Pelicans’ G-League team acquires Baton Rouge native Jacob Evans

Pelicans’ G-League team acquires Baton Rouge native Jacob Evans
Golden State Warriors guard Jacob Evans (10) plays in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Memphis Grizzlies Sunday, Jan. 12, 2020, in Memphis, Tenn. (Source: Brandon Dill)

ERIE, Pa. (WAFB) - The New Orleans Pelicans’ G-League team, the Erie Bayhawks, have acquired Baton Rouge native Jacob Evans.

The 6-foot-4, 210-pound shooting guard starred at St. Michael the Archangel before playing college basketball for the Cincinnati Bearcats.

Evans has appeared in 59 NBA games over the past two seasons with the Golden State Warriors (57 games) and the Minnesota Timberwolves (2 games), averaging 2.8 points on 10.5 minutes per game.

He was the No. 28 overall selection in the 2018 NBA draft by the Warriors.

The Bayhawks also acquired forward Omari Spellman.

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