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MAURICE EVANS RUMORS

Mo Evans Offers Glad Tidings to Wizards, Former Teammates

In a recent interview with FastLifeShow.com, veteran swingman Maurice Evans spoke highly of his former teammates and the overall direction of the Wizards’ movement. Part of a brief exchange regarding the immediate outlook of the team, Evans downplayed assumptions of player immaturity and defended the underachieving squad he had been a part of for the past 2 seasons, claiming...
Via Wizards Extreme
September 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Maurice Evans on the Wizards

Veteran swingman Maurice Evans has contributed just 73 minutes and 19 points to the Wizards this season, but it sounds like he’s left a far bigger mark verbally. Evans got lots of attention after calling a players-only meeting in early January and then publicly ripping the team’s “sense of entitlement,” and his message has softened much since then. Read full article >>
Via D.C. Sports Bog
February 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Winless Wizards give players-only meeting a try

Maurice Evans says the winless Washington Wizards have a sense of entitlement like he's never seen before. The veteran called a players'-only meeting Thursday to address leadership issues on the only NBA team without a victory. The Wizards are 0-6 for the first time in franchise history and weren't competitive in an 18-point loss to the Orlando Magic on Wednesday night...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Wizards’ Maurice Evans to have MRI on sore right knee

Maurice Evans remains sidelined with a sore right knee and will get an MRI when the Wizards return home from Milwaukee. Evans re-signed with the Wizards before their preseason opener but has been unable to practice the past week after development pain and swelling in his surgically-repaired knee. He said the pain was reminiscent to what he felt before having surgery in August of...
Via Washington Post
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Wizards re-sign veteran G Evans

The Washington Wizards have re-signed veteran guard Maurice Evans to a one-year deal. Evans, a union vice president during the NBA lockout, came to the Wizards in a trade with the Atlanta Hawks in February. In 26 games with Washington, Evans averaged 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds last season.
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Wizards re-sign swingman Evans (AP)

Swingman Maurice Evans, a union vice president during the NBA lockout, has re-signed with the Washington Wizards. The Wizards announced the one-year contract with Evans during halftime of their exhibition opener against the Philadelphia 76ers on Friday night. Evans averaged 9.7 points and 2.8 rebounds in 26 games with Washington after arriving from the Atlanta Hawks in a trade in February.
Via Yahoo! Sports
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

Maurice Evans returning to Wizards

Maurice Evans has agreed to come back to Washington for a one-year deal worth the veteran minimum, according to two sources with knowledge of the situation. The deal is contingent upon Evans passing his physical. The Wizards were hoping to add a veteran small forward to one of the league’s youngest teams and had been in frequent communication with Evans’s agent, Roger Montgomery...
Via Washington Post
December 16, 2011  |  Discuss

'Mutual interest' between Evans, Wizards

As free agents Grant Hill and Caron Butler have elected to sign with the Suns and Clippers respectively, the crop of potential small forwards for the San Antonio Spurs has dwindled.The Spurs were reportedly interested in signing Butler or Hill but will have to look elsewhere to replace soon-to-be-gone Richard Jefferson.And if they were looking to add Maurice Evans (a player San...
Via Project Spurs
December 09, 2011  |  Discuss

Maurice Evans to receive his diploma from Texas, then help finish labor deal

The NBA and the newly re-formed players union resumed negotiations on Friday in New York to determine the final details of a new collective bargaining agreement but Wizards free agent guard and union vice president Maurice Evans was not in attendance. Evans plans to join the discussions after taking care of some other important personal business: He will receive his diploma during...
Via Washington Post
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss

NBA lockout: Wizards’ Maurice Evans: ‘We were left with no options’

Wizards free agent swingman Maurice Evans was committed to getting a new collective bargaining agreement over the past two years and especially the past four months, in which he tirelessly traveled back and forth from his home in Texas to New York for hours upon hours of negotiations. He also has gone to regional meetings in Los Angeles and Chicago, tried to calm disheartened players...
Via Washington Post
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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