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Jeremy Evans
No. 40 – Utah Jazz
PositionSmall forward / Power forward
LeagueNBA
Personal information
Born(1987-10-24) October 24, 1987 (age 26)


Crossett, Arkansas
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight197 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High schoolCrossett (Crossett, Arkansas)
CollegeWestern Kentucky (2006–2010)
NBA draft2010 / Round: 2 / Pick: 55th overall
Selected by the Utah Jazz
Pro playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–presentUtah Jazz
2011→Utah Flash
Career highlights and awards
  • NBA Slam Dunk Contest champion (2012)
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.

Professional

Evans was drafted by the Utah Jazz with the 55th overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. On March 4, 2011, he was assigned to the Utah Flash. He was recalled on March 6.

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 July 11, 2012, Evans re-signed with the Utah Jazz to a multi-year deal.

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.
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