October 20, 2015
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Pelicans announced today that guard Tyreke Evans underwent successful arthroscopic surgery on his right knee this morning. A timetable for return will be announced at a later date.
Evans, 6-6, 220, appeared in 79 regular season games for New Orleans last season, averaging 16.6 points, 6.6 assists and 5.3 rebounds per game. Evans had appeared in two contests this preseason for the Pelicans, averaging 17.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 2.5 assists.
Originally drafted fourth overall out of the University of Memphis by Sacramento in the 2009 NBA Draft, Evans has appeared in 408 career regular season games for the Kings and Pelicans, while averaging 16.8 points, 5.2 assists and 4.9 rebounds.