CAREER TRANSACTIONS: Undrafted in the 2002 NBA Draft… Signed as a free agent with the Seattle SuperSonics on September 30, 2002… As part of a 4-team trade, traded by Seattle to Denver on February 23, 2006… Traded by Denver with Ricky Sanchez to Philadelphia for Steven Hunter and Bobby Jones on September 10, 2007… Traded by Philadelphia to Toronto for Jason Kapono on June 9, 2009… Signed as a free agent with the Los Angeles Clippers on December 22, 2011… Acquired by the Nets in exchange for the rights to swap second round picks with the Clippers in 2016.
2012-13: In 80 games (56 starts), averaged 4.5 points and a team-high 11.1 rebounds per game… Ranked 1st in the NBA in Total Rebounding Percentage (26.7), Offensive Rebounding Percentage (15.5), and Defensive Rebounding Percentage (38.0)… Led the league with nine 20+ rebounding performances on the season... Became the third Net in franchise history to record consecutive 20+ rebound outings after registering 20 rebounds vs. CHA 4/6 and 24 vs. PHI 4/9… Tallied eight consecutive games (3/27 – 4/10) of 13+ rebounds which was the longest in Nets history… Recorded eight double-doubles…Led the team in rebounds in 50 games (six ties)… Scored 17 points and recorded 24 rebounds vs. PHI 4/9… Posted 14 points with 20 rebounds vs. CHA 4/6… Recorded 15 points with a game-high 16 rebounds at DEN 3/29… Scored a career-high-tying 22 points and grabbed a career-high 26 rebounds at POR 3/27… It was the first 20-20 game of his career and the first by a Net since Richard Jefferson in 2004… Recorded four points and a game-high 22 rebounds at Dallas 3/20… Recorded 11 points and 24 rebounds vs. WAS 3/8… Recorded a game-high 20 rebounds vs. ATL 1/18… Recorded 23 total rebounds including 17 defensive rebounds, with two points at PHI 1/8… Became the first Net in the play-by-play era to record a double-double in the first quarter when he had 10 points and 10 rebounds 4.9 vs. PHI… Has been inactive once (1 - flu)… DND – Sore Left Shoulder (1).
PRO CAREER: In 708 career games (345 starts), with Seattle, Denver, Philadelphia, Toronto, Los Angeles Clippers, and Brooklyn, Evans has averaged 4.1 points and 7.2 rebounds in 19.7 minutes per game while shooting .467 (978-2,092) from the field and .521 (942-1,809) from the line… Ranked among the NBA’s top-10 in rebounds per 48 minutes leaders in six consecutive seasons (2003-09)… Has grabbed 20+ rebounds 13 times and recorded 36 double-doubles… 2011-12: Played in all 11 of Los Angeles’ 2012 playoff games... Ranked 6th in the NBA in rebounds per minute, averaging one rebound every 2.8 minutes… 2010-11 (Toronto): Led the team on the boards 22 times and had 17 games with 10 or more caroms… Recorded 13+ rebounds in four of five games (4/3/11-4/10/11)… Grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds 4/3 vs. ORL… Led the team in rebounding seven straight games (3/9/11-3/21/11)… Set a team record by grabbing 15 rebounds in the first half and matched a team record with 10 boards in the first quarter against the Sixers… 2009-10 (Toronto): Missed the first 51 games of season with a left midfoot sprain sustained during a preseason game 10/14/09 against BOS (in Hartford)… 2008-09 (Philadelphia): Drew seven starting assignments, averaging 5.7 points, 6.7 rebounds and 22.3 minutes… Ranked seventh in the NBA in rebounds per 48 minutes (15.3)… Also ranked fourth in offensive rebounds per 48 minutes (5.7)… Scored in double-figures six times and grabbed 10+ rebounds on four occasions… 2007-08 (Philadelphia): Appeared in a career-high 81 games with 61 starts… Ranked tied for ninth in the NBA in rebounds per 48 minutes (15.5)… Grabbed 10-plus boards 21 times and had four double-doubles… Scored 10-plus points six times over the final 23 games … 2006-07 (Denver): Appeared in 66 games (11 starts) for Denver … Led the NBA in rebounds per 48 minutes (19.7)… Shot a career-high .544 (117-215) from the floor… Recorded six double-doubles and grabbed 10-plus boards 19 times… Led the Nuggets in rebounding 17 times… 2005-06 (Seattle-Denver): Corralled his 2,000th career rebound at PHO on 3/25/06… Made his first start as a Nugget grabbing a season-high 20 rebounds at TOR on 3/10/06… Scored his 1,000th career point 12/31/05 at MEM… 2004-05 (Seattle): Paced the Sonics in rebounding and ranked 12th in the NBA… Led the team on the glass 48 times… Grabbed 10-plus boards 39 times and tallied seven double-doubles… 2003-04 (Seattle): Played in 75 games with 27 starts, and averaged 2.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in 17.1 minutes… Led the Sonics in rebounding 23 times. Grabbed 10 or more rebounds in nine games… 2002-03 (Seattle): Appeared in 67 games with 60 starts, averaging 3.2 points and 6.6 rebounds in 20.4 minutes.
CAREER PLAYOFFS: In 38 career postseason games, Evans has averaged 3.7 points and 6.3 rebounds while shooting .436 (41-94) from the field… 2011-12: Appeared in all 11 of Los Angeles’ 2012 playoff games where he averaged 3.0 points and 7.3 rebounds in 18.0 minutes per contest… 2008-09: In five games with Philadelphia, averaged 1.4 points and 2.0 rebounds in 7.2 minutes per game… 2007-08: In six games with Philadelphia, averaged playoff career-high bests 6.8 points and 7.8 rebounds in 24.7 minutes… 2005-06: In five games with Denver, averaged 3.8 points and 4.6 rebounds in 13.8 minutes… 2004-05: Started all 11 games for Seattle during its run to the Western Conference Semifinals, averaging 3.7 points and 7.4 rebounds in 18.9 minutes.
COLLEGE CAREER: Averaged 15.3 points and 11.5 rebounds in 69 games during two years at Iowa… Tied for 30th in career scoring with 1,054 points becoming just the fourth Iowa player to score 1,000 points in only two seasons… Named Associated Press Honorable Mention All-American in both junior and senior seasons… Named second-team All-Big Ten both junior and senior seasons… Earned All-Tournament honors at Big Ten Tournament… Led the nation in rebounding as a junior with 11.9 per game and double-doubles with 22… Played first two years at Coffeyville Junior College.