|No. 40 – Utah Jazz|
|Position||Small forward / Power forward|
October 24, 1987 |
|Listed height||6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)|
|Listed weight||197 lb (89 kg)|
|High school||Crossett (Crossett, Arkansas)|
|College||Western Kentucky (2006–2010)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall|
|Selected by the Utah Jazz|
|Pro playing career||2010–present|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Jeremy Evans (born October 24, 1987) is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Utah Jazz of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A forward, Evans played in college for the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. As a senior at Western Kentucky Evans averaged 10.0 ppg with a field goal percentage of .639. He is the Hilltoppers all-time leader in blocks with 224. Evans was raised in Crossett, Arkansas and graduated from Crossett High School in 2006.
On February 22, 2012, Evans was announced as a competitor in the 2012 Sprite NBA All-Star Weekend Slam Dunk Contest, replacing the injured Iman Shumpert of the New York Knicks. He dunked two basketballs in one dunk over teammate Gordon Hayward. Evans won with 29% of the votes.
On February 16, 2013, Evans participated in another Slam Dunk Contest. In one of his dunks, he jumped over a painting of himself dunking. He would go on to lose to Terrence Ross.
- Genessy, Jody (October 3, 2010). "Utah Jazz: Second-round pick Jeremy Evans stands out with athleticism and hoops IQ". DeseretNews.com. Retrieved November 23, 2013.
- Jeremy Evans Player Profile – RealGM
- Iman Shumpert out of dunk contest