Demps at QB club: Evans could return late November, early December

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The Pelicans will open the season Wednesday night against Denver, without guard Tyreke Evans. But, Evans, rehabbing after knee surgery could return in late November or early December.

Here’s what general manager Dell Demps said about Evans’ return Tuesday at the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation quarterback club at the Cannery in Mid-City.

Game time at the Smoothie King Center is 7.