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Evans said some teams’ finances have been hurt by bad decisions.

“What we do believe is with the current system in place there’s enough restraints within the system that they can police themselves,” Evans said. “The system has proven to work that we have in place. Hypothetically, if a GM has approved a bad contract, yes it’s going to reflect poorly on your franchise.”

Evans and Hawks teammate Etan Thomas both distributed turkeys Tuesday as part a campaign sponsored by the NBA Players Association. During the campaign, players will distribute turkeys to more than 8,000 families in NBA cities.