Dana Evans is a rising American basketball player. She is currently playing in the Women's National Basketball for the Chicago Sky. Evans plays as a Shooting Guard for her team. Dana was part of the 2021 WNBA Champion team and made it into the WNBA All-Rookie Team.
Dana Evans was born on August 1, 1998, in Gary, Indiana. She is among the five children born to Shwanada Evans and her husband, Damon Evans. Dana has three brothers Damon Jr., Justin and DJ, and one sister, Deja. Both of her parents played basketball for their university in Chicago. Evans graduated from West Side Leadership Academy and enrolled at the University of Louisville. Talking about her physical appearance, Dana stands five feet and six inches tall and weighs 66 kg.
Dana started playing basketball in High School. Dana received an offer to play college basketball by Valparaiso. She became the first girl from her High School to play in the McDonald's All-American Game. Evans averaged over 35 points per game in her senior season and helped her team win the three Class 4A sectional titles.
Dana chose to play for the University of Louisville and was named the ACC All-Freshman team in 2018. Evans did not have good stats in her freshman year and averaged 10.4 points per game in her sophomore year. Dana was named the ACC's sixth player of the year at the end of the season. In thirty games played in her junior year, The player started in twenty-nine, averaged 18 points per game, and became the first player in ACC history to win the sixth player of the year to player of the year.
In her senior year, Evans played and started in all thirty games. She averaged 20.1 points per game and was named the conference player of the year in 2021. Dana listed her name for the 2021 WNBA draft as Dallas Wings drafted her with the 13th overall pick. Shortly after that, She got traded to Chicago Sky.
Dana is an active social media user. She is very much private about her boyfriend and relationship status. Her timeline is filled with photos of her games, training, family and friends. Evans is believed to be single as of 2021. The player is very early in her career and must be looking forward to making a good career. Dana is very close to her family and spends her free time with them.
Dana Evans has an estimated net worth of more than $100,000. She has just started her professional career. The salary of a female basketball player is not much compared to those of a male player. As per sources, Evans has an annual salary of $61,543 and will be making $62,774 in the coming year. Dana is very much early in her career and will be making millions in the future.
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