Salt Lob City: Jeremy Evans sprints past 3-point line for huge Jamaal Tinsley alley-oop (Video)
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Apr 2, 2013
Both he and Jamaal Tinsley were still in three-point territory when Tinsley let fly with a no-look lob to the streaking Evans, who won the 2012 dunk contest and came in second this season. But the 6-foot-9 jumping jack managed to shake us from our garbage-time slumber after a missed midrange jumper by Blazers guard Will Barton, thanks to a very optimistic lob from veteran Jazz point guard Jamaal Tinsley that forced us to rewind the ol' DVR a few times: On an alley-oop from this distance, poor Smith finds himself utterly lost. Even if you didn't know Utah was in command of the game, you could probably tell who was winning based on how the two teams responded to the transition opportunity the Jazz pressing to make something happen on the break, the Blazers seeming wholly disinterested in stopping the ball, Evans running the floor hard after the rebound and, of course, Nolan Smith falling fast asleep in the paint as the pass went up and Evans soared in to snag and slam it. You can see it best on the replay beginning at 0:18Smith gives a little grimace and physically begs off. Good call.
Jeremy Evans Was Still Beyond The Arc When This Oop Was Alleyed
Jeremy Evans got into the Jazz's 112-102 win over Portland for all of three minutes, but he made it count. Both he and Jamaal Tinsley were still in three-point territory when Tinsley let fly with a no-look lob to the streaking Evans, who won the 2012 du…