Former West Virginia Basketball standout Jevon Carter has already made his time with the Phoenix Suns valuable. The Suns lost a heart-breaker at home on Monday night, as Utah star Donovan Mitchell sank the winning free throw with 0.4 seconds left to give the Jazz a 96-95 road win.
But Carter was magical again, coming off the bench to hit a clutch, game-tying three in the final minute of regulation.
Suns Head Coach Monty Williams provided high praise for Carter.
“Yeah, [Carter] is a gamer," Williams said after last night's loss. "You know he makes big shots without D.A. (Deandre Ayton), and some of the lineups we had out there, it’s hard to call plays. He is playing off the ball which he doesn’t do sometimes or a lot. For him to come off and takes the shots, for me it’s a biggie, but he makes them and he’s not afraid of them. For me, he is a guy that I can rely on in those moments. He is not afraid of taking big shots.”
Jevon finished with 15 points, three assists, four rebounds and two steals.
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Suns fans have already noticed the energy and work ethic that JC brings in every play. From pressuring full court, to hyping up the crowd, Jevon is quickly becoming a fan favorite.
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