Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans was late arriving to practice. Coach Monty said it's an internal issue and the team would deal with it.
Tyreke Evans working with the white team - the backups - in scrimmage.
Tyreke Evans is now on the court for the White team to start second half.
No alarm folks - I'm told by the Pelicans that Tyreke Evans is fine. Getting in some rest time today.
Tyreke Evans is at the Smoothie King Center but not participating in the Pelicans open practice today..
Tyreke Evans just made his way onto the practice court.
Pelicans are set to start their open practice at Smoothie King Center. The only player missing is Tyreke Evans. No word on where he is yet
Tyreke Evans handed out 7 assists in his first 2 preseason games (in only 20 minutes per), but scoring more tonight (13 pts/6 reb/2 ast)
Tyreke Evans' mid-range jumper hasn't translated well from the practice gym to a game yet.
Pelicans showing quick-strike capability now. Eric Gordon has made back-to-back shots and Tyreke Evans just drove lane for layup.
Rough start for Tyreke Evans: he's 1 of 5 from the field. Several mid-range jumpers have failed to go in.
Tyreke Evans already with two fouls with 1:55 remaining in first quarter.
Tyreke Evans as a point-forward looks good. He has been solid on defense too.
Pelicans' Jrue Holiday, Tyreke Evans and Eric Gordon in the starting lineup together tonight for first time in preseason.
Tyreke Evans on NOLA's firepower: "We saw it last year, but injuries set us back. If we stay healthy, scoring's not going to be an issue."
Funny moment: An excited Ryan Anderson trying to get Tyreke Evans to look at Pelivision, when Evans was shown as being picked Player of Game
Pelicans now have Tyreke Evans on the court playing what should be considered SF. Jrue Holiday & Austin Rivers at guard spots.
Halftime: Pelicans 64, OKC 45. It was a really good half from Tyreke Evans, who had 8 points and 5 assists in 12 minutes.
Jrue Holiday and Tyreke Evans had their way in the first half. Holiday made four of his first five shots.
Tyreke Evans' two-handed dunk after baseline drive. The guy is playing like he hadn't miss any time.
The Pelicans are a much more explosive team with Tyreke Evans on the floor,
Not a bad 6:33 stint in his preseason debut for Tyreke Evans (6 points, 3 assists, 1 block). NOLA leads 24-8
Early highlights: Anthony Davis with block of a 3-pointer (Perry Jones), a rarity in NBA except for by him. Tyreke 3-point play, looks quick
Nice spin around move by Tyreke Evans for shot in the lane. He's attacking just like he did during the final stretch of last season.
Tyreke Evans makes nice drive to the basket for layup. Looks quick tonight.
It took less than 30 seconds for Tyreke Evans to connect with Anthony Davis for alley oop dunk. That duo was great in 2nd half of '13-14
Pelicans' Tyreke Evans looks eager to play after missing the first four preseason games. Wondering will he emerge like last season?
Starting lineups for tonight's game, Tyreke Evans at guard with Jrue Holiday. Familiar face Lance Thomas in OKC five: http://t.co/JeItfcLw3l
Tyreke Evans to get the start at SG tonight in Gordon's absence.
With Eric Gordon out, Tyreke Evans will start at SG and Luke Babbitt starts at SF tonight for the Pelicans.
Pelicans release their lineup for tonight - Tyreke Evans starting at shooting guard.
Pelicans swingman Tyreke Evans (hamstring) is probable for tonight's vs. OKC. SG Eric Gordon (back) is doubtful.
Pelicans' Tyreke Evans says he is not playing tonight against Rockets.
Without question, Coach Monty Williams' best option is starting Tyreke Evans at SF when regular season begins.