The fourth pick in the 2009 NBA draft Tyreke Evans has officially been dismissed from the Nba. The combo guard was dismissed due to him violating the NBAs strict Anti-Drug Program.
Evans who played for the Indiana Pacers last season was expected to hit the free agency market, Now he won’t be able to apply for NBA eligibility until 2021-22 season.
Today the Indiana Pacers released a statement: “The Indiana Pacers were informed Friday by the NBA that Tyreke Evans has been dismissed from the league for a violation of the league’s anti-drug policy. We take these matters seriously and will reach out to Tyreke to offer our support.”
Currently the last player to receive an official NBA dismissal was O.J. Mayo in July 1, 2016. In the last season with the Indiana Pacers Evans averaged 10.2 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists.