Jevon Carter
Jevon Carter
26-Year-Old GuardG
Brooklyn Nets  NBA  
Brooklyn Nets
2021 Fantasy Outlook
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$Signed a three-year, $11.5 million contract with the Suns in November of 2020. Traded to the Nets in July of 2021.
Personal Bio

Carter was born in 1995 in Maywood, Illinois to parents Leroy Carter and Cynthia Johnson. He has four siblings -- Briana Johnson, Daren Carter, Kalin Fisher and Cameron Carter. Carter attended Proviso East High School in his hometown of Maywood, averaging 22 points per game his senior year. In his youth, he also played AAU basketball with future NBA guard Jalen Brunson. As a three-star recruit, Carter elected to attend West Virginia, where he majored in sports management. Carter has volunteered at several charitable organizations, including Dream Foundation and United Way. You can follow him on Twitter (@nextlevel_03) and Instagram (@nextlevel_03).

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Carter was the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year in his junior (2016-17) and senior (2017-18) seasons. He was also named to the 17-18 All-Big 12 First Team. Carter led the Big 12 in steals for all four of his seasons at West Virginia. The Maywood, Illinois native led the Big 12 in steals per game in the 2016-17 (2.5) and 2017-18 seasons (3.0). Carter collected the second-most field goals (215) in the Big 12 in 17-18, his senior year. He collected the third-most points (640) in the conference during his senior season. Carter was fourth in the Big 12 during the 17-18 campaign in points per game (17.3) and free-throw percentage (.858). He was selected the 2018 All-Big 12 Tournament Team. Carter helped lead West Virginia to the '18 NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. He was selected in the second round (32nd overall) in the 2018 NBA Draft by the Memphis Grizzlies.

Traded to Brooklyn
GPhoenix Suns
July 29, 2021
Carter was traded to the Nets from the Suns on Thursday, along with the 29th pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, in exchange for Landry Shamet, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
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The two teams swap reserve guards, but the deal also lands the Nets an extra late-first-round pick, giving them five total selections in Thursday night's draft. Carter, a former star at West Virginia, saw his role fluctuate throughout most of last season, but he was essentially dropped from the rotation once the postseason began. Across 60 regular-season contests, Carter averaged 4.1 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists and 0.5 steals in 12.0 minutes. He scored in double figures five times, headlined by a 19-point, 10-rebound, nine-assist, three-steal eruption in 43 minutes against the Spurs in the regular-season finale.
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2020

Carter played in 60 games during his second season with the Suns. The 25-year-old averaged 4.1 points, 1.5 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.5 steals and 0.2 blocks across 12.0 minutes per game. The West Virginia product shot 42.2 percent from the field, 37.1 percent from three and 57.1 percent from the free-throw line. In his only start of the season, Carter nearly recorded a triple-double by registering 19 points, 10 rebounds and nine assists -- all season-highs. During the 123-121 win, he went 9-for-22 from the field and 1-for-6 from three across 43 minutes of action. The ex-Mountaineer scored double-digit points five times, grabbed multiple rebounds 25 times and dished out multiple assists 18 times. Defensively, the 6-foot-1 guard notched at least one steal 19 times, two-plus steals six times and three-plus steals three times, including a season-high 4 against the Thunder on May 2. He also blocked at least one shot seven times and multiple shots twice. Per 36 minutes, Carter averaged 12.5 points, 4.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 1.5 steals and 0.5 blocks.

2019

In his second NBA season, Carter appeared in 58 games, and made two starts, for the Phoenix Suns. In 16.3 minutes per contest, he averaged 4.9 points, 2.0 rebounds and 1.4 assists. On opening night against the Kings, Carter scored in double-figures, finishing with 11 points, three assists, a steal and a rebound in 18 minutes. He made his first start of the season against the Clippers on Oct. 26, playing 33 minutes and posting eight points, a season-high six assists, three rebounds and three steals. Two nights later against the Jazz, Carter went for a then-season-high 15 points to go with four rebounds, three assists and two steals. The West Virginia product matched that total against the Bucks on Feb. 2, when he finished with 15 points, four boards, two assists and three steals. Versus Portland on Mar. 10, Carter posted eight points, seven rebounds, two blocks, one assist and one steal. He appeared in all 10 of the Suns' games after the All-Star break, averaging 5.9 points, 2.2 rebounds, 1.0 assist and 0.8 steals in that span. When the season resumed in Orlando, Carter played a major role off the bench, averaging 23.9 minutes in Phoenix's eight seeding games. In that time, he posted 7.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists and 1.1 steals. Against the Heat on Aug. 8, Carter went for a season-high 20 points, to go with four rebounds and three assists.

