Virtus Roma agreed to terms with Tyreke Evans for the season 2011-12 with an NBA out to exercise by the player when lockout ends. The contract, as announced by Acea Roma, will be signed in the night.
Evans spent his two NBA seasons with Sacramento Kings after being drafted with the 4th overall pick in 2009. At the end of his rookie year in NBA, Evans has been named Rookie of the Year averaging 20.1ppg, 5.3rpg and 5.8apg in 72 games.
At the end of his 1st year in the NBA, Evans joined a club that includes only Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James with rookie who has averaged at least 20 points, five rebounds and five assists a game.