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The Clippers are close to signing veteran free agent forwardcenter Reggie Evans to a one-year deal for about 1.3 million, according to a basketball executive who was not authorized to speak publicly about the deal.
Evans, 31, has played for four teams over nine seasons in the NBA.
The Clippers were looking for a rugged backup big man to come off the bench.
Evans is not known as an offensive threat, but he is a strong rebounder and sets good screens. Last season the 6-foot-8 Evans averaged 4.4 points and 11.5 rebounds a game with Toronto.
The offer is contingent on Evans passing a physical.
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There was a Reggie Evans sighting at the Clippers practice facility Thursday. He was seen standing inside the Clippers weight room area talking with team personnel.
Clippers Coach Vinny Del Negro said the team still hadnt signed Evans to a contract. Del Negro wanted to talk to the team doctors and get the results of Evans physical.
Del Negro expected the Clippers to sign the 6...
The Los Angeles Clippers have signed free-agent forward Reggie Evans to a one-year deal.
Evans will earn roughly $1.3 million and provide depth in the Clippers' frontcourt.
The 31-year-old averaged 4.4 points and a career-best 11.5 rebounds with Toronto last season.
Evans is currently nursing a foot injury that will likely keep him out of the season opener against Golden State...
Twitter / @christomasson: Reggie Evans looking stron ... via kwout
I can't wait to see what kind of hate rains down upon the Boston Celtics if they sign the guy regarded as the dirtiest player in the league.
Reggie won't do much, but he'll get grimy and defend and rebound. If he signs here, I would anticipate some fights with Chris Wilcox in practice. I would also...
UPDATE Dec. 21, 1:30 am: It’s official, Reggie Evans is a Clipper. The team has announced the deal. This is a good signing by the Clips — it addresses a need with a player who does one thing exceptionally well at the NBA level. He doesn’t cost much, will come off the bench and Clipper…
The league's dirtiest player is headed to the Clippers. He would have received the same veteran's minimum deal from the Celtics.
Why did Evans pick LA over Boston? He'll likely see more playing time in LA. Evans could be the first big off the bench to replace Blake Griffin or DeAndre Jordan. In Boston, he'd have to compete with Brandon Bass and Chris Wilcox on the bench.
The Los Angeles Clippers added some size and depth to their roster Wednesday, signing forward Reggie Evans, according to multiple media reports.
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The Los Angeles Clippers today signed free agent forward Reggie Evans. According to the Los Angeles Times, the deal is a one-year contract worth about $1.3 million.
The 31-year old averaged a career-high 11.5 rebounds per game last season for the Toronto Raptors in 35 appearances while making 22 starts. Evans averaged 26.6 minutes and 4.4 points [...]
LOS ANGELES -- The Clippers' need for a backup frontcourt player may soon be filled when Reggie Evans arrives.
The Los Angeles Clippers inked free agent forward Reggie Evans on Thursday.
The Los Angeles Clippers added some size and depth to their roster Wednesday, signing forward Reggie Evans.