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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(UPDATE: Evan Turner traded to Pacers) Evan Turner probably doesn't fit into Philadelphia's long term plans. He's likely to be traded by Thursday when the NBA Trade Deadline expires, and a scorer such as Turner will be in demand. When the Philadelphia 76ers drafted Evan Turner #2 overall out of Ohio State in 2010, they thought they were selecting a franchise cornerstone. … [Read more...] about Sixers will deal Evan Turner; Bobcats and Spurs are front-runners
So this is life A.R. after Rose. As you can see above Derrick Rose watched game two of the Chicago Bulls playoff series with the Philadelphia 76ers from a United Center suite with his mom. And his absence explains the final 109-92 score. For a game recap, with audio from the players and coaches check out this link from Internet FM … [Read more...] about Bulls vs. Sixers will be a series; other observations and quips
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