Tyreke Evans back early from injury

Updated: December 12, 2013, 2:34 AM ET
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NEW ORLEANS -- Pelicans guard Tyreke Evans has returned to action two days after the club said he was expected to miss one to two weeks with a left ankle sprain.

The 6-foot-6 guard/forward checked in for starting small forward Al-Farouq Aminu with about four minutes left in the first quarter of New Orleans' eventual 111-106 overtime win against the Detroit Pistons on Wednesday night.

Evans finished with 14 points, seven rebounds and three assists in 24 minutes, and made all six of ...

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