Former Suns two-way PG Jawun Evans claimed by Thunder

Mar 25, 2019, 5:12 PM

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 13:  Jawun Evans #30 of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball during the NB...

PHOENIX, ARIZONA - DECEMBER 13: Jawun Evans #30 of the Phoenix Suns handles the ball during the NBA game against the Dallas Mavericks at Talking Stick Resort Arena on December 13, 2018 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Suns defeated the Mavericks 99-89.. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

(Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Former Phoenix Suns two-way point guard Jawun Evans was claimed off waivers by the Oklahoma City Thunder on Monday.

Evans played in seven games for the Suns this season, registering a total of 64 minutes played and 13 shot attempts.

The 22-year-old floor general spent most of the season up north with the Northern Arizona Suns. In the G League, he averaged 15.1 points and 5.8 assists per game in 32 games.

Evans will be returning to the state in which he played collegiately for Oklahoma State. He was originally selected with the 39th pick by the Los Angeles Clippers in 2017.

On Dec. 7, the Suns filled their second two-way contract spot by signing Evans. That first spot has been held all season by second-round pick George King, who the Suns drafted No. 59 overall in the 2018 NBA Draft.

Phoenix Suns

Kyle Zunic #22 of the Perth Wildcats shoots a layup against Tyler Smith #11 of G League Ignite in t...

Kellan Olson

22 for 22: Do Suns go project route in 2024 NBA Draft with Tyler Smith?

G League Ignite forward Tyler Smith has a combination of size and shooting rarely seen on the first-round bubble of the NBA Draft.

20 hours ago

Tyler Kolek, Marquette point guard...

Ryan Pasiecznik

Point guard Tyler Kolek picked by Suns in For The Win’s NBA mock draft

The Phoenix Suns' point guard problem could be solved in the 2024 NBA Draft if Marquette guard Tyler Kolek is on the board at No. 22.

23 hours ago

Bobi Klintman  of the Taipans in action during the round 13 NBL match between Cairns Taipans and Me...

Kellan Olson

22 for 22: Bobi Klintman could be Suns’ big wing in 2024 NBA Draft

If the Phoenix Suns want a bigger wing in the 2024 NBA Draft, Bobi Klintman is a headliner in the back of the first round.

2 days ago

Charles Barkley looks on prior to game three of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Ce...

Kellan Olson

Charles Barkley says next season will be his last on television

Long-time NBA analyst for TNT Charles Barkley revealed on NBA TV Friday night that next season will be his last on television.

2 days ago

Jaime Jaquez Jr. #11 of the Miami Heat is guarded by Andrew Wiggins #22 of the Golden State Warrior...

Kellan Olson

22 for 22: Can Suns find rare instant contributor in NBA Draft?

There is no doubting the value it would bring the Phoenix Suns to select a player in the NBA Draft who was a long-term part of what they do.

3 days ago

Cam Payne's mug shot after an arrest in Scottsdale...

Arizona Sports

Former Suns PG Cam Payne arrested in Scottsdale for refusing to give identity to police

Former Phoenix Suns point guard Cam Payne was arrested for failing to provide Scottsdale Police officers with his name.

3 days ago

Former Suns two-way PG Jawun Evans claimed by Thunder