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  • Tyreke Evans: Exploring opportunities in Europe

    Evans (suspension) has been evaluating potential opportunities in Europe as he attempts to resume his playing career, Aris Barkas of EuroHoops.net reports.

    The 30-year-old has been out of basketball since he was dismissed and disqualified by the NBA last May after violating the league's anti-drug program. Evans isn't eligible to apply for reinstatement in the NBA until the summer of 2021, so he'll presumably look abroad for some extra financial security in the meantime. Though no deal with any team appears imminent, Evans' representatives have reportedly received overtures from at least three EuroLeague clubs in Panathinaikos, Baskonia and Olympiacos, all of whom are seeking further reinforcement in the backcourt.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Dismissed, disqualified from NBA

    Evans has been dismissed and disqualified from the NBA due to a violation of the NBA's anti-drug program, Ben Rohrbach of Yahoo Sports reports. He is eligible to apply for reinstatement in two years.

    This is obviously a serious development for Evans, who won't be able to play in the NBA again until 2021-22 at the earliest, which would be his age 32-season. He's coming off the worst season of his career, appearing in 69 games for the Pacers and scoring 10.2 points per game on 38.9 percent shooting. Evans was set to become a free agent this summer.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Another strong scoring night Sunday

    Evans ended with 21 points (7-18 FG, 3-7 3Pt, 4-4 FT), two rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 26 minutes during Sunday's 110-106 loss to the Celtics.

    Evans finished off his season with 21 points in 26 minutes as the Pacers dropped their fourth straight game to fall out of the playoffs. Evans had been touted as a potential fantasy asset across many formats but failed to deliver in what could only be described as a wasted season. His future is unclear and at this stage, he would likely have to be on another team for owners to have any faith in his ability to produce moving forward.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Team-best 19 points Friday

    Evans totaled 19 points (6-10 FG, 4-6 3Pt, 3-4 FT), two rebounds, and one assist in 22 minutes during Friday's 104-96 loss to Boston.

    Evans led all Pacer players with 19 points in just 22 minutes Friday, shooting the ball well again, albeit in a losing effort. The Pacers simply do not have anyone who can score 30 points on demand without Victor Oladipo and the initial fears heading into the playoffs are certainly justified right now. Game 4 will be on Sunday in Indiana with the Pacers looking to extend the series to a fifth game.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: 13 points off bench in loss

    Evans posted 13 points (5-9 FG

    Evans had a solid offensive night off the bench for the Pacers, shooting over 50 percent from the field and nearly scoring a point per minute. If he can keep his hot hand, Evans may be called upon to shoulder a heavier offensive load in Game 3 on Friday considering the fact that the rest of the rotation, outside of Bojan Bogdanovic, has struggled to score so far in the series.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Has knee drained again

    Evans, after bumping knees during March 30's game against the Magic, has recently had his knee drained again, J. Michael of The Indianapolis Star reports.

    Evans has been battling through knee pain for much of the year, and it's reflected in his stats. He's shooting just 38.9 percent from the field on the season and playing only 20.3 minutes per game. Given the Pacers' lack of top-tier offensive threats, having Evans healthy and available in a potent sixth-man role could be the key to extending the series against the Celtics.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Scores 27 points Wednesday

    Evans registered 27 points (9-14 FG, 5-8 3Pt, 4-5 FT), five assists and two rebounds across 26 minutes in Wednesday's 135-134 win over the Hawks.

    Evans has been a consistent producer off the Pacers' bench so far this season, averaging 10.2 points over 20.3 minutes. Wednesday's stat line reminded others that Evans can step up his game if need be, as his five threes on the night tied his season-high and serve as evidence to the fact that he can contribute scoring off the bench in the postseason should the team struggle offensively.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Starting Wednesday

    Evans will start Wednesday's game against the Hawks, Kevin Chouinard of the Hawks' official site reports.

    With most of the Pacers' key players sitting, Evans will draw the start and should see extended run.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: No longer on injury report

    Evans (general soreness) is not listed on the injury report for Wednesday's game against Atlanta.

    Evans sat out Sunday's loss to the Nets with general soreness, but it looks like one night off was all he needed. With Wesley Matthews (toe) out of the lineup Wednesday, Evans is in line to get the start at shooting guard.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Sitting out Sunday

    Coach Nate McMillan said Evans will sit out Sunday's game against the Nets due to general soreness.

    Darren Collison (groin) has been cleared to return from a three-game absence and will rejoin the starting five, leaving no room on the top unit for Evans. With coach Nate McMillan desiring to use a 10-man rotation Sunday, the Pacers will use the contest as a rest day for Evans, who had appeared in each of the past 11 games. Evans' absence leaves Cory Joseph and Aaron Holiday as the Pacers' main backcourt reserves.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Coming off bench Friday

    Evans will come off the bench Friday against the Celtics.

    With Wesley Matthews (hamstring) back in the fold, Evans will resume his usual role off the bench. Across his past 10 games as a reserve, he's averaging 9.6 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.6 assists in 19.6 minutes.

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  • Pacers' Tyreke Evans: Cleared to play

    Evans (knee) is available and will start Monday's game against Detroit.

    Evans was previously listed as a game-time decision due to a bruised knee, but he evidently feels healthy enough to play. With Wesley Matthews (hamstring) on the shelf, Evans will make his first start since Feb. 9.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-6, 220 lbs
Birthplace: Chester, PA, USA
Age: 32
School: Memphis
Experience: 9