MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Memphis Grizzlies have signed guard Tyreke Evans.

The Grizzlies announced the signing Monday. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Evans, who played collegiately at Memphis, split last season between the New Orleans Pelicans and Sacramento Kings. The 6-foot-6 guard averaged 10.3 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 40 games.

The 27-year-old has averaged 16.1 points. 4.8 rebounds and 5.1 assists over his eight-year NBA career. He was named the 2009-10 NBA rookie of the year.

Grizzlies general manager Chris Wallace said in a release that “Tyreke has proven his talent throughout his NBA career as both a scorer and playmaker, and we are pleased to add a player of his versatility to the Grizzlies.”


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