Hawks invite Evans to training camp

Jeremy Evans won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2012.

Free agent forward Jeremy Evans has agreed to a training camp contract with the Atlanta Hawks, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Evans, 30, is a former Slam Dunk Contest champion and has played six seasons in the NBA. He was drafted in the second round (No. 55 overall) by the Utah Jazz in 2010. He played for the Jazz for five seasons, and for the Dallas Mavericks in 2015-16.

He has also spent time in the G League, and with Russian club BC Khimki last season.

Evans is 6-foot-9 and won the Slam Dunk Contest in 2012. He lost the competition the next season to Terrence Ross.