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Evan Turner, born on 27 October 1988 in Chicago, Illinois, is an American professional basketball player who currently plays for the team Atlanta Hawks of NBA. He plays in the position of an attacking defender. He was selected under the second number in the draft NBA 2010.
Turner has the skills of an elite assistant, selects well, has a high gaming intelligence, playmaker skills, and is highly productive. As far as his style of playing is concerned, he is compared to Brandan Roy. Both of these players can do everything on the court, defend themselves very well and willingly sacrifice themselves for team success. In college, Evan played from 1 to 3 positions (combo guard / forward).
Evan Turner attended Ohio State University and played for the Ohio State Buckeyes team, where he spent three seasons. Nicknamed "Villain", the average statistics for this player in 2009-2010 NCAA season in Ohio averaged to 19.5 points, 9.4 rebounds, 5.8 assists, 1.8 steals, 0.9 block shots on average for 34.6 minutes on the field.
According to the results of the past student season, Turner was included in the symbolic five of the USA according to the AP version, which also included John Wall, Scotty Reynolds, Demarkus Cousins, and Wesley Johnson.
As mentioned above, he played for three seasons with the Buckeyes of Ohio State University, in which he averaged 15.0 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game. In his first season, he got the first double-double of his career against Tennessee, with 21 points and 10 rebounds, also beating his personal scoring record.
In his second season, he led the Big Ten Conference in scoring, with 17.3 points per game, being also third in rebounds (7.1 per game) and fourth in the number of steals (58). He was included in the best quintet of the conference. His best match was played by the University of Indiana, achieving 29 points and 10 rebounds.
He was elected in the second position of the 2010 NBA Draft by Philadelphia 76ers, with whom he signed a three-season contract for an estimated value of $12 million. Turner scored a season-high 23 points against the New Jersey Nets but fought halfway through the season with an average of only 7.3 points per game. However, in 2013, the 76ers extended the contract until the end of 2014
In the 2013-14 season, he started leading the 76ers with averages of 23 points 4.3 rebounds and 4 assists. On February 20, 2014, he was transferred along with Lavoy Allen, to the Indiana Pacers in exchange for Danny Granger and a future second-round pick.
After Indiana did not make a qualified offer to Turner, he became a free agent without restrictions. At the end of September 2014, Turner signed a contract with the Boston Celtics.
He played two seasons in Boston, and on July 6, 2016, Turner signed a $70 million four-year contract with Portland Trail Blazers. After two seasons in Portland, on June 24, 2019, he was transferred to Atlanta Hawks, in exchange for Kent Bazemore. On February 4, 2020, he was transferred to Minnesota Timberwolves, in multiple transfers between four teams that affected 12 players.
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