Kings rookie Evans ejected vs. Lakers
Tyreke Evans remarkable rookie season has ended with his
ejection from the Kings’ game against the Los Angeles Lakers.
He was tossed in the third quarter Tuesday night by referee
Derek Richardson, who whistled back-to-back technical fouls when
Evans apparently said something to him.
Evans had just hit consecutive layups to pull Sacramento within
67-66 of the Lakers, and apparently was angry about a foul not
Evans is the NBA’s leading candidate for the rookie of the year
award, entering the game averaging 20.3 points, 5.3 rebounds and
5.8 assists. Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James are
the only other NBA rookies to average a 20-5-5.