2018

In his rookie campaign with Memphis, Carter averaged 4.4 points, 1.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 39 appearances, including three starts. He shined brightest in his final game of the season, pouring in a season-high 32 points on 10-of-18 shooting (8-12 3Pt). Carter spent time between the G League and the NBA for much of his rookie season, but still reached double figures five times while serving primarily as point guard depth when with the NBA club. He continues to refine his three-point shot, though Carter did connect on 2.9 threes per 100 possessions and shot 33 percent from beyond the arc. Over 55 percent of Carter's field-goal attempts were threes, putting him third on the Grizzlies in that department. Defensively, his steal percentage (2.2) was fourth-best on the team. It's a skill that likely stayed with him after playing constant full-court press in his college days at West Virginia. As the season winded down and Memphis had been eliminated from playoff contention, Carter saw his role increase. After re-joining the club following the G League playoffs in late-March, he posted averages of 13.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 2.2 assists in his final five appearances. Carter also shot 59.3 percent from three in April, ending the season on a high note.

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Carter primarily served as a backup shooting guard to Devin Booker during the 2019-20 season, and while he didn't post big numbers, his three-point percentage was excellent as he shot 42.5 percent on 2.5 attempts per game. It was his first full season with one team after he had been traded from Memphis in his rookie campaign. The 25-year-old third-year guard averaged just 16.3 minutes per game in his limited backup role, which hampered his ability to post consistent production. Carter hit the 20-point mark only once during 2019-20 in an August contest in the Orlando bubble, draining six three-pointers. It remains to be seen how the Suns' acquisition of Chris Paul will impact Carter, but it could signal a reduced role for the third-year bench guard. Nevertheless, accurate three-point shooting is a sought-after commodity in today's NBA, and Carter should provide some value if he's able to match his dead-eye numbers from last year.
Carter's stint with the Grizzlies lasted one short season following his selection as the second pick of the second round in June 2018. The West Virginia product came into the league on the rise, as he'd improved his scoring over the prior year in each of his last three college seasons and had shot over 38.0 percent from three-point range in each of his last two campaigns as well. Carter also arrived in Memphis with a stellar defensive reputation, averaging 2.3 steals during his four-year career with the Mountaineers. The 23-year-old then averaged 4.4 points, 1.8 assists and 1.7 rebounds across 14.8 minutes over 39 games during his rookie season, but significant inefficiency in the form of 30.3 percent shooting capped his offensive production. Carter was then dealt to the Suns on July 3 as part of a multi-player trade, and he finds himself buried on the depth chart at either guard spot to open his first season in Phoenix. Offseason acquisition Ricky Rubio and 2019 first-round pick Ty Jerome slot in ahead of him at point guard, as does versatile veteran Tyler Johnson. At two-guard, Devin Booker and Johnson are ahead of him for minutes as well. Therefore, Carter could potentially see less than the modest playing time he logged last season and presently only qualifies as an end-of-draft consideration in very deep formats.
The 2018 second-round pick is currently recovering from Aug. 14 thumb surgery, but the prognosis is that he'll be ready for the start of the regular season. Carter saw extensive time in both the Utah and Las Vegas Summer Leagues, averaging 25.7 minutes over three games in the former and 22.3 over seven contests in the latter. It was in Vegas where Carter enjoyed his best run, as he averaged a solid and well-rounded 11.4 points, 4.6 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.1 steals. The West Virginia product enjoyed a solid final two college seasons as well, topping out at 17.3 points, 6.6 assists, 4.6 rebounds and 3.0 steals as a senior. Carter’s shot does have plenty of room for improvement, however, and he’s seemingly facing a steep climb toward meaningful playing time with capable young veterans Andrew Harrison and Shelvin Mack ahead of him on the depth chart behind starter Mike Conley. Given his potential, Carter appears destined to get a year of seasoning in the G-League in the 2018-19 campaign.
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Nearly triple-doubles
GPhoenix Suns
May 16, 2021
Carter scored 19 points (9-22 FG, 1-6 3Pt) to go along with 10 rebounds, nine assists and three steals across 43 minutes in Sunday's win over the Spurs.
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Making first start of season
GPhoenix Suns
May 16, 2021
Carter will start Sunday's finale against the Spurs.
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Paces team with 17 points
GPhoenix Suns
April 17, 2021
Carter finished Saturday's loss to San Antonio with 17 points (7-11 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 0-2 FT) and one steal across 25 minutes.
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Limited minutes since break
GPhoenix Suns
April 1, 2021
Carter is averaging 2.6 points, 0.7 steals, 0.4 rebounds and 0.2 steals in 6.9 minutes while shooting 47.4 percent from the field in his last nine games.
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Drops six points Monday
GPhoenix Suns
February 22, 2021
Carter had six points (2-3 FG, 2-3 3Pt), three assists and two rebounds during Monday's win over Portland.
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