All-Star Artist/Athlete: Jeremy Evans

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Jeremy Evans of the Utah Jazz set out to defend his 2012 Slam-Dunk title this past weekend in a most creative manner.  For his second dunk Evans, 25 (Western Kentucky), leaped over an easel to do spectacular windmill dunk.  Upon finishing the Dunk Evans went over to unveil a painting of himself doing the same exact dunk he had just completed.  Evans whipped out a sharpie and signed the painting.  What was lost on the fans and commentators was that Jeremy Evans was the artist of the painting.  Unknown outside of the Utah fan base, Evans spends much of his free time creating artwork.  According to reports he had spent the previous two weeks working on his painting for the dunk contest and it was not finished until the night before when he finally found out what the basketball he would be using would look like.  

Not to use…

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