Evan Turner RUMORS & NEWS

  • Evan Turner Open to Idea of "Hometown Discount" With Celtics

    CSN New England "Evan Turner has enjoyed his two seasons with the Boston Celtics, a time that has seen Turner morph from a perceived lottery-pick bust into one of the best sixth Men in the NBA whose versatility and all-around skillset has been instrumental in the Celtics putting together back-to-back playoff..." May 16

  • Celtics coach Brad Stevens wants Evan Turner back in green

    ESPN Boston "Evan Turner is admittedly intrigued by his impending foray into unrestricted free agency, but he's not necessarily excited. If he had his druthers, he would simply sign somewhere on July 1 and be done with it. It won't be that simple, particularly if Turner gives strong consideration to returning..." May 01

  • Report: Knicks to make run at Evan Turner this summer

    The Score "With at least $18 million in cap space, it should come as no surprise the New York Knicks are expected to be active in the free-agency market this summer. After whiffing on a number of big names in recent years, however, New York may look to add several second-tier free agents instead. Evan..." March 22

  • Boston Celtics wing expected to miss preseason opener

    Mass Live "Boston Celtics wing Evan Turner will miss the preseason opener Tuesday in Italy, according to reporters covering the team overseas. Turner strained his right knee during a recent practice. Despite his expected absence, head coach Brad Stevens told reporters the issue "doesn't sound overly..." October 06

  • Despite tradable contract, Turner's focus remains with C's

    CSN New England "Like so many players we’ve seen come through the Boston Celtics system, Evan Turner has enjoyed his time with the organization, being in this city and connecting with Celtics Nation. He’s made the most of his opportunities with the Celtics, proving to be an instrumental figure in Boston’s..." September 29

  • Evan Turner's not bad, and that's a problem for the Celtics

    CBS Sports "Evan Turner wasn't bad last year for the Boston Celtics. He wasn't bad compared to his usual performance, and he wasn't all that bad compared to other guards. Turner averaged 10-5-5 last season in 27.6 minutes per game, shooting 43 percent from the field (and a dismal 28 percent from 3-point..." August 09

  • Evan Turner Blasts Officiating After Celtics’ Game 2 Loss To Cavaliers

    NESN "Evan Turner had some strong words for the referees Tuesday after the Boston Celtics’ Game 2 loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. Turner, who’s know for his candidness in postgame interviews, said his beef with the zebras after Boston’s 99-91 loss centered around one call made late in the fourth..." April 22

  • Turner 'trying to push through' with thumb injury

    CSN New England "The all-star break can’t get here soon enough for Boston Celtics guard Evan Turner who hopes the time off will help heal a right thumb injury that has bothered him most of this season. He underwent x-rays earlier this week which showed that he had re-sprained it. “For some reason, it keeps..." January 29

  • Evan Turner reached out to Korver after disparaging remark

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Celtics guard Evan Turner reached out to Kyle Korver – via an intermediary – after he blasted the Hawks guard defensive ability in a loss last week. Hawks center Elton Brand, who was a teammate of Turner in Philadelphia for several seasons, said he got a text message from Turner the day after..." December 08

  • Celtics benefit by Evan Turner multi-tasking

    Boston Herald "He was the No. 2 pick in the 2010 NBA draft, and at his best Evan Turner has made that distinction sparkle. More often, though, Turner’s draft status has been used against him. He never settled into a comfortable role in Philadelphia. And when the Sixers traded him to Indiana last spring,..." October 08

  • Evan Turner in the mix at PG with Rondo out

    CSN New England "The race to replace an injured Rajon Rondo in the Boston Celtics starting lineup is just beginning, but the early leader appears to be Evan Turner. The 6-foot-7 Turner is firmly entrenched in the mix for the job, along with rookie Marcus Smart and second-year guard Phil Pressey. Celtics..." October 01

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    Steve Bulpett @SteveBHoop

    Celtics finishing deal for FA Evan Turner, sources tell Herald. He will get a portion of their mid-level exception.

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    Jeff Goodman @GoodmanESPN

    Evan Turner has received interest from Boston and Minnesota, a source told ESPN.

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    Ethan J. Skolnick @EthanJSkolnick

    Frank Vogel says Evan Turner will be active and available.

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Evan Turner is inactive for today's game with strep throat. Solomon Hill will be on the active roster.

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    Tim Donahue @TimDonahue8p9s

    Evan Turner has a negative +/- in all 9 of his playoff games this season. He's only posted a positive in +/- 6 of 27 career playoff games.

