Jevon Carter is a professional basketball player from the United States of America. He plays in the National Basketball League for the Milwaukee Bucks. He has also played for the Brooklyn Nets and the Phoenix Suns. He was signed into the NBA by the Memphis Grizzlies. He attended West Virginia University.
Leroy Jevon Carter was born on September 14, 1995. His hometown is Oak Park, Illinois. He stands 185 cm and his weight was last listed at 91 kg. He is a point guard and he plays right-handed. In 2018, he signed up to become a brand ambassador for AND1.
High School and College
He attended Proviso East High School. He received a number of College Offers before he eventually committed to play for West Virginia University. While in college, he was named the Naismith Defensive Player of the Year in 2018.
He was also named the 2017 and 2018 NABC Defensive Player of the Year. In the same two years, he was named the Big 12 Defensive Player of the Year.
He was drafted into the NBA in 2018 by the Memphis Grizzlies. In July, they signed and he spent some time playing for the Memphis Hustle. He debuted in the NBA in December 2018. He was traded by the Grizzlies to the Phoenix Suns in 2019. He played with the team from 2019 to 2021.
He was later traded to the Brooklyn Nets in 2021. In 2022 he was waived and a few days later, he signed a contract with the Milwaukee Bucks.
- 2018 - Consensus second-teamAll-American
- 2017, 2018 - NABC Defensive Playerof the Year
- 2018 - Naismith Defensive Player ofthe Year
- 2017, 2018 - Lefty Driesell Award
- 2018 - Senior CLASS Award
- 2018 - Academic All-American of theYear
- 2018 - First-team All-Big 12
- 2017 - Second-team All-Big 12
- 2017, 2018 - Big 12 Defensive Playerof the Year
- 2015-2018 - Big 12 All-Defensiveteam