past. But teammate Jalen Rose ensured that one of his moments from the Canadian club isn't forgotten. Rose told the story of why Carter tossed his Toronto head coach Sam Mitchell to the ground, in an entertaining video for..." September 25

  • Mavericks' Carter excited about being back in the playoffs

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "About this time last year, Vince Carter had already packed his bags and was on vacation. Carter had finished his one and only season with the Phoenix Suns, who failed to qualify for the playoffs and were at home watching 16 teams make a bid to win the NBA title. But Carter wasn't interested in..." April 26

  • Dallas Mavericks' Carter stepping in for Marion during crunch time

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "It's a move that Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle said was born out of happenstance. Usually, Shawn Marion is the small forward who's on the floor for the Mavericks in the fourth quarter during crunch time. But over the past two games, that spot has been taken by Vince Carter. During the..." April 20

  • Mavericks guard Vince Carter is all about winning

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Vince Carter still has game. The Dallas veteran guard scored 18 of his 20 points in the first half of the Mavericks' 96-91 loss to the Los Angeles Lakers late Wednesday night at American Airlines Center. He finished one point shy of tying his season high (21 on two occasions) and one rebound..." February 24

  • Vince Carter: Why, in past seasons, 'we've all hated' Lamar Odom; Brandan Wright can be 'unreal'

    Dallas Morning News "On Lamar Odom: Vince Carter: He's a funny guy. He loves to win and he takes it personal. We talk all the time on the bench. Motivate each other. He's a great guy. He's a champion. He knows how to win. He's very vocal in the locker room. Through all his tough times, and him trying to get back..." February 15

  • Vince Carter: On his 'commercial' moment with Clippers' Blake Griffin

    Dallas Morning News "Why did you come to the Mavericks? Vince Carter: Great opportunity, great basketball team. It's always been an interest in possibly playing here. Looking at the pieces to the puzzle, and what they accomplished last year and you say 'Hey, they can possibly do it again,' and I just wanted to be a..." February 15

  • Carter was a solid acquisition

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Vince Carter continues to prove that he was a solid offseason acquisition for the Dallas Mavericks. In Wednesday's 105-95 win at Denver, Carter scored 17 points, collected eight assists, grabbed five rebounds, had two steals and a blocked shot in a superb all-around effort against the..." February 10

  • Mavericks would be in serious trouble without Vince Carter

    Dallas Morning News "Fraley: I still think it's Odom, but I have to give Carter credit. He doesn't have the explosiveness that he had earlier in his career, but he's changed himself as a player and what he brings to the table is certainly different than what he brough years ago. It's impressive. Gosselin: I thought..." February 10

  • Vince Carter's return timely with Jason Kidd going down

    Dallas Morning News "Vince Carter was ready to play. He just didn't expect to have to be that ready to play. He got called into the Utah game with barely two minutes gone. Jason Kidd's calf injury forced Carter, who had missed the previous five games with a sprained left foot, into early action. "They called me..." January 29

  • Carter ready to climb learning curve with Mavericks

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Knee tendinitis kept Vince Carter out of a practice early last week, mostly as a precautionary measure. The eight-time NBA All-Star hasn't had any issues since. He took part in Friday night's intrasquad Dallas Mavericks scrimmage and was back on the practice floor Saturday morning. "I'm..." December 18

  • Carter felt Mavs were the perfect fit

    Fort Worth Star-Telegram "Even before Vince Carter cleared waivers earlier this week after he was released by the Phoenix Suns, he had his sights set on joining the Dallas Mavericks. Why? "The way they play basketball, the way I play, my mentality, what I'm looking to accomplish,'' Carter said. "You want to go to a..." December 14

  • With future uncertain, Vince anxious for lockout to end

    Daytona Beach News-Journal "Talk about your unsettled situations. Surrounding himself with kids at his annual weeklong basketball camp is the only normal thing about this summer for Vince Carter, who has reached a stage where you can only throw your hands in the air and say, "Who knows?" The NBA is in lockout mode --..." July 21

  • How would 'Vinsanity' look in Silver and Black?

    San Antonio Express-News "Vince Carter's days appear numbered with the Phoenix Suns. He'll likely be playing for another team when the lockout ends and basketball resumes next season. The Arizona Republic reports that Phoenix is expected to buy out Carter's remaining year for $4 million instead of trying to move his..." June 21

  • Vince Carter would look good in an Orlando Magic uniform now

    Orlando Sentinel "Vince Carter often was a target for Orlando Magic fans, but even his most vocal detractors would have to admit that Carter would be valuable to the team right now as a trade chip. Only $4 million of Carter's $18 million salary for the 2011-12 season is guaranteed through the end of this month...." June 21

  • The Circle of Stupidity is complete: Suns expected to buy out Vince Carter

    Pro Basketball Talk "This is like some crazy train of poor decision making and it just jumps from car to car to car. Let me try and trace this back for you. Hedo Turkoglu looks awesome in the 2009 NBA playoffs, helping the Orlando Magic make it all the way to the NBA Finals. He rebounds, runs point forward, hits..." June 20

  • Vince Carter poised to be Florida's No. 1 NBA career scorer

    Orlando Sentinel "Look for Daytona Beach Mainland grad Vince Carter to become the all-time leading NBA scorer from a Florida high school when his Phoenix Suns play at New Orleans on Friday night. He needs eight points to surpass a standard set by Lauderdale Lakes Boyd Anderson product Mitch Richmond. Carter, who..." April 08

  • Vince is a shadow of his former self

    Toronto Sun "Vince Carter entered the NBA's stage in the shadows of a work stoppage. He'll soon enter free agency under the same labour cloud. In 1998, the Raptors became relevant with Carter as the cornerstone piece once the NBA and its player' union struck a deal that featured a 30-game..." March 24

  • Vince Carter emphasizes winning over scoring

    Arizona Republic "Vince Carter says he has felt at home from Day 1 since his trade to the Suns in December. And though his high-flying days might be behind him, his maturity is what makes him a valuable cog for the Suns as they try to gain a spot in the playoffs. He has had strong back-to-back games, with 29 and..." March 10

  • An aging Carter working harder

    Toronto Sun "The inevitable has happened to the man formerly known as Air Canada. Age and a suspect work ethic in his younger days have caught up to Vince Carter. The man who once exceeded even the aerial exploits of star rookie Blake Griffin no longer levitates on a nightly basis. What he does do -..." February 26

  • Raptors, once again, lose to Vince's team

    Toronto Star "It was as if a lone voice was speaking for an entire fan base, as the heckler got at Vince Carter during an inbounds play in the third quarter of Friday's Suns-Raptors game at the Air Canada Centre. "Retire, Carter!" he yelled, loudly enough that the object of the scorn could hear him. With..." February 26

  • Vince Carter's unfulfilled promise

    Toronto Star "It'll be 10 years ago in May that the Raptors came within a 20-foot jumper of the Eastern Conference final, and perhaps you'll recall the scene. Dell Curry threw the inbounds pass. Charles Oakley set the screen. Vince Carter, who caught Curry's feed in the left corner with two seconds left in..." February 25