Sixers trade Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen to Pacers for Danny Granger

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The Twitter account of Evan Turner used to include this in its description: “not a business man, but a business; man!”

Yes, the #2 overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft truly embodies that legendary Jay-Z prose as he was part of a huge business deal done today. We knew Evan Turner was being dealt today, but it was thought that he’d be headed to San Antonio or Charlotte

Turner was sent from Philadelphia along with Lavoy Allen to Indiana in exchange for Danny Granger. It is being reported by Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Baron Davis, Nick Young, Afflalo

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The quality of available NBA free agents continues to dwindle as the start of the season is fast approaching.  Here is a breakdown of the latest signings including Baron Davis joining the Knicks and Nick Young, Aaron Afflalo, and Rodney Stuckey all re-signing with their teams.  Plus, the Sacramento Kings have to void the contract given to Chuck Hayes after he fails his physical.

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NBA Free Agent Signings: Gasol, Nene, Crawford, Hamilton

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The 2011 NBA Free Agency frenzy has continued the past couple of days as big men Marc Gasol and Nene re-signed with their respective teams.  Meanwhile, a pair of shooting guards are changing addresses as Jamal Crawford signs with the Blazers and Richard Hamilton is headed to the Chicago Bulls.  Here is my breakdown of those moves and a few others:

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