That’s a rare, rare sight, to say the least. It looks like Evans has some work to do before he perfects the routine, though, because he was awfully close to committing a violation on the first attempt.
Whatever, it wasn’t called.
The real story here is that Evans attempted this in a game. Honestly, how refreshing is it to see a player do whatever it takes to minimize the “free” points he’s costing his team? Other players should consider doing something similar, as well, however they probably don’t want the bruised ego or inevitable jokes from teammates, opponents, fans and media that comes with it.
And don’t think this is a one-time thing, either. Here’s what Evans told reporters after the game: “Well it worked tonight, so I’m going to keep it going.”
Here’s Evans’ second freebie, once again part of an And-1: