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Jazz's Vernon Carey: Let go by Utah
The Jazz waived Carey on Friday, Ben Anderson of KSL News Salt Lake City reports.
Carey signed with Utah on a two-year, non-guaranteed contract in April. However, Carey didn't make any appearances for the team, so his release is unsurprising. The 22-year-old big man will be a free agent heading into the 2023-24 season.... See More ... See Less
Jazz's Vernon Carey: Joining Jazz
Carey signed a contract with Utah for the rest of the season and the 2023-24 campaign Saturday, Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reports.
Carey spent time with the Wizards to start the season, appearing in 11 games and averaging 2.5 minutes. However, he will join the Jazz for the tail end of the 2022-23 campaign and could see some action with the team sitting most of its rotation players.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Let go by Washington
The Wizards waived Carey on Wednesday, Josh Robbins of The Athletic reports.
Carey spent most of his team this season in the G League and averaged just 0.5 points and 1.0 rebounds in 2.5 minutes across 11 games with the Wizards. His release will open up a spot on Washington's roster.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Records double-double
Carey had 16 points (7-14 FG, 2-5 3Pt, 0-2 FT), 14 rebounds, an assist and a block across 31 minutes in Thursday's overtime win over Grand Rapids.
Carey was efficient on both ends of the court in this one, and even though he didn't lead the Go-Go in scoring, his two-way work was vital, as Capital City escaped with an overtime win. Carey is settled as one of Capital City's best players and should remain a productive player for the team every time he suits up at the G League level.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Leads Go-Go in scoring
Carey posted 25 points (12-18 FG, 1-3 3Pt), six rebounds, two steals and two blocks across 31 minutes in Friday's loss to Wisconsin.
Another game, another instance where Carey shows why he's been the best player on the Go-Go roster by a wide margin. A double-double threat every time he steps on the court, Carey has thrived as a legit two-way threat for Capital City, and his numbers back that up. He's now scored at least 20 points in three of his last four outings.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Scores 18 with 10 boards
Carey had 18 points (8-16 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 1-2 FT), 10 rebounds and an assist across 24 minutes in Saturday's overtime loss to the Mad Ants.
Carey has been one of the best players for the Go-Go during the current season, and he showed it again here with a strong performance on both ends of the court. He's not expected to have a shot at an NBA contract any time soon, but for now, he continues to thrive at the G League level.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Solid double-double Friday
Carey notched 23 points (10-18 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-4 FT), 13 rebounds, two steals and a block across 31 minutes in Friday's 104-101 win over Grand Rapids.
Another game, another double-double for Carey. Capital City's main two-way threat this season, the big man continues to produce and should remain one of the team's go-to players as the season progresses. He's averaging 20.2 points and 8.0 rebounds per game in the campaign.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Posts double-double in win
Carey had 24 points (8-14 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), 11 rebounds and two assists across 25 minutes in Monday's win over College Park.
Carey was sloppy with the ball and committed eight turnovers, but that won't matter much if he keeps producing as he has during the entire season. The big man continues to be a focal point on offense for Capital City and is averaging 21.4 points with 7.9 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game in the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Back to G League
Carey (quadriceps) won't be available for Monday's game against the Warriors after being assigned to the G League.
Carey was unavailable the past few games for the Wizards due to a bruised quad, but it appears he's past the injury. The 21-year-old still won't be available for Washington as he heads to the G League, though he's now at least healthy.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Won't play Friday
Carey (quadriceps) is out for Friday's game versus the Knicks.
Carey has been downgraded from questionable to out Friday due to a right quadriceps contusion. The third-year big man will have a couple of days to rest up before his next opportunity to return Monday against the Warriors.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Questionable Friday
Carey (quadriceps) is questionable for Friday's game against New York.
Carey was unable to suit up Wednesday against Chicago, and it's unclear whether he'll be available Friday. If he's cleared to play, he could play a role in Washington's frontcourt since Daniel Gafford (ankle) and Kristaps Porzingis (ribs) are questionable.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Downgraded to out
Carey (quadriceps) won't play in Wednesday's game versus Chicago.
Carey has been downgraded from questionable to out with a right quadriceps contusion. His next chance to suit up is Friday's matchup with the Knicks.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Questionable Wednesday
Carey is questionable for Wednesday's game versus the Bulls due to a right quadriceps contusion.
Carey hasn't seen many minutes for the Wizards this season, averaging just 2.1 minutes in seven games. However, with Daniel Gafford (ankle) and Kristaps Porzingis (ribs) out, the 21-year-old big man could see extended opportunities if he's good to go Wednesday.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Sniffs triple-double Monday
Carey notched 25 points (11-17 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 2-3 FT), 12 rebounds and eight assists across 34 minutes in Monday's loss to the Raptors 905.
The Go-Go suffered their first loss in the regular season, but Carey can't be blamed for the contest's outcome since he was impressive on both ends of the court. In fact, he ended just two assists away from recording what would've been an impressive triple-double. He's averaging 23.8 points, 8.2 rebounds and 4.0 assists per game in the regular season.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Scores team-high 35 points
Carey delivered 35 points (13-21 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 5-7 FT), 13 rebounds, four assists and a steal across 36 minutes in Saturday's 131-124 overtime win over the Swarm.
The Go-Go have enjoyed a 3-0 start to the regular season and Carey has played a big role in the team's winning streak, as he's been a presence on both ends of the court for Capital City. Through the opening three games of the campaign, he's putting up 26.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists per game.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Leads Go-Go to victory
Carey notched 24 points (10-14 FG, 0-1 3Pt, 2-2 FT), seven rebounds, three assists and a block across 35 minutes in Tuesday's win over Motor City.
Carey has made just four appearances for the Wizards during the 2022-23 season, but he has been extremely good for the Go-Go and should be treated as one of the team's go-to players on offense as long as he remains with the team. He averaged 22.5 points and 9.4 rebounds per game across 14 outings during the Showcase.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Shines for Go-Go once again
Carey had 35 points (11-16 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 7-8 FT), eight rebounds and an assist across 34 minutes in Monday's win over Salt Lake City.
Another game for Capital City, another instance where Carey leads the team and shines on both ends of the court. A regular contributor for the team and one of the most productive big men in the G League this season, Carey is averaging 22.5 points and 9.4 rebounds per game across 14 contests with Capital City.... See More ... See Less
Wizards' Vernon Carey: Leads Go-Go once again
Carey delivered 25 points (9-19 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-3 FT), 14 rebounds and four blocks across 28 minutes in Monday's win over Long Island.
Carey has looked impressive on both ends of the court for the Go-Go and is experiencing an uptick in most major categories. He's also been remarkably consistent, recording seven double-doubles in 12 outings to date.... See More ... See Less
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