More than a few Mountaineer faithful were looking forward to watch Mountaineer great Jevon Carter go to battle for the Memphis Grizzlies. Unfortunately, there will be a wait for Carter’s NBA debut.
Carter is listed as inactive by the Grizzlies PR on Twitter. Since there can only be 13 players listed as active for tonight’s game against the Pacers, three players were inactive. Carter was one of them.
Jevon Carter, Andrew Harrison, DJ Stephens and Yuta Watanabe are listed as inactive.
— Grizzlies PR (@GrizzliesPR) October 17, 2018
That’s a bummer, but knowing Carter he will use this as motivation and work as hard as possible to earn a role with the Grizzlies moving forward.
Stay tuned as we will provide more details when it comes to Jevon Carter and the Memphis Grizzlies moving forward. We’re all pulling for Jevon and hopeful he gets a chance to prove his doubters wrong, just like he did when almost every big college passed on offering him a scholarship.
We were fired up and ready to see the debut. JC’s time will come.
Today is the first NBA game for Jevon Carter. It’s the beginning of a new era for one of the best to ever play for us, and for the state. West Virginia will always love you and have your back, but wherever you go, take Country Roads. pic.twitter.com/Apfsxo7Q8m
— WVU Barstool (@WVUBarstool) October 17, 2018