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Tyreke Evans

25-Year-Old    SF,SG    New Orleans Pelicans

2013-14 NBA Stats

PTS

14.5

REB

4.7

AST

5.0

STL

1.2

BLK

0.3

2014-15 NBA Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Evans was the lone Pelicans star to remain relatively healthy last season, playing in 72 games (22 starts) in his first year in New Orleans. In a career-low 28 minutes per game, Evans averaged 14.5 points, 4.7 rebounds, 5.0 assists, and 1.2 steals. Evans won't provide much h...

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HT: 6' 6"   WT: 220 lbs   DOB: 9/19/1989  College: Memphis   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #4 Overall in 2009   Show ContractHide Contract

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Tyreke Evans Contract Information:

Extended a qualifying offer by Sacramento in June 2013, making him a restricted free agent.

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Evans started at small forward and played 20 minutes on Monday, scoring 10 points (3-7 FG, 0-1 3P, 4-4 FT) with seven assists, five rebounds and five steals.

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Tyreke Evans NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 19 72 37.2 20.1 5.3 5.8 1.5 0.4 0.5 45.8 74.8 3.0 0.9 4.4 2.0 25.5 7.4 16.2 4.8 6.5
2010-11 20 SAC 57 37.0 17.8 4.8 5.6 1.5 0.5 0.8 40.9 77.1 3.2 0.8 4.0 2.6 29.1 6.7 16.4 3.6 4.7
2011-12 21 SAC 63 34.3 16.5 4.6 4.5 1.3 0.5 0.3 45.3 77.9 2.7 1.0 3.6 1.6 20.2 6.5 14.3 3.2 4.1
2012-13 22 SAC 65 31.0 15.2 4.4 3.5 1.4 0.4 0.7 47.8 77.5 2.0 0.9 3.6 2.0 33.8 5.6 11.8 3.2 4.2
2013-14 23 NOP 72 28.2 14.5 4.7 5.0 1.2 0.3 0.3 43.6 77.1 2.4 1.1 3.7 1.3 22.1 5.4 12.5 3.3 4.3
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Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Tyreke Evans – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#1 Small Forward
Also Listed As:  #2 Point Guard, #2 Shooting Guard

1.  Tyreke Evans

2.  Darius Miller

3.  John Salmons

4.  Ryan Anderson

5.  Luke Babbitt

New Orleans Hornets

True Shooting Percentage

50.4%

True Shooting % in 2013-14

In 2013-14, Tyreke Evans had a true shooting percentage of 50.4%.

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Tyreke Evans NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 19 72 36.0 19.5 5.1 5.6 1.5 0.3 0.5 45.8 74.8 2.9 0.9 4.2 1.9 25.5 7.2 15.6 4.7 6.2
2010-11 20 SAC 57 36.0 17.3 4.7 5.5 1.5 0.5 0.7 40.9 77.1 3.1 0.8 3.9 2.5 29.1 6.5 15.9 3.5 4.5
2011-12 21 SAC 63 36.0 17.3 4.8 4.7 1.4 0.5 0.3 45.3 77.9 2.8 1.1 3.7 1.6 20.2 6.8 15.0 3.3 4.3
2012-13 22 SAC 65 36.0 17.6 5.1 4.1 1.6 0.5 0.8 47.8 77.5 2.3 1.0 4.1 2.4 33.8 6.5 13.7 3.8 4.8
2013-14 23 NOP 72 36.0 18.5 6.1 6.4 1.5 0.4 0.4 43.6 77.1 3.1 1.3 4.7 1.7 22.1 6.9 15.9 4.2 5.5
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Tyreke Evans NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2009-10 19 72 2681 1450 380 414 109 26 36 45.8 74.8 216 66 314 141 25.5 533 1165 348 465
2010-11 20 SAC 57 2107 1012 275 319 85 30 43 40.9 77.1 184 46 229 148 29.1 382 933 205 266
2011-12 21 SAC 63 2162 1037 289 283 84 29 20 45.3 77.9 171 64 225 99 20.2 408 900 201 258
2012-13 22 SAC 65 2016 987 287 229 90 27 45 47.8 77.5 128 56 231 133 33.8 366 765 210 271
2013-14 23 NOP 72 2028 1042 341 363 84 21 21 43.6 77.1 175 76 265 95 22.1 391 897 239 310
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Tyreke Evans NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2009-10 19 72 37.2 52.9 47.3 20.7 10.8 1.9 19.6
2010-11 20 SAC 57 37.0 48.2 43.2 20.5 11.8 1.7 16.2
2011-12 21 SAC 63 34.3 51.2 46.4 19.3 11.7 1.7 15.9
2012-13 22 SAC 65 31.0 55.8 50.8 18.4 10.3 1.8 15.9
2013-14 23 NOP 72 28.2 50.4 44.8 23.1 11.1 2.1 15.3
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Tyreke Evans 2013-14 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
Apr 16 HOU 35 25 6 10 0 1 2 11 20 2 4 1 1 2 4 2
Apr 14 OKC 42 41 9 8 3 0 1 14 26 12 16 1 7 1 8 0
Apr 12 at HOU                                
Apr 11 at OKC 21 13 1 6 0 0 2 5 11 2 2 1 2 0 1 0
Apr 9 PHO 29 10 8 3 0 0 4 4 11 1 2 1 2 3 5 3
Apr 6 at POR 34 10 5 8 1 0 2 4 9 2 3 0 0 2 3 3
Apr 4 at UTA 30 8 3 5 1 0 7 3 11 2 3 0 1 1 2 4
Apr 2 at DEN 33 27 8 3 0 0 3 9 17 9 9 0 0 2 6 2
Mar 31 SAC 26 15 2 4 2 0 4 7 15 1 2 0 1 0 2 3
Mar 29 at SAS 29 11 4 4 0 0 5 4 13 3 4 0 2 2 2 2
Mar 28 UTA 38 22 5 15 3 1 4 9 20 4 7 0 1 3 2 0
Mar 26 LAC 41 10 4 9 2 0 4 5 16 0 0 0 1 1 3 3
Mar 24 BKN 43 33 10 7 3 0 7 13 19 6 10 1 2 2 8 4
Mar 22 MIA 34 16 4 8 2 0 0 7 14 2 4 0 0 3 1 2
Mar 21 at ATL 39 21 3 4 4 1 6 7 12 7 8 0 0 1 2 1
Mar 19 TOR 35 18 4 3 0 1 1 7 10 4 5 0 0 0 4 0
Mar 16 BOS 38 26 4 4 3 0 3 11 21 3 4 1 2 0 4 3
Mar 14 POR 35 16 8 8 1 0 1 7 12 2 2 0 0 0 8 1
Mar 12 MEM                                
Mar 9 DEN 39 20 2 3 2 1 5 8 14 3 4 1 3 0 2 3
Mar 7 MIL 30 25 4 7 1 1 2 7 13 10 10 1 1 1 3 3
Mar 4 at LAL 43 24 7 11 1 1 4 8 17 8 10 0 4 2 5 2
Mar 3 at SAC 41 27 10 8 1 0 3 8 14 9 10 2 3 2 8 3
Mar 1 at LAC 40 22 9 5 1 0 4 9 19 2 2 2 6 3 6 3
Feb 28 at PHO 36 14 5 4 0 0 2 6 13 1 2 1 1 1 4 2
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Feb 26 at DAL 27 4 6 7 2 0 1 2 9 0 1 0 2 0 6 2
Feb 24 LAC 29 8 4 5 0 0 1 4 13 0 2 0 1 0 4 1
Feb 22 at WAS 24 8 7 7 0 1 4 3 8 1 1 1 2 2 5 3
Feb 21 at CHA 25 4 5 7 0 1 1 2 13 0 0 0 3 0 5 1
Feb 19 NYK 22 8 4 2 0 1 1 3 11 2 6 0 0 1 3 4
Feb 12 at MIL 25 12 4 4 0 0 2 5 11 2 4 0 0 0 4 0
Feb 10 at TOR 32 23 5 10 3 0 2 10 14 3 6 0 1 1 4 2
Feb 9 at BKN                                
Feb 7 MIN 20 7 3 2 0 0 3 3 10 1 2 0 0 1 2 1
Feb 5 ATL                                
Feb 3 SAS 5 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Feb 1 CHI 23 11 3 6 1 0 2 4 15 3 3 0 1 0 3 3
Jan 29 at MIN 24 11 6 3 0 0 2 4 15 3 5 0 3 3 3 1
Jan 28 at CLE 19 3 0 5 3 0 3 1 5 1 2 0 1 0 0 5
Jan 26 ORL 28 23 7 7 2 1 1 7 13 9 11 0 0 1 6 3
Jan 24 at DET                                
Jan 21 SAC 26 17 3 3 0 0 3 6 15 5 6 0 2 1 2 4
Jan 20 at MEM 26 15 2 7 0 0 1 5 13 5 5 0 1 1 1 1
Jan 18 GSW 31 14 4 2 1 0 4 6 14 2 2 0 0 1 3 1
Jan 15 HOU                                
Jan 13 SAS                                
Jan 11 at DAL                                
Jan 10 DAL 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Jan 8 WAS 18 3 1 5 2 0 1 0 5 3 4 0 0 0 1 0
Jan 7 at MIA 20 13 3 1 0 0 2 4 11 4 4 1 2 2 1 4
Jan 4 at IND 26 12 2 1 2 0 3 3 9 6 7 0 1 0 2 2
Jan 3 at BOS 29 16 8 6 1 0 5 8 13 0 0 0 0 3 5 2
Jan 1 at MIN 28 16 7 3 0 0 1 6 14 3 4 1 1 0 7 3
Dec 30 POR 29 20 5 4 2 2 1 9 15 2 2 0 1 1 4 3
Dec 28 at HOU 32 16 4 9 0 0 2 7 21 0 0 2 5 2 2 4
Dec 27 DEN 32 19 7 10 2 0 2 7 17 4 4 1 2 1 6 1
Dec 23 at SAC 36 25 6 12 3 0 2 7 14 11 12 0 1 0 6 2
Dec 21 at POR 27 21 6 6 2 0 2 9 22 3 5 0 2 3 3 3
Dec 18 at LAC 33 11 13 10 0 1 3 2 10 7 8 0 2 4 9 2
Dec 17 at GSW                                
Dec 15 at DEN                                
Dec 13 MEM 12 6 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6 6 0 0 0 0 1
Dec 11 DET 24 14 7 3 2 0 4 4 7 6 6 0 0 1 6 1
Dec 6 OKC 13 11 2 0 1 0 2 3 8 5 5 0 2 0 2 0
Dec 4 DAL 23 8 4 4 1 0 2 1 9 6 6 0 1 1 3 1
Dec 2 at CHI 24 13 5 3 1 0 2 5 10 3 3 0 0 1 4 5
Dec 1 at NYK 35 24 1 7 4 0 1 8 13 8 11 0 1 0 1 4
Nov 29 at PHI 35 16 5 4 4 1 4 6 10 4 5 0 0 0 5 1
Nov 26 GSW 23 12 4 4 0 1 4 5 11 2 3 0 1 0 4 2
Nov 25 at SAS 25 12 9 3 1 0 2 5 14 2 2 0 1 4 5 3
Nov 22 CLE 32 19 10 4 1 0 0 7 16 4 4 1 2 2 8 1
Nov 20 UTA 25 13 5 4 4 1 2 5 13 3 6 0 2 2 3 2
Nov 16 PHI 22 15 2 3 2 1 1 6 10 3 6 0 2 0 2 3
Nov 13 at UTA 28 19 3 4 0 1 1 8 13 3 3 0 1 0 3 5
Nov 12 at LAL 31 11 4 6 1 0 1 4 13 3 7 0 1 1 3 1
Nov 10 at PHO 7 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1
Nov 8 LAL 27 7 7 2 3 0 1 3 12 1 1 0 1 1 6 2
Nov 6 at MEM 30 16 7 4 0 1 3 7 12 2 2 0 1 2 5 3
Nov 5 PHO 21 9 4 2 1 1 3 4 10 0 2 1 1 1 3 3
Nov 2 CHA 31 15 6 7 0 0 2 6 16 3 3 0 1 0 6 3
Nov 1 at ORL 17 0 1 3 0 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
Oct 30 IND 23 4 2 3 0 0 3 2 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 2

