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Pelicans Meet with Restricted Free Agent Tyreke Evans


The New Orleans Pelicans were reported to have met with Sacramento Kings restricted free agent guard Tyreke Evans and to have made him an offer. TNT's David Aldridge:

As usnfish and other cap-wise At the Hivers have pointed out, New Orleans can clear out up to about 12.5-ish million if they waive non-guaranteed deals; that'd obviously be a huge increase on Evans' ~$7M qualifying offer.

It's unclear how large an offer Sacramento would be willing to match, especially after their drafting of shooting guard prospect Ben McLemore. More as it breaks.