Former NBA forward Evans to sign in Turkey

Former NBA and G-League forward Jeremy Evans reportedly is headed for Turkey.

Former NBA forward Jeremy Evans is expected to replace another former NBA forward with Turkish club Darussafaka, according to Sportando, which reported Evans and Darussafaka are nearing a contract.

Evans would take the spot of Cory Jefferson, who failed a physical.

Evans, 30, is 6-foot-9. He played for the Utah Jazz from 2010-16, and appeared in 39 games for the G-League’s Erie Bayhawks last season, compiling averages of 15.3 points and 9.9 rebounds.

Jefferson, 27, has spent limited time in the NBA with the Phoenix Suns and Brooklyn Nets.