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player did not play in the game.

Tyreke Evans: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Evans (hamstring) will start Thursday's preseason game versus the Thunder.

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Evans (hamstring) is considered probable to make his preseason debut Thursday against Oklahoma City, Nakia Hogan of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans (hamstring) is emerging as the likely starter at small forward, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports. "Tyreke right now in my head, that's where he is going to play (at small forward)," coach Monty Williams said. "Playing Tyreke at the three for 30 or 35 minutes doesn't benefit him to go down there and bang with 6 (feet) 8 or 6 (feet) 9 guys who can go down there and post him up. Conversely those guys have to guard him in transition and in pick and roll."

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Evans (hamstring) will not play Tuesday against Houston but hopes to be available Thursday against Oklahoma City. “I feel much better,” Evans said. “When I make a move, I don’t feel anything pulling too badly. The hamstring is tricky; some days it’s good, some days it isn’t. I’ve been doing a good job of icing it and getting my rehab in.”

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Evans (hamstring) went through a non-contact practice Saturday, the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans spent the summer retooling his jump shot to positive results, the Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans (hamstring) was not mentioned by coach Monty Williams as being in competition for the starting small forward spot, John Reid of the New Orleans Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans is expected to miss 3-to-5 weeks with a strained right hamstring.

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Evans is still unsure of the role he will be playing this season in New Orleans, the Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans should be fully healthy for the start of training camp September 30, the Times-Picayune reports.

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Evans underwent minor arthroscopic surgery on his right knee Wednesday to clean out scar tissue, the Pelicans' official site reports. He'll begin rehab immediately and will be sidelined for 6-to-8 weeks.

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Evans may officially supplant Eric Gordon as the Pelicans' starting shooting guard next season, the Times-Picayune reports. "When you look at Tyreke and his effectiveness as a starter, you can't just sneeze at that," coach Monty Williams said. "It's a valid conversation."

