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Evans and Kings at a crossroad


Evans and Kings at a crossroad

While Sacramento Kings owners are trying to iron out talks of a new arena deal with the city, another interesting dilemma is facing the ball club.With rookie averages of 20.1 points, 5.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 1.5 steals per game, Tyreke Evans became the fourth first-year player to average (20-5-5), joining the likes of Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan and LeBron James.His production in his sophomore year tailed off a bit due to plantar fasciitis and this season, he has been moved off the ball completely as coach Keith Smart has experimented with him at small forward.A move, he apparently isnt thrilled about. Via: Sam Amicks post on Basketball Latest updates on Sulia."Tyreke Evans agent, Arn Tellem, made a rare appearance tonight to express his concerns about the former Rookie of the Years role. He met with Kings Basketball president Geoff Petrie, Evans brother, Reggie and another Tellem rep as well. Source close to Evans says hes frustrated with how marginalized hes become. Evans reps are encouraging him to be more vocal about his perspective going forward. No extension discussions (hes eligible this summer), FWIW." Evans is his best with the ball in his hands, but point guard isnt his best position as he goes one-on-one too often and with the Kings already boosting scorers such as Marcus Thornton, DeMarcus Cousins and others who need their shots, the third-year player is in a system that doesnt suit the strengths that made him Rookie of the Year. Even with Cousins temperament, its hard to find 6-foot-11 power forwards with his skill set and footwork, so Evans could be the odd man out. Evans, 22, is sure to gain plenty of interest next season if the Kings dont offer him an extension. With the proper coaching, an offensive system that could utilize his strengths, he could be a perennial All-Star for years to come.With Evans' talent, what team could he flourish on?

White Sox Talk Podcast: Guest appearance Hall of Famer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson

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White Sox Talk Podcast: Guest appearance Hall of Famer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson

Ford Frick winner and Hall of Famer Ken "Hawk" Harrelson joins Chuck Garfien on the podcast.

(3:15) - People that have congratulated Hawk on his induction, including some people you would never guess

(12:24) - Origin of some of your favorite "Hawk-isms"

(15:29) - Great story about the late great Harry Carey

(18:46) - His life growing up in Savannah, Georgia

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Bulls Talk Podcast: Special Guest Ryan Arcidiacono

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Bulls Talk Podcast: Special Guest Ryan Arcidiacono

Ryan Arcidiacono joins our K.C. Johnson to talk all things basketball.

0:25       Ryan on his very involved sports family and choosing Villanova over Florida

3:30       On his dad’s football background and the influence it had on Ryan

5:20       Why he missed his entire senior season in high school because of a back injury

6:10       On Villanova head coach Jay Wright

7:50       On winning the National Championship at Villanova and setting up Kris Jenkins for the game-winner

11:10    On Nova’s fight song (Arci sings the song- sort of)

12:15    On graduating from Nova and getting the chance to play in the NBA

13:00    On going undrafted and starting his career in the D-League

16:10    The feeling when he signed his first guaranteed NBA contract and how he celebrated by buying ice cream

18:15    On the reasons behind the Bulls slow start

19:10    On the feeling inside the Bulls locker room

20:00    On his community service and involvement with Zenni

22:05    Rapid fire questions including most embarrassing moment and favorite restaurant in Chicago

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