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Contract Details: 4 Years, $44 Million.
Let's get this out of the way: There's a pretty good chance that including Evans on this list will look silly in a few years. I'm a believer in his potential, and a rebound back to his rookie days wouldn't be too surprising.
No one denies that Evans needed a change of scenery, but I don't know how much better things will be in New Orleans.
By trading for Jrue Holiday, the Pelicans added another high-usage guard to their backcourt to go along with Eric Gordon.
While Gordon has shown he can't be relied upon due to his health, it doesn't negate the fact that the Pelicans have over $36 million invested in three players who don't complement each other.
The risk could certainly work out for the Pelicans, but if it doesn't? There's no financial flexibility in the cards until three years down the line, and no assets outside of Anthony Davis who could push the Pelicans into serious contention.
If the pairing doesn't work out and the three-headed backcourt doesn't learn to coexist, this signing could hurt quite a bit.