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2014-15

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2013-14

After the Kings selected Ben McLemore with the seventh overall pick in this summer's draft, Evans quickly jumped at the opportunity to join another organization, ultimately landing with the Pelicans in a sign-and-trade. A change of scenery is probably for the best for Evans, who saw his scoring, rebounding and assists decline for the fourth consecutive season following his 2009-10 Rookie of the Year campaign. Lost in the decreased production for Evans has been his improved shooting accuracy, as evidenced by his career-best 48 percent and 34 percent marks from the field and from three, respectively. Evans' role with the Hornets remains a bit unclear at the moment with incumbents Eric Gordon and Al-Farouq Aminu seemingly in line to start at the two wing spots, but at the very least, Evans figures to get ample run as the sixth man for a team with few other reliable scorers off the bench. Although Evans probably won't approach the sort of numbers that made him a budding star as a rookie, if fantasy owners can recalibrate their expectations and recognize the across-the-board utility Evans still brings, he should offer a satisfying return on investment.

2012-13

The emergence of Isaiah Thomas ultimately led the Kings to deploy the 6-6 Evans at shooting guard and small forward last season, roles probably better suited for his frame. Even so, Evans’ scoring dropped for the third consecutive season, as did his minutes. He managed to shoot a respectable 45.3 percent from the field, and supplemented his 16.5 points per game with a respectable 4.6 rebounds and 4.5 assists, although both were also career-lows. With a full complement of players healthy going into the season, the Kings could theoretically go with a small ball lineup in the backcourt in 2012-13, using Thomas at point guard and Marcus Thornton at shooting guard, allowing Evans to see time at small forward. In the frontcourt, the Kings added Thomas Robinson via the draft, a player who figures to be at the receiving end of several Evans assists, though likely with the cost of fewer shots for Evans. In spite of a potential change in position and the glut of duplicative talent on the roster, Evans’ value probably won’t fall too far, though the numbers of his rookie season (20.1 ppg, 5.3 rpg, 5.8 apg) seem like a distant memory. He’ll most likely be outpaced on shot attempts by the likes of Thornton and DeMarcus Cousins again this season, but somebody has to be there to feed them, and on many occasions, it will be Evans. For Evans to take the next step in his development he’ll need to improve his three-point shot and learn to balance his game to effectively capitalize on scoring from deep and from attacking the basket and drawing fouls.

2011-12

Despite being limited by plantar fasciitis in his left foot for the better part of his sophomore season, Evans played in 57 games, averaging 17.8 points, 4.8 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 0.8 three-pointers, 1.5 steals, 0.5 blocks, and 3.2 turnovers in 37 minutes. His foot has fully healed this offseason, and he continued to work on extending his shooting range. As he develops that skill, Evans will force defenders to play him further out, and increase his scoring output, his ability to get to the line, and his contributions in three-pointers. Now that he’s healthy Evans should also reclaim the efficiency from the field he enjoyed during his rookie season. The bottom line – we’re looking at a third-year player who might well be poised to join the elite.

2010-11

For fantasy purposes, it's not entirely clear how to classify Evans. Is he a point guard? His 5.8 assists per game from last season say yes. Or is he maybe a shooting guard? His 6-6, 220 frame suggests that's much more likely. Another possibility is to consider the personnel surrounding Evans. For example, shooting guard Kevin Martin started 21 games for the Kings last season. We can assume that Evans took the point during those games. On the other hand, the considerably smaller Beno Udrih started 41 games, during which we can assume that Evans was being given shooting guard duties. Really, when it comes down to it, the best way to classify Evans is "stud." After being taken fourth overall in the 2009 Draft, Evans emerged as the second-most valuable fantasy player among rookies, behind only Stephen Curry (who undoubtedly benefited from Golden State's up-tempo offense). Evans particularly distinguished himself in scoring (with 20.1 points per game), assists (5.7), and steals (1.5). His ball-handling duties actually increased as the season progressed, and he posted his two best monthly assist averages (7.0 and 7.5) in February and March, respectively. There are still certainly areas in which Evens can improve. Chief among these is his outside shooting. Last year, Evans only hit 25.5 percent of his three-pointers � about 0.5 per game. But Evans is at such an age (21 on September 19th) that he's very likely to improve that aspect of his game.

2009-10

Heading into the 2009 NBA Draft, many considered Evans to be the player with the greatest NBA potential. But NBA stardom is probably a year or two away. A long and athletic guard who thrived in John Calipari’s dribble-drive offense at Memphis, Evans is more a combo guard at this stage of his career. The best-case scenario for his development would probably be to spend significant time playing off the ball initially, a la Russell Westbrook last season. But Sacramento has one of the league’s better shooting guards entrenched at the two spot – Kevin Martin – and a point guard – Beno Udrih – that was a huge disappointment last season, so Evans may be thrust into the point-guard spotlight before he’s really ready.