Tyreke Evans RUMORS & NEWS

  • Pelicans Tyreke Evans getting healthy but role still uncertain

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With a black sleeve pulled over his surgically repaired right knee, Tyreke Evans goes about his business shooting jump shots and working on his dribbling techniques and core fundamentals. But when it's time for the New Orleans Pelicans players assembled at the team's Metairie practice facility..." September 12

  • Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans says he has undergone successful surgery

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans said on his Instagram account on Wednesday evening he has undergone a successful surgery. Evans posted a picture of himself in a hospital bed with the caption: "Surgery went great!! Can't wait to start my re-hab & get back on the court with my..." May 15

  • Pelicans' Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon both will miss Wednesday's game against Memphis Grizzlies

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "New Orleans Pelicans starters, Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon, were both ruled out from playing in Wednesday night's game against the Memphis Grizzlies because of an unspecified illness, the team announced. Both players participated in the team's shootaround on Wednesday morning. Evans had..." March 12

  • Tyreke Evans almost missed the Pelicans' game because he was trapped in an elevator

    USA Today "Tyreke Evans was slated to start the New Orleans Pelicans’ Friday night game against the Phoenix Suns, and he made it to the U.S. Airways Center on time, but just barely. Why? He was trapped in an elevator at the team’s hotel in Phoenix. It doesn’t get much stranger than that. Just about..." March 01

  • Pelicans coach Monty Williams doesn't think Eric Gordon or Tyreke Evans will be traded before Thursday's deadline

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With Thursday’s trade deadline approaching, speculation persists about the New Orleans Pelicans' front office listening to offers for Eric Gordon and Tyreke Evans. But Pelicans coach Monty Williams said after Monday’s practice that he expects for both players to still be with the team after the..." February 18

  • Tyreke Evans again a game-time decision vs. Wolves

    NBA.com "New Orleans Pelicans sixth man Tyreke Evans’ status remains in question for the first game in the newly-named Smoothie King Center, which tips off at 8:30 p.m. Friday (ESPN, Pelicans Radio Network) vs. the Minnesota Timberwolves. Evans sustained an injury to his ribs during Monday’s game against..." February 07

  • Tyreke Evans out vs. Hawks due to rib injury

    NBA.com "New Orleans Pelicans sixth man Tyreke Evans, who was limited to just five minutes of playing time Monday vs. San Antonio due to a rib injury, won't play tonight against Atlanta. “We think it’s a cartilage injury,” Pelicans fourth-year coach Monty Williams said. “Somehow it may have a split in..." February 05

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    Keith Langlois @Keith_Langlois

    Pelicans also won't have Tyreke Evans tonight, they say, due to illness

  • Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans has bone bruise in left ankle

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "After missing two consecutive games with a sprained left ankle, New Orleans Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans is hoping to return for this Saturday’s game against the Golden State Warriors. But in addition to his sprain, Evans is also undergoing laser stem and ultra cell treatment for a bone..." January 15

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Pelicans coach Monty Williams said Tyreke Evans will sit out tonight's game against Denver because of sore left ankle.

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Pelicans upgraded Tyreke Evans' injury status to day-to-day from doubtful due to his sprained left ankle.

  • Austin Rivers ready to step in for injured Tyreke Evans, bringing similar attributes to the floor

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "For the last six weeks, New Orleans Pelicans second-year guard Austin Rivers has patiently bided his time, knowing in his mind the eventuality that became reality this week would one day transpire. Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans will be sidelined up to two weeks with a sprained left ankle, the..." December 11

  • Tyreke Evans has left ankle sprain, will miss 1-2 weeks

    The Bird Writes "The Pelicans announced today that Tyreke has a left ankle sprain, which should cause him to miss 1-2 weeks. It's good news after he crumpled awkwardly to the court going to the basket against the Thunder - it definitely looked like it could have been far, far worse. As it stands, the Pelicans..." December 10

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    Jennifer Hale @JenHale504

    x rays reveal @PelicansNBA Tyreke Evans has left ankle sprain and is out for rest of tonight's game vs #Thunder

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    Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer

    Pelicans G/F Tyreke Evans will not play vs. Heat tonight but said he plans to play Friday at Orlando in preseason finale

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    Jim Eichenhofer @Jim_Eichenhofer

    Tyreke is not playing tonight but is getting closer to game action. RT @ChiefFif I'm going to game. Any word on Tyreke being available?

  • Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans out 1-2 weeks with ankle sprain

    CBSSports.com "Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans tweaked an ankle on Saturday's preseason debut and now word comes that the athletic wing will miss 1-2 weeks but luckily for New Orleans will be back for the regular season. It's good he won't miss much time but the Pelicans did need time to figure out how he fits..." October 08

  • Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans excited about leading second unit

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "When New Orleans Pelicans coach Monty Williams puts in his backups this season he doesn't want a drastic dropoff in production that occurred frequently last season. In a push to strengthen his bench Williams plans to use swingman Tyreke Evans as a backup rather than as a starter although he's..." October 03

  • Tyreke Evans Didn’t Want To Go Through Changes In Sacramento Again?

    A Royal Pain "The loss of former Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans hit many hard. Evans though quiet was a relatively loveable player. Sure at times he was frustrating but Evans was the first sign of hope for the Kings franchise in a long time. Yes the numbers from his rookie season were artificially..." September 14

  • Pelicans Tyreke Evans already bonding with new teammates

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "With expectations to emerge as one of the New Orleans Pelicans’ top players this upcoming season swingman Tyreke Evans is not going to wait until training camp opens next month to start building chemistry with his new teammates. He’s already getting a head start in the process taking part in..." September 01

  • Evans says he wanted to stay with Kings

    Sacramento Bee "Tyreke Evans said it still hasn't fully set in that at the start of his fifth NBA season he will not be a King. His hope when free agency began July 1 was that he would reach an agreement to stay in Sacramento. Instead, Evans will head to New Orleans in a sign-and-trade on Wednesday, when the..." July 06

  • Tyreke Evans headed to Pelicans in three-team deal

    Yahoo! Sports "The New Orleans Pelicans have reached agreement on a three-way deal with Sacramento and Portland to acquire guard Tyreke Evans, league sources told Yahoo! Sports. As part of a sign-and-trade arrangement, Evans will come to the Pelicans on a four-year, $44 million contract. New Orleans will send..." July 04

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    John Reid @JohnReid64

    Three-team deal reportedly in the works that involves Pelicans center Robin Lopez going to Portland and Greivis Vasquez heading to Kings.

  • Kings will not match offer to keep Tyreke Evans

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings will not match the four-year, $44 million offer sheet that Tyreke Evans has agreed to sign with the New Orleans Pelicans. According to sources close to the situation, the new Kings management group instead is hoping to close Thursday on a sign-and-trade agreement involving Pelicans point..." July 04

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    It is possible Tyreke Evans never signs the proposed $44M offer sheet with Pelicans, sources tell Y! Sports. Still a fluid scenario.

  • Tyreke Evans wants to leave

    ESPN.com "Former NBA Rookie of the Year Tyreke Evans is ready for a change of scenery, according to sources familiar with his thinking. Sources told ESPN.com on Wednesday that Evans, frustrated by the state of negotiations with the Sacramento Kings as a restricted free agent, is determined to leave the..." July 03

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    Raj Sharan @Raj_Sharan

    Sorry for the delay, was multitasking. Looks like Kings considering offering Iguodala a max contract. Don't expect them to match Evans.

  • Tyreke Evans to meet with Atlanta Hawks today

    Sacramento Bee "Tyreke Evans will meet with the Atlanta Hawks today and possibly one more team as the restricted free agent continues to field suitors. Evans already has an offer on the table from the New Orleans Pelicans for four years worth at least $44 million. The Kings met with Evans Monday evening to..." July 02

  • Sources: Kings want Andre Iguodala

    ESPN.com "The Sacramento Kings have made Denver Nuggets swingman Andre Iguodala their free-agent priority, according to sources familiar with Sacramento's thinking. Sources told ESPN.com the Kings, meanwhile, are leaning strongly against matching the offer sheet restricted free agent Tyreke Evans is..." July 02

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    Sean Deveney @SeanDeveney

    Just heard that Pelicans offer to Tyreke Evans would be 4 years, $40 mil. That's a $35 mil-per-year backcourt, assuming Eric Gordon stays

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    Pelicans will have a face to face with Tyreke Evans tonight after free agency commences at 12:01 AM ET, ESPN has learned

  • Kings extend qualifying offer to Tyreke Evans

    NBA.com "The Sacramento Kings today extended a qualifying offer to Tyreke Evans, making him a restricted free agent, according to Kings General Manager Pete D'Alessandro. Evans averaged 15.2 points (.478 FG%, .338 3pt%, .775 FT%), 4.4 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.38 steals, and 31.0 minutes per game in 65..." June 26

  • Could The Knicks Deal For Tyreke Evans?

    Buckets Over Broadway "It’s been no secret that New York Knicks superstar Carmelo Anthony has asked for a second scoring option as the team prepares for the offseason. Could that scorer come in the form of Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans? Evans is a player that has been on the Knicks radar before as several..." June 23

  • Kings guard Tyreke Evans out with left quad injury

    SB Nation "Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans landed hard in the first quarter of a game against the Oklahoma City Thunder and won't return to the game after injuring his left quad. Evans was driving to the hoop towards the end of the first quarter when it appears his leg slipped out from underneath him..." April 15

  • Tyreke Evans, Clippers' Paul receive flop warnings

    Sacramento Bee "Tuesday's win over the Los Angeles Clippers might have been the Kings' best home victory of the season, considering the opponent. But it also was a game the NBA deemed to have had too much acting. Kings guard Tyreke Evans and Clippers guard Chris Paul both received warnings for flopping..." March 22

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    Gary Gerould @

    Cousins and Evans both ready to go tonight for Kings vs LA Clippers. Big challenge for Sac against club that has beaten them 5 straight.

  • Cousins, Evans questionable to play Tuesday

    Sacramento Bee "There are several ways Kings coach Keith Smart could appeal to his team to maintain its defensive focus tonight against the Los Angeles Clippers. One way might be to appeal to the players' pride. Be in the right spots or you might end up like Brandon Knight, Kendrick Perkins and Timofey Mozgov..." March 19

  • Tyreke Evans was not traded by the Kings

    Sactown Royalty "Despite rumors to the contrary, the Kings did not trade Tyreke Evans at the NBA deadline on Thursday. He will remain in Sacramento until season's end, at least. He'll become a restricted free agent on July 1. Assuming the Kings extend a qualifying offer, the Kings will be able to match any offer..." February 21

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    Marc Stein @

    Latest word out of Boston: Celtics making deadline-day run at player they've pursued before ... Tyreke Evans

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    Marc J. Spears @

    Kings Tyreke Evans and DeMarcus Cousins have been given the impression that they would not be dealt, a source said.

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    Jason Jones @

    Also hearing Kings could revisit dealing Tyreke Evans. His knee injury slowed talks when he might have been traded earlier this season

  • Evans still not finding his way on offense

    Sacramento Bee "Kings coach Keith Smart said Tyreke Evans has the "green light" to be aggressive on offense. But watching the Kings play it would be hard to believe that. On a night when DeMarcus Cousins was suspended, Evans took only nine shots. That's the same number of shots attempted by Travis Outlaw,..." November 12

  • The Kings can't lose with Tyreke Evans

    Sactown Royalty "Two notable things happened with regard to Tyreke Evans on Wednesday. 1. Tyreke Evans had a brilliant little game -- 21 points on 8-13 shooting, 8 rebounds and 3 assists with just 2 turnovers. 2. Tyreke Evans did not get an early extension to his rookie scale contract before the midnight ET..." November 01

  • Evans' reluctance to shoot threes continues in win

    Sacramento Bee "If Kings coach Keith Smart had a whistle during Friday night's preseason game, he would have blown it at least once during the fourth quarter in reaction to Tyreke Evans passing on a three-point shot. Evans spent the offseason working on his perimeter game, but he is still hesitant at times to..." October 20

  • Kings' Evans works on his shooting

    Sacramento Bee "Saturday's morning practice was over, and most of the Kings had retreated to the training area for rest, packs of ice and a head start on getting on the bus back to the hotel. But Tyreke Evans was in no rush to leave the court. He opted to take more jump shots with teammate Isaiah Thomas and..." October 07

  • Kings' Evans fulfills his vision of giving to his hometown

    Sacramento Bee "Tyreke Evans has learned he can see a lot better than he realized. "I've got 15/20 (vision)," Evans said. "I thought 20/20 was the best, but I got an eye exam in Sacramento and they said I have 15/20." That also means if there's an open teammate this season, Evans can't honestly say he..." September 30

  • Amid rumors, Tyreke Evans is still working hard as a King

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings certainly aren't acting like a team trying to trade Tyreke Evans. Unlike last season when Evans spent much of the summer in Southern California working out, Evans has been in Sacramento working out with basketball president Geoff Petrie and other Kings staff. Rumors persist..." June 26

  • Evans wonders if he is still 'the man' on Kings

    Sacramento Bee "Two years ago, there seemed to be no question that Tyreke Evans would be the centerpiece of the Kings' rebuilding effort. Evans was on his way to winning Rookie of the Year and was the focus of a marketing campaign touting that he was one of just four rookies to average at least 20 points, five..." April 15

  • Evans progressing as a defender

    Sacramento Bee "The Kings have had five players named to an NBA All-Defensive first or second team in franchise history. The last was the then-named Ron Artest in 2006, who was a first-team choice. Kings coach Keith Smart believes Tyreke Evans has the ability to become an elite defender and join those..." March 10

  • Evans in dunk contest?

    The Deseret News "Although there has been no official word from the Utah Jazz nor the NBA, Jazz forward Jeremy Evans appeared on a video on nba.com Tuesday night stating he was on his way to Orlando. Evans encouraged fans to tune into All-Star Saturday night and cast your vote." February 22

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