Evan Turner's rookie year with the Philadelphia 76ers has been anything but normal; and not in a good way. The Chicago native who took home all the major national player of the year awards in college basketball during his final season of "amateur" status at Ohio State. His NBA career get off to a very rough start. He looked terrible in summer league; had an atrocious first … [Read more...] about Pacers will make Evan Turner reach his potential
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It wasn't supposed to be like this. No, not at all. After Ohio State University superstar Evan Turner was taken by the Philadelphia 76ers second overall in last June's NBA Draft, and the NBA schedule came out, I circled December 21st on the calendar, the date ET came home to face the Chicago Bulls. The Southside native who prepped with Illini point guard Demetri McCamey at … [Read more...] about Will Evan Turner Play in his Return Home to Chicago vs. Bulls?
Last spring, I had the pleasure of covering all four weekends of March Madness. This college basketball vocational voyage, which I dubbed the "Midwest Swing," granted me a lot of face time with the national player of the year Evan Turner. This kid from my hometown of Chicago swept all the player of the year awards en route to winning the Big Ten Tournament, reaching the sweet … [Read more...] about #2 Pick Evan Turner Struggling with Sixers So Far
No big surprise here- Evan Turner, the consensus national player of the year in men’s basketball, has been named the 2009-10 Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year, the department of athletics announced Thursday. Turner swept the 2010 college basketball season player of the year awards after claiming the Naismith Trophy and John R. Wooden Award, as well as the USBWA, … [Read more...] about Evan Turner named Ohio State Male Athlete of the Year
By Paul M. Banks The most written about athlete in The Sports Bank history brings home another award, the Wooden award honoring the nation's best player also went back home to Chicago. Turner has swept all the national player of the year awards including the Naismith trophy. … [Read more...] about Evan “His Royal Smoothness” Turner brings home the Wooden
How cool is this? Someone we've written about and interviewed extensively during the season, and postseason. And who happens to be from the same city where this website is headquartered wins the most prestigious award in college basketball! Becomes the First Ohio State Player Ever to Win Prestigious Award … [Read more...] about His Royal Smoothness Evan Turner wins Naismith!
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