Evan Turner is a renowned basketball player and a veteran of the NBA with a long-standing career. He is now making a comeback to the NBA as an assