Evans leaves Kings’ game with quad injury
Sacramento Kings guard Tyreke Evans was helped to the locker
room Monday night after injuring his left leg on his way down after
a driving layup.
Evans, the Kings’ second-leading scorer with 15.3 points per
game, clutched at his left knee while under the basket after he
converted the layup late in the first quarter. Teammate Travis
Outlaw and a trainer helped Evans off the court and down the tunnel
toward Sacramento’s locker room.
A team spokesman described the injury as a left quadriceps
strain and said Evans would not return. The 2010 NBA Rookie of the
Year missed time earlier this season with soreness in his left
The Kings were playing their next-to-last game of the season,
with only a home game against the Los Angeles Clippers remaining on