Jacob Evans

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Jacob Evans
Jacob Evans.jpg
No. 10 – Golden State Warriors
PositionShooting guard
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born (1997-06-18) June 18, 1997 (age 22)
Jacksonville, North Carolina
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High schoolSt. Michael the Archangel
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
CollegeCincinnati (2015–2018)
NBA draft2018 / Round: 1 / Pick: 28th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Playing career2018–present
Career history
2018–presentGolden State Warriors
2018–2019Santa Cruz Warriors
Career highlights and awards
  • First team All-AAC (2018)
Stats at NBA.com
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Jacob Evans III (born June 18, 1997) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played college basketball for the Cincinnati Bearcats. As a junior in 2018, he earned first-team all-conference honors in the American Athletic Conference (AAC). He was selected by Golden State in the first round of the 2018 NBA draft with the 28th overall pick.

College career[edit]

A 6'6 guard from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, he was a consensus four-star prospect in the 2015 high school class. Evans averaged 8.4 points per game as a freshman coming off the bench for Cincinnati. He improved his scoring average to 13.5 points per game as a sophomore.[1]

As a junior, Evans was named first-team All-AAC alongside teammate Gary Clark, and he was a finalist for the Julius Erving Small Forward of the Year Award.[2] In the NCAA Tournament, Evans scored 19 points, mostly in the first half, in the 75-73 Round of 32 upset loss to Nevada.[3] Evans averaged 13.0 points, 4.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists and 1.3 steals per game as a junior. He led the Bearcats to a 31-5 season and earning a No. 2 seed in the NCAA tournament. After the season, he declared for the 2018 NBA draft.[4][5]

Professional career[edit]

Golden State Warriors (2018–present)[edit]

Evans was drafted by the Golden State Warriors in the first round with the 28th overall pick.[6] On July 2, 2018, he officially signed with the Warriors,[7] and wears the #10 jersey.[8] The Warriors made it to the Finals in his rookie year, but were defeated in the 2019 NBA Finals in 6 games by the Toronto Raptors.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high

NBA[edit]

Regular season[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2018–19 Golden State 30 1 6.8 .340 .267 .000 .8 .8 .2 .1 1.3
Career 30 1 6.8 .340 .267 .000 .8 .8 .2 .1 1.3

Playoffs[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2019 Golden State 7 0 2.6 .400 .500 - .1 .1 .0 .0 .7
Career 7 0 2.6 .400 .500 - .1 .1 .0 .0 .7

College[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2015–16 Cincinnati 33 8 24.4 .372 .333 .804 4.1 1.6 .8 .8 8.4
2016–17 Cincinnati 36 36 31.6 .473 .418 .732 4.2 2.7 1.3 .8 13.5
2017–18 Cincinnati 36 36 30.8 .427 .370 .754 4.7 3.1 1.3 1.0 13.0
Career 105 80 29.1 .429 .377 .755 4.3 2.5 1.1 .9 11.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Groeschen, Tom (March 19, 2018). "Will Cincinnati Bearcats star Jacob Evans III stay or go to NBA?". Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  2. ^ Clark, Dave (March 5, 2018). "UC's Clark, Evans named All-AAC First Team; Washington honorable mention". Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  3. ^ Groeschen, Tom (March 18, 2018). "Cincinnati Bearcats lose 22-point lead, fall 75-73 to Nevada in NCAA Tournament stunner". Cincinnati Enquirer. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  4. ^ Givnony, Jonathan (April 1, 2018). "Cincinnati's Jacob Evans enters draft, won't hire agent". ESPN. Retrieved April 9, 2018.
  5. ^ Borzello, Jeff (March 31, 2018). "Winners, losers from NBA draft early entry deadline". ESPN. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
  6. ^ Poole, Monte (June 21, 2018). "Warriors select Cincinnati wing Jacob Evans with No. 28 overall pick in 2018 NBA Draft". NBC Sports. Retrieved June 23, 2018.
  7. ^ "Warriors Sign Jacob Evans to Contract". NBA.com. Retrieved July 2, 2018.
  8. ^ Gonzalez, Bansky (June 25, 2018). "Jacob Evans will wear the same number as a former Warriors All-Star". WarriorsWire. Retrieved August 24, 2018.

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