HoopsHype Vince Carter rumors

January 30, 2013 Updates
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Carter, who turns 36 next Saturday, is in his 15th season, having reached a goal he once set for longevity. Carter, who has a team option on his contract next season for $3.18 million, didn’t want to speculate on how many more seasons he would like to play but said he definitely plans to be around for 2013-14. “I just go year-to-year, contract-to-contract,’’ said Carter, who is averaging 12.3 points to drop his career average to 21.1. “My ultimate goal coming into the NBA was to play 15 years, so here I am, Now, we’ll see what happens.’’ FOXSports Florida

January 11, 2013 Updates

An elbow from DeMarcus Cousins helped hand the Dallas Mavericks a win and gave Sacramento Kings fans another stinger. O.J. Mayo had 24 points and 10 rebounds, Vince Carter scored 23 points off the bench and the Mavericks took advantage of a flagrant foul by Cousins to rally from 17 points down to beat the Kings 117-112 in overtime Thursday night. USA Today Sports

January 7, 2013 Updates

After Vince Carter's 3-point attempt at the buzzer bounced off the rim and to the hardwood, Cuban marched to midcourt and engaged in an animated discussion with referee Bill Kennedy. Via email, Cuban declined to specify why he was upset with the officiating after the Mavs' eighth loss in nine games or otherwise elaborate on the incident. ESPN.com

January 2, 2013 Updates

Known as one of the best dunksters in NBA history, Carter opened the game with a flying dunk, and added another thundering dunk shortly thereafter. Later, Carter, who turns 36 on Jan. 26, finished off the Wizards with a hammer dunk. "He shows flashes of those things more frequently than you might think,'' coach Rick Carlisle said. "The play that opened the game was a key play for us because it kind of woke our whole team up, and I thought it got us going in the right direction. "The play at the end of the game was pivotal because it kind of sealed the game and he opened up and he said to me coming off the court during the timeout, he goes, 'I bet you didn't think I could do that?' "I said, "I think you could do it.' He said, 'Once in a while, right?' I said, 'Once in a while, yeah.' '' Fort Worth Star-Telegram

December 15, 2012 Updates

In the aftermath of Friday’s horrific 95-74 loss to the lowly Toronto Raptors, Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter kept getting peppered with questions concerning the possibility of the Raptors one day retiring his jersey. “I look at it as an honor to have my jersey retired because it’s an appreciation for the groundwork and the work that I’ve done here in the city,’’ Carter said. “Why would I say no? Why would I decline that? “That is an honor. That’s something everybody doesn’t get the opportunity to be asked, to be honored, to have the opportunity, so to turn that down is just ridiculous.’’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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As the Mavs prepare to entertain the Raptors tonight at 7:30 at American Airlines Center, Carter also said he wouldn't mind his career going full circle so he could play against for Toronto and retire a Raptor. "If the opportunity presents itself,'' the 35-year old Carter said. "You talk about playing basketball, I would love to play there. "I know the court, I know my way around, so I'd feel comfortable, for sure.'' Fort Worth Star-Telegram

November 4, 2012 Updates

Hoopshype.com, via OpenSecrets.org, has composed a list of people around the league who have made contributions to the campaigns of Obama and Romney. Among the players who helped out the president’s campaign were Dallas Mavericks forward Vince Carter, Los Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill and New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, who each chipped in $5,000. SportsNet

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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 at age 35, Carter has been busy helping Mavs rookies Jared Cunningham, Jae Crowder and Bernard James find their way in the NBA. “I just sit them down and we just talk about the game,’’ Carter said after Sunday’s practice at American Airlines Center. “It’s not moreso about positioning all the time. “It’s what’s expected and how to go about it, and I think that’s what they appreciate, especially with them trying to make a name for themselves.’’ Fort Worth Star-Telegram

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