  • Pacers deny fistfight between Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner

    CBS Sports "Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner reportedly had quite the scrap on the eve of the playoffs, but as you'd expect, the team got its story straight and denied the severity of the fight. Impossible for us to know what happened unless the Pacers want to go ahead and release their practic film for..." April 23

  • Pacers fight each other on eve of playoffs, finally take swing at Hawks in Game 2

    Yahoo! Sports "On the eve of this Eastern Conference series, the wobbling No. 1 seed punctuated its final playoff preparations in a most self-destructive way: Two Indiana Pacers dragged a cursing, cut Evan Turner out of the Bankers Life Fieldhouse court, untangling him from a practice-floor fistfight with..." April 23

  • Evan Turner quickly finds his comfort zone with Pacers

    Indy Cornrows "Evan Turner is comfortable on the court with the ball in his hands. That much was obvious in Turner's first game with the Indiana Pacers on Tuesday, as the versatile wing wasn't shy about trying to make plays and find his shot. "My teammates did a great job of getting me acclimated," Turner..." February 28

  • Pacers trade Danny Granger to 76ers in deal for Evan Turner

    Yahoo! Sports "The Indiana Pacers have traded Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers for forwards Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Turner, 25, gives the Pacers a talented, young wing player whom they can keep beyond this playoff run. Turner has averaged 17.4 points, six..." February 21

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Philadelphia is sending Evan Turner as part of a package to the Pacers for Danny Granger, league source tells Yahoo Sports.

  • Pacers trade Danny Granger to 76ers

    SI "The Indiana Pacers traded forward Danny Granger to the Philadelphia 76ers for forward Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen, reports Yahoo Sports Adrian Wojnarowski Granger, has played 29 games this season while he continues to work his way back from a knee injury. Granger spent eight season in..." February 20

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    Ken Berger @KBergCBS

    Unable to secure a 1st-round pick in a deal for Evan Turner, Sixers may now take a 2nd as part of package for '10 No. 2 pick, sources say.

  • Bobcats interested in Evan Turner and Brandon Bass

    101 Great Goals "Charlotte Bobcats interested in Evan Turner and Brandon Bass The Charlotte Bobcats are looking to making it to the playoffs this season. Finally, after years of struggle and after being considered as one of the worst teams of the league, stuck in to the bottom positions of the Eastern..." February 18

  • Spurs, Bobcats may be interested in trading for Sixers’ Evan Turner

    Pro Basketball Talk "Not much has changed since the beginning of the season for the rebuilding Sixers, who all along have been willing to part with Evan Turner, Spencer Hawes, and/or Thaddeus Young if the price was right. Philadelphia is holding firm on asking for a first round draft pick in exchange at the moment,..." February 10

  • Sixers will trade Evan Turner or Spencer Hawes but want first-round pick

    Pro Basketball Talk "We are still in the “I’m going to see how much I can get” phase for general managers in trade talks — with the trade deadline two weeks away they still think somewhere another team will flip and give them what they want. The “I’ll take this because it’s the best I can do” phase has not kicked in..." February 08

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    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    Source: Evan Turner will likely not get traded, but could change if Philly can get a 1st-pound pick. Turner will be a pricey attractive FA.

  • 76ers open to trading Evan Turner, Bobcats have some interest. No deal is imminent

    Charlotte Observer "The Philadelphia 76ers are open to trading forward Evan Turner and the Charlotte Bobcats have looked into acquiring him, an NBA source confirmed to the Observer Monday. Turner, a 6-foot-7 forward, averages 18.1 points and six rebounds this season for the 76ers. He could potentially add the..." February 04

  • Sixers pushing Evan Turner trade, and he's not surprised

    Sport News "The Sixers, deep into a rebuilding project that kicked off last June on draft night with the trade of All-Star point guard Jrue Holiday, have been stepping up their efforts to make a move before the trade deadline, and swingman Evan Turner has been at the forefront of those discussions, sources..." February 03

  • Sixers will need discount to pay for Turner

    Delco Times "The other night, Oklahoma City’s Royal Ivey and Hasheem Thabeet were featured on Kiss Cam. Ivey, the former 76ers guard, didn’t seem to mind. Thabeet, on the other hand, didn’t want anything to do with the gag. He stood up from the bench and walked out of the camera shot. It’s not uncommon for..." January 27

  • Source: Sixers Attempting To Package Spencer Hawes And Evan Turner In Trade

    Liberty Ballers "Nothing says January like some good old fashioned NBA trade rumors. With the trade deadline of February 20th quickly approaching and the Sixers eyeing a way to get even worse, Philadelphia is beginning to work the phones. Sources have expressed to Liberty Ballers that Philadelphia is stepping..." January 16

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    Bob Cooney @BobCooney76

    Evan Turner didn't practice today due to sore knee but coach said he'll play tonight.

  • Evan Turner suffering from right knee soreness

    CSN Philly "On Friday night, Evan Turner had arguably his best game in a month, leading the Sixers with 29 points, 10 rebounds and the game-winning basket for the team's first win in eight tries. Twenty-four hours later against the Bucks, Turner couldn’t buy a basket. He made just 2 of 15 field goal..." December 23

  • Evan Turner is the prince of Philly — but for how long?

