Jacob Evans’ Mindset: ‘If You’re the Smartest Person on the Court…’

[CSNBY] Jacob Evans' mindset: 'If you're the smartest person on the court...'
Drew Shiller

On Monday morning, the Warriors held an introductory press conference for Jacob Evans.

Some opening remarks were followed by a Q&A with members of the media.

Mark Medina of the Bay Area News Group asked Evans how he formulated his basketball IQ.

"Just growing up, I tried to learn as much as I can about the game. I feel like if you're the smartest person on the court, you're the most dangerous person," Evans said. "And then it got to a point where everyone's athletic.

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"You gotta use your brain more than your physical abilities. So I just tried to learn the game -- whether it's from coaches at a camp or other guys in the NBA that I've watched play growing up. Also, watching a lot of film."

Yeah, it's safe to assume that he is going to enjoy being around Draymond Green and Andre Iguodala (and vice versa).

One other topic thrown Evans' way -- old tweets:

On May 30, 2016, the Thunder lost Game 7 of the West Finals to the Warriors.

Westbrook went 7-for-21 from the field.

There was also this classic from July 4, 2016:

But don't worry Warriors fans -- Evans is a quick learner:

Drew Shiller is the co-host of Warriors Outsiders. Follow him on Twitter @DrewShiller

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