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Tyreke Evans
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14.5 4.7 5.0
Team: New OrleansHeight: 6-6 Born: 9/19/1989
Position: G-FWeight: 220 Birthplace: Chester, Pennsylvania
College: MemphisDraft: 1st Round 4th pick by Kings (2009)


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May 15 9:19 AM PT10:19 AM MT11:19 AM CT12:19 PM ET16:19 GMT0:19 9:19 AM MST11:19 AM EST20:19 UAE18:1912:19 ET11:19 AM CT15:19 - The New Orleans Pelicans say Evans has undergone minor arthroscopic surgery to clean out scar tissue in his right knee.
Analysis: The club says the procedure was performed Wednesday and that Evans is starting six to eight weeks of rehabilitation immediately. Evans played in 72 games this season, averaging 14.5 points, 5 assists, 4.7 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 28.2 minutes per game.
Apr. 15 11:03 PM PT12:03 AM MT1:03 AM CT2:03 AM ET6:03 GMT14:03 11:03 PM MST1:03 AM EST10:03 UAE08:032:03 ET1:03 AM CT5:03 - Evans scored a career-high 41 points in Monday's win over Oklahoma City.
Analysis: He's averaging 19.7 points per game this season as a starter.
Apr. 13 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET4:32 GMT12:32 9:32 PM MST11:32 PM EST8:32 UAE06:320:32 ET11:32 PM CT3:32 - Evans, who did not play Saturday night in Houston because of a right knee bruise, is scheduled to be in the starting lineup when New Orleans tries to snap an eight-game skid against the Thunder.
Analysis: At this point in the season, Evans is not a fantasy option.
Mar. 29 9:50 PM PT10:50 PM MT11:50 PM CT12:50 AM ET4:50 GMT12:50 9:50 PM MST11:50 PM EST8:50 UAE05:500:50 ET10:50 PM CT3:50 - Evans had 22 points and a career-high 15 assists, and the short-handed Pelicans overcame the loss of Anthony Davis to extend their winning streak to a season-high five games, 102-95 victory over Utah on Friday night.
Analysis: Evans, averaging 14.0 points this season, played point guard for a second straight game, as he did in an upset of the Los Angeles Clippers on Wednesday night. He's averaging 20.9 points on 52.7 percent shooting and 7.1 assists during a string of seven consecutive starts.
Mar. 25 9:56 PM PT10:56 PM MT11:56 PM CT12:56 AM ET4:56 GMT12:56 9:56 PM MST11:56 PM EST8:56 UAE05:560:56 ET10:56 PM CT3:56 - Evans was 13 of 19 while scoring a season-high 33 points in Monday's win over the Nets.
Analysis: Evans is averaging a career-low 13.9 points on the season, but is scoring 22.5 points on 55.8 percent shooting over his last 11 games. He's hot and should be in your lineup until he cools off.
Mar. 21 7:08 PM PT8:08 PM MT9:08 PM CT10:08 PM ET2:08 GMT10:08 7:08 PM MST9:08 PM EST6:08 UAE (+1)03:0822:08 ET8:08 PM CT1:08 - Evans scored 21 as New Orleans beat Atlanta 111-105 on Friday night.
Analysis: Evans is averaging 21.7 points on 58.1 percent shooting in his last three games.
Mar. 12 3:54 PM PT4:54 PM MT5:54 PM CT6:54 PM ET22:54 GMT6:54 3:54 PM MST5:54 PM EST2:54 UAE (+1)23:5418:54 ET4:54 PM CT21:54 - Evans and Eric Gordon sat out the Pelicans' game Wednesday night against the Memphis Grizzlies because of illness.
Analysis: Gordon is averaging 15.6 points, and Evans 13.1.
Mar. 8 9:07 PM PT10:07 PM MT11:07 PM CT12:07 AM ET5:07 GMT13:07 10:07 PM MST12:07 AM EST9:07 UAE06:070:07 ET11:07 PM CT4:07 - Evans had 25 points on 7-of-13 shooting in a 112-104 win over Milwaukee on Friday night.
Analysis: The New Orleans guard is averaging 24.5 points on 50.8 percent shooting in his first four games this month. He's also averaged 7.8 assists and 7.5 rebounds in that stretch.
Mar. 5 9:32 PM PT10:32 PM MT11:32 PM CT12:32 AM ET5:32 GMT13:32 10:32 PM MST12:32 AM EST9:32 UAE06:320:32 ET11:32 PM CT4:32 - Evans rocked the fantasy world as the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Los Angeles Lakers 132-125 Tuesday night to snap an eight-game losing streak.
Analysis: Evans had 24 points and 11 assists.
Mar. 4 9:03 PM PT10:03 PM MT11:03 PM CT12:03 AM ET5:03 GMT13:03 10:03 PM MST12:03 AM EST9:03 UAE06:030:03 ET11:03 PM CT4:03 - Evans made another emotional return to Sacramento in a 96-89 loss to the Kings on Monday night.
Analysis: Evans scored 14 of his 27 points in the fourth quarter in his second game back at Sleep Train Arena and first as a starter after he came off the bench Dec. 23. He added eight assists and 10 boards in a complete fantasy effort.
Feb. 28 6:32 PM PT7:32 PM MT8:32 PM CT9:32 PM ET2:32 GMT10:32 7:32 PM MST9:32 PM EST6:32 UAE (+1)03:3221:32 ET8:32 PM CT1:32 - Evans was a late arrival for Friday night's game against Phoenix because he was stuck in an elevator at the team hotel.
Analysis: Coach Monty Williams said he took a chance and put Evans in the starting lineup assuming he would free himself in time for the game. Evans arrived at US Airways Center about an hour before tipoff. "Next time I come to Phoenix," he said, "I will take the steps."
Feb. 6 9:14 PM PT10:14 PM MT11:14 PM CT12:14 AM ET5:14 GMT13:14 10:14 PM MST12:14 AM EST9:14 UAE06:140:14 ET11:14 PM CT3:14 - Evans missed Wednesday's game due to sore ribs.
Analysis: He's considered questionable for Friday's game against the Timberwolves.
Jan. 18 3:52 PM PT4:52 PM MT5:52 PM CT6:52 PM ET23:52 GMT7:52 4:52 PM MST6:52 PM EST3:52 UAE (+1)00:5218:52 ET5:52 PM CT21:52 - Evans says he is returning from a three-game absence to play against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday.
Analysis: Evans has missed three games with a left ankle sprain and bone bruise, but says he's ready to try to play and see how it feels. He's played in 33 games, averaging 12.6 points. His last action came in the first half of a loss to Dallas on Jan. 10.
Jan. 13 1:39 PM PT2:39 PM MT3:39 PM CT4:39 PM ET21:39 GMT5:39 2:39 PM MST4:39 PM EST1:39 UAE (+1)22:3916:39 ET3:39 PM CT19:39 - Evans missed Saturday's game versus Dallas after re-aggravating his sprained left ankle Friday against the Mavericks.
Analysis: It's not clear if Evans will be able to play Monday against San Antonio.
Dec. 28 9:27 PM PT10:27 PM MT11:27 PM CT12:27 AM ET5:27 GMT13:27 10:27 PM MST12:27 AM EST9:27 UAE06:270:27 ET11:27 PM CT3:27 - Evans had another strong performance with 19 points and 10 assists - his third double-double in four games after previously having one all season - in Friday's win over Denver.
Analysis: Evans has been a fantasy beast since missing two games with a sprained ankle, averaging 19.0 points, 9.5 assists and 8.0 rebounds over his last four contests.
Dec. 24 11:03 PM PT12:03 AM MT1:03 AM CT2:03 AM ET7:03 GMT15:03 12:03 AM MST2:03 AM EST11:03 UAE08:032:03 ET1:03 AM CT5:03 - Facing his former team for the first time, Evans posted season highs of 25 points and 12 assists in Monday's 113-100 win at Sacramento.
Analysis: Evans shot 7 of 14 and went 11 of 12 from the foul line. He is averaging 9.3 assists in the last three games.
Dec. 19 9:41 PM PT10:41 PM MT11:41 PM CT12:41 AM ET5:41 GMT13:41 10:41 PM MST12:41 AM EST9:41 UAE06:410:41 ET11:41 PM CT3:41 - Evans recorded a triple-double Wednesday's 108-95 loss at the Clippers.
Analysis: Evans shot just 2 of 10 but posted 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists off the bench. He is clearly OK after missing the previous two games with an ankle injury.
Dec. 14 5:08 PM PT6:08 PM MT7:08 PM CT8:08 PM ET1:08 GMT9:08 6:08 PM MST8:08 PM EST5:08 UAE (+1)02:0820:08 ET7:08 PM CT23:08 - Evans is again dealing with a sprained left ankle.
Analysis: Evans clearly came back from his previous injury too quickly. Fantasy owners should expect to be without him for a game or two.
Dec. 6 6:16 PM PT7:16 PM MT8:16 PM CT9:16 PM ET2:16 GMT10:16 7:16 PM MST9:16 PM EST6:16 UAE (+1)03:1621:16 ET8:16 PM CT0:16 - Evans has returned to action two days after the club said he was expected to miss one to two weeks with a left ankle sprain
Analysis: The 6-foot-6 guard/forward checked in for starting small forward Al-Farouq Aminu with about 4 minutes left in the first quarter of New Orleans' game against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.
Nov. 12 10:20 PM PT11:20 PM MT12:20 AM CT1:20 AM ET6:20 GMT14:20 11:20 PM MST1:20 AM EST10:20 UAE07:201:20 ET12:20 AM CT4:20 - Evans returned to action, coming off the bench in a 116-95 loss to the Lakers on Tuesday.
Analysis: Evans has been bothered by a sprained ankle since the preseason.
July 4 4:12 PM PT5:12 PM MT6:12 PM CT7:12 PM ET23:12 GMT7:12 4:12 PM MST6:12 PM EST3:12 UAE (+1)01:1219:12 ET6:12 PM CT22:12 - People familiar with the trade say Sacramento, New Orleans and Portland have agreed to a three-team deal sending Evans to the Pelicans, center Robin Lopez to the Trail Blazers and guard Greivis Vasquez to the Kings.
Analysis: Evans, a former Rookie of the Year and restricted free agent, averaged 15.2 points with the Kings last season, his fourth.
July 1 5:00 PM PT6:00 PM MT7:00 PM CT8:00 PM ET0:00 GMT8:00 5:00 PM MST7:00 PM EST4:00 UAE (+1)02:0020:00 ET7:00 PM CT23:00 - Two people familiar with the situation say the New Orleans Pelicans have made an offer to Sacramento Kings restricted free agent guard Tyreke Evans. The people spoke on condition of anonymity to The Associated Press on Monday because the offer was supposed to remain private. Several media outlets reported the deal was for four years and ranging between $40 million and $48 million.
Analysis: Because he's a restricted free agent, the Kings will have the opportunity to match any offers Evans signs. Contracts can't be inked until July 10, after next season's salary cap is set. It's unclear if Sacramento would match such a lucrative offer.

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