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NBA: Sacramento 114, New Orleans 97

NEW ORLEANS, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Rudy Gay piled up 41 points on 16-of-21 shooting Tuesday and the Sacramento Kings breezed past New Orleans 114-97.

NBA: New Orleans 95, Memphis 92

MEMPHIS, Jan. 20 (UPI) -- Anthony Davis put in 20 second-half points Monday and the New Orleans Pelicans held off Memphis 95-92 to snap an eight-game losing streak.

NBA: New Orleans 95, Boston 92

BOSTON, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Brian Roberts put New Orleans in front by three with seven seconds to go Friday and the Pelicans hung on to defeat Boston 95-92.

NBA: New Orleans 110, Portland 108

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Tyreke Evans swished a go-ahead jumper with 1.2 seconds left Monday, boosting the New Orleans Pelicans over Portland 110-108.

NBA: New Orleans 105, Denver 89

NEW ORLEANS, Dec. 27 (UPI) -- Tyreke Evans came off the bench to flirt with a triple-double Friday, leading New Orleans to a 105-89 triumph over Denver.

NBA: New Orleans 113, Sacramento 100

SACRAMENTO, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Tyreke Evans erupted for 25 points and 12 assists Monday and New Orleans ended a rough five-game road trip with a 113-100 victory over Sacramento.

NBA: Portland 110, New Orleans 107

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Damian Lillard heated up in the fourth quarter Saturday, scoring 13 late points to help boost the Portland Trail Blazers over New Orleans 110-107.

NBA: Los Angeles Clippers 108, New Orleans 95

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Blake Griffin scored 21 points before fouling out Wednesday and the Los Angeles Clippers won their third straight with a 108-95 decision over New Orleans.

NBA: Denver 102, New Orleans 93

DENVER, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- J.J. Hickson and Wilson Chandler scored 19 points apiece Sunday, elevating the Denver Nuggets over New Orleans 102-93.

NBA: New Orleans 131, Chicago 128 (3OT)

CHICAGO, Dec. 2 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday's 3-point play in the waning seconds of the third overtime Monday provided the difference in New Orleans' marathon 131-128 win over Chicago.

NBA: New Orleans 103, New York 99

NEW YORK, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Ryan Anderson pumped in 31 points to propel New Orleans over New York 103-99 Sunday, but the Pelicans lost leading scorer Anthony Davis to an injury.

NBA: New Orleans 104, Cleveland 100

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon put New Orleans in front with 33 seconds to play by hitting a 3-pointer Friday and the Pelicans went on to down Cleveland 104-100.

NBA: New Orleans 99, Memphis 84

MEMPHIS, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Eric Gordon paced a first-period run Wednesday that sent New Orleans coasting to a 99-84 decision over Memphis.

NBA: New Orleans 105, Charlotte 84

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- Anthony Davis' 25 points, eight rebounds and six blocks Saturday elevated the New Orleans Pelicans over Charlotte 105-84.

NBA: Dallas 117, Sacramento 108

SACRAMENTO, April 6 (UPI) -- A 25-point performance from Shawn Marion Friday and a strong second half brought Dallas a 117-108 victory over Sacramento.
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Sacramento Kings Tyreke Evans and Omir Casspi (R) react after the game against the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden in New York City on February 9, 2010. The Kings defeated the Knicks 118-114 in overtime. UPI/John Angelillo
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Tyreke Jamir Evans (born September 19, 1989 in Chester, Pennsylvania) is an American professional basketball player with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the University of Memphis, and was selected by the Sacramento Kings as the 4th overall pick in the 2009 NBA Draft.

Evans grew up in Chester, Pennsylvania, and was mainly raised by his three older brothers. He attended American Christian Academy in Aston, Pennsylvania, and by his sophomore year began drawing comparisons to NBA All-Star Tracy McGrady. As a senior, he averaged 32.1 points per game and was named the Most Valuable Player of the McDonald's All-American Game, where he posted 21 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to help lead the East team to a 107-102 victory over the West. At the age of 16, he was featured in the documentary Gunning for That #1 Spot directed by Adam "MCA" Yauch of the Beastie Boys. Evans was chosen to be the keeper of the SLAM Magazine High School Diary for the 2008 season.

In April 2008, Evans announced that he would attend the University of Memphis, after also considering Villanova University and the University of Texas.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Tyreke Evans."
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