    New York Post "The career of Evan Turner was at a crossroads. A new regime was taking over in Philadelphia, led by a general manager in Sam Hinkie whose plan was to tear down every part of the 76ers organization and build it back up. As the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 draft, Turner ought to have been..." December 21

  • Brown says Turner's jawing 'has to be fixed'

    CSN Philly "There are growing pains in all professions, but not all professions are played out in full public view. The Sixers on Monday night were hanging around in the fourth quarter against the Clippers. They were down seven points midway through the quarter when Evan Turner missed a 10-foot jumper in..." December 11

  • Evan Turner loses his cool

    Philly.com "Evan Turner felt like he had to say something. You could see the 76ers swingman’s frustration mounting in Monday’s 97-94 setback to the Dallas Mavericks at the American Airlines Center. “I saw two of my teammates get their lips split,” he said of voicing displeasure to a referee before..." November 19

  • Evan Turner is learning to play to his strengths

    CSN Philly "Long after his teammates had departed from Thursday’s early morning practice session at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Evan Turner took advantage of the empty gym to work on his shot. Shot after shot splashed through the net for Turner, who ended the workout with a series of..." November 08

    NBA Opening Week Highlights

    PSD Staff The 2013 - 2014 NBA season has officially kicked off and there have already been plenty of high flying dunks, blocks and amazing performances. From rookies setting records, the Warriors and Clippers showdown and some posterizing dunks, the season has only just begun but boy are we excited by what... November 04

  • Evan Turner says ‘Hinkie is not my GM’ after failing to receive a contract extension from Sixers

    Pro Basketball Talk "Evan Turner is one of three players remaining on the rebuilding Sixers roster who are talented enough to have some trade value on the open market. Along with Spencer Hawes and Thaddeus Young, it’s even likely that if an offer of young assets or future draft picks should come along, one or all..." November 02

  • Evan Turner, Sixers 'going in different directions'

    USA Today "Philadelphia 76ers swingman Evan Turner, the No. 2 overall draft pick in 2010, did not receive an extension on his rookie contract Thursday before the midnight deadline and seems resigned to a future somewhere other than Philadelphia. "[First-year 76ers general manager Sam] Hinkie is not my GM...." November 02

  • Turner's future with Sixers uncertain

    Philly.com "There's a great deal of uncertainty about whether the Sixers will offer Evan Turner a contract extension by Thursday's deadline. But the 6-foot-7 swingman, who is heading into the final year of his contract, is not concerned. "I'm going to get money regardless," he said after Friday's..." October 26

  • Evan Turner: ‘I’m not a loser. Period. Point blank.’

    Delaware Online "Evan Turner was defiant after scoring a game-high 23 points in the Philadelphia 76ers’ 127-97 preseason loss to the undermanned Brooklyn Nets in front of an alleged crowd of 6315 fans Monday night at the desolate Wells Fargo Center a game first-year Sixers coach Brett Brown called a “reality..." October 15

  • Evan Turner thought he’d be traded from Sixers this summer

    Pro Basketball Talk "There’s no question that the Philadelphia 76ers are in the first year of a full-fledged rebuilding situation with the franchise essentially starting from scratch. They have a new GM in Sam Hinkie and didn’t even bother to hire a new head coach in Brett Brown until August — well after the draft had..." October 05

  • What will Sixers do with Evan Turner?

    CSN Philly "Draft night was interesting -- because of what happened and what didn’t because of who went and who stayed. There was a sense that Sixers president and general manager Sam Hinkie would tinker with the roster that evening. But if people expected a shoe to drop they couldn’t have anticipated it..." August 01

  • Could 76ers deal Evan Turner?

    The Sixer Sense "Since the Philadelphia 76ers are entering “tank mode” next season there are thoughts that the team could look to move gurard Evan Turner. Turner, a former second overall pick has been quite underwhelming in his brief three year stint. He has averaged 10.1 points per game in his inconsistent..." July 20

  • Sixers player evaluation: Evan Turner

    CSN Philly "Position: Guard Status: Signed through the 2013-14 season for $6.67 million. Restricted free agent in 2014. Signature game of 2012-13 Turner’s best statistical game of the season was probably the New Year’s Day victory over the Lakers in Los Angeles. Turner had 22 points on 8-for-14..." April 30

  • Can Turner, Holiday coexist moving forward?

    CSN Philly "Doug Collins' departure overshadowed the Sixer players going their separate ways for the offseason. Each player met with someone in the front office Thursday to talk about what transpired during the season and what should take place in preparation for next season. “Being better in back-to-back..." April 21

  • Evan Turner believes he'll be back with 76ers

    Philly.com "Say this for Evan Turner, he's self-assured. So far, the 76er hasn't had the impact expected as the second overall pick in the 2010 NBA draft. Despite that, Turner said that he'll be a Sixer next season even though his name has come up before in trade rumors. "Not to be arrogant or cocky,..." April 20

  • Turner, Hawes chasing goals

    Courier-Post "Sixers forward Evan Turner and center Spencer Hawes still have personal goals to attain, even though the team will fail to reach the playoffs. They’re the only two Sixers with a shot at playing in all 82 games this season. “When you’re nicked up a little bit, it would be easy to take a night..." April 10

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