Vince Carter Stuns San Antonio Spurs with Game-Winning Buzzer Beater

Alec NathanFeatured ColumnistApril 26, 2014

DALLAS, TX - APRIL 26: Vince Carter #25 of the Dallas Mavericks hits the game winning shot against the San Antonio Spurs during Game Three of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2014 NBA Playoffs on April 26, 2014 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and/or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2013 NBAE (Photo by Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)
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After Manu Ginobili appeared to give the San Antonio Spurs the lead for good in Game 4 following a go-ahead layup with 1.7 seconds remaining in regulation, Dallas Mavericks swingman Vince Carter had a statement to make. 

His message? It's over

With the Mavericks trailing by two following Ginobili's fall-away layup over Samuel Dalembert, Carter received the inbounds pass from Jose Calderon and pump-faked before rising and firing from the left corner over Ginobili. 

ESPN Stats & Info shared two fascinating nuggets of information about the last-second game-winner: 

Thanks to Carter's heroics, the Mavericks have assumed a 2-1 series lead entering Game 4, which will be played Monday at 9:30 p.m. ET in Dallas and broadcast on TNT.