6.25: Tyreke Evans with Greg Papa
With the fourth overall pick in the NBA draft Geoff Petrie at the Sacramento Kings choose his Tyreke Evans we heard from a moment ago from Madison Square Garden we are gonna going to be joined live. I Tyreke he joins his from the garden first of all. Congratulations to your -- did you have a feeling that at Sacramento. Would pass on rubio and taking what that number four overall pick. How many yeah I didn't really know -- dodge Chrysler he gets -- I wanted to know. I don't really think -- -- the down one time thing that you think only when I was -- at 1110 with -- Cincinnati. -- tell me about which position Asia is best suited for ya know coach Calipari last year had to play in a at the off guard position to open the year but you guys took off last year when he moved jet. To point guard which position do you think best utilizes your skill set. Playing point guard are playing off guard. It. -- -- An MBA yeah me I think not likely -- slightest reason and I'm entitled them to throw. Kind of like you know seeing things may come and watch a lot of film so they're not -- -- in the NBA I think they're kind of remove. Another you know this I don't normally play no room right. So what's your plan now what are you gonna fly out to to northern California and Richard new fan base in coach Westphal and and Geoff Petrie. I'm the other Marmara plays you made -- yeah. Tyreke what what do you know about Sacramento. You know anything about Sacramento the second. I'll note I don't know too much I don't know we're gonna -- cynical. Restaurant workers that wrong. It's nice weather out there saying I -- players -- play yeah I had Millwood. -- -- I met expectations. Do you have for yourself do you think you're gonna committed start if you don't start you gonna be disappointed. We'll kind of goals and set for yourself. Army and I think we're coming Loren and his work hard I'm not going and everything in -- and then your starters and -- and work hard. It's. Pain me Lamar is a great guy you know this kind of -- that -- like to have -- Playing against me I -- you know I think they're advancing it's. -- and it's. -- tirade that was -- thought that you may be able to stay right in the city of Memphis in the chosen by the Grizzlies have they talked to you at all about. Maybe selecting him with the second pick overall and only took -- -- with that pick but was there ever thought you would go there number two. Yeah me an -- good -- You know going on this -- because. To beat -- -- Garland and I think it's it's. I don't know do when do the and they finally they want to beat the they think it's. I know Jeff featuring Paul Westphal are glad that they take that big number twos and you -- be -- -- congratulations dale -- on the northern California when they get. And sounded like -- in studio congratulations -- it. Fans appreciated that.
Tyreke Evans spoke with Greg Papa on Chronicle Live shortly after he was chosen with the #7 pick in the 2009 NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings.