This week’s “America, I love this place” exclamation is devoted to Jeremy Evans.
Three summers since Evans left Western Kentucky University as a 22-year-old with 190-something pounds stretched over 6-feet-9-inches. NBA Draft? Get serious.
Media buzz for the 2010 Draft was ga-ga for John Wall at number one and Kentucky one-and-doners. Long after David Stern’s bed-time and just before they turned out television’s stage lights at Madison Square Garden, the Utah Jazz chose, with its 55th pick, Jeremy Evans.