|2010 NBA Draft||NBA||Drafted 55th overall by Utah.|
|31st July, 2010||NBA||Signed a partially guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Utah.|
|4th March, 2011||D-League||Assigned by Utah to Utah Flash of the D-League.|
|6th March, 2011||D-League||Recalled by Utah from Utah Flash of the D-League.|
|11th July, 2012||NBA||Re-signed by Utah to a three year, $5.25 million contract.|
|31st July, 2015||NBA||Signed a guaranteed two year minimum salary contract with Dallas.|
|11th December, 2015||D-League||Assigned by Dallas to Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|12th December, 2015||D-League||Recalled by Dallas from Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|19th December, 2015||D-League||Assigned by Dallas to Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|20th December, 2015||D-League||Recalled by Dallas from Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|21st January, 2016||D-League||Assigned by Dallas to Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|22nd January, 2016||D-League||Recalled by Dallas from Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|20th February, 2016||D-League||Assigned by Dallas to Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|21st February, 2016||D-League||Recalled by Dallas from Texas Legends of the D-League.|
|7th July, 2016||NBA||Traded by Dallas, along with cash and the draft rights to Emir Preldzic (#57, 2009), to Indiana in exchange for the draft rights to Stanko Barac (#39, 2007).|
|23rd October, 2016||NBA||Waived by Indiana.|
|29th October, 2016||Russia||Signed for the remainder of the season with Khimki.|
|20th September, 2017||NBA||Signed a partially guaranteed one year minimum salary contract with Atlanta.|
|14th October, 2017||NBA||Waived by Atlanta.|
|2006 - 2010||Western Kentucky (NCAA)|
|July 2010||Utah Jazz (Summer League)|
|July 2010 - June 2015||Utah Jazz (NBA)|
|July 2015 - July 2016||Indiana Pacers (NBA)|
|July 2016 - October 2016||Dallas Mavericks (NBA)|
|October 2016 - June 2017||Khimki (Russia)|
|September 2017 - October 2017||Atlanta Hawks (NBA)|
July 8, 2013
Evans, the model by which all springy thin 6'9 power forwards are compared and ought aspire to, needs minutes. The man with a career PER of 19.3 played only 38 games last year in Utah's stacked frontcourt. And while it's true that he's still very limited in terms of his skill set, thus perhaps destined only ever to be a limited minutes player unless he has an Amir Johnson-like development in his future, Evans is so effective at what he does that he simply has to be played anyway.
January 10, 2011
In some additional related bookkeeping, the reason for many of the players listed in the previous list was due to the NBA's contract guarantee date. All players on NBA rosters on or after January 10th have their contracts guaranteed for the remainder of the season (future seasons are unaffected); this also includes waivers. In-season waivers are 48 hours long and do not include weekends; therefore, with the 10th of January being a Monday, players had to be waived by close of business on Wednesday 5th in order to have cleared waivers before the deadline date.
Eleven players with not fully guaranteed contracts were waived in the hours before that deadline: Steve Novak, Damien Wilkins, Jarron Collins, John Lucas III, Ime Udoka, Lester Hudson, Ronald Dupree, Brian Skinner, Pops Mensah-Bonsu, Sundiata Gaines and Rodney Carney. Twenty seven unguaranteed players survived; Delonte West, Von Wafer, Brian Scalabrine, Samardo Samuels, Manny Harris, Alonzo Gee, Brian Cardinal, Melvin Ely, Gary Forbes, Jeremy Lin, Ish Smith, A.J. Price, Ike Diogu, Luc Richard Mbah A Moute, Ben Uzoh, Didier Ilunga-Mbenga, Shawne Williams, Malik Allen, Garret Siler, Patty Mills, Sean Marks, Darnell Jackson, Chris Quinn, Sonny Weems, Jeremy Evans, Cartier Martin and Hamady Ndiaye. Players with contracts who had already become guaranteed due to specific guarantee stipulations in their contracts were Sherron Collins, Derrick Brown, Josh McRoberts, Willie Warren, Derrick Caracter, Luther Head and Joey Dorsey.
October 6, 2010
Evans, Jeffers and Gaines were covered in the Jazz summer league round-up from back in July. Jeffers averaged 7.6 points and 3.6 rebounds per game in the tournament, while getting to the foul line a ton; however, Gaines struggled, averaging 8.6 points on 37% shooting and turning it over 2.6 times a game compared to only 3.0apg. Evans, though, impressed in his limited minutes. Playing behind James Augustine for no real reason, Evans averaged 5.0 points, 3.0 rebounds, 1.0 steals and 0.8 blocks in only 16 minutes per game, impressing the Jazz staff with his defense whilst doing enough offensively. Some more rebounds would have been nice, yet Evans won enough hearts to all but secure his place on the team, in ways not really reflected in the stat sheet. Utah's decision to pick him in the second round was highly surprisingly and easily questionable, yet now looks thoroughly validated.
July 2, 2010
Evans's entirely unexpected draft selection is dependent solely on his "potential". As far as what he has achieved so far, there's not a lot to report. In his senior season at Western Kentucky, Evans averaged 10.0ppg, 6.9rpg and 1.8bpg, shooting 65% from the field (on dunks) and 68% from the foul line. He wasn't even the best player on a team that didn't even make it to the Sun Belt Tournament final; that honour goes to guard A.J. Slaughter. So what do the Jazz see in Evans?
Athleticism. The rest is just a question mark.
June 27, 2010
Jay Bilas talks so much about Willie Warren that the Jazz's drafting of Jeremy Evans of Western Kentucky with the 55th pick is completely missed. It's not even mentioned. Evans averaged only 27 minutes per game as a senior in the not-very-good Sun Belt Conference, and averaged only 10 points, 7 rebounds and 2 blocks. Because of this, a player of Evans's calibre should not be on the radar, yet apparently Utah saw enough athleticism in him to overlook the fact that he can't dribble, shoot, or weigh over 200lbs. Maybe they too wanted Latavious Williams and decided to draft a replica.