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NBA Free Agent Rumors: Tyreke Evans Meets With Atlanta Hawks


Tyreke Evans continues to make the rounds of free agency and met with the Atlanta Hawks on Tuesday.

He previously met with Sacramento and Detroit on Monday, the first day of free agency, and reportedly has an offer sheet on the table for four-years, $44 million from New Orleans.

It turns out though that the Hawks weren’t the one’s to schedule the meeting with Evans. It was Evans’ agent, according to Michael McNamara of ESPN TrueHoop:

Although, the meeting might have been a good thing. Have to use the little fish to catch the big fish, and that big fish is Dwight Howard.

Evans, 23, was drafted by the Kings 4th overall in 2009 and averaged 20.1 points, 5.3 rebounds and 5.8 in his first season. However, his production has decreased in every category since his rookie campaign and finished this past season averaging 15.2 points, 4.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists — all career-low’s. Ironically though, Evans posted career-high’s in both field-goal percentage (.478) and three-point percentage (.338). This could have been because he shifted over to the off-guard position and had Isiah Thomas running the point, allowing Evans to be set up for shots instead of having to create them for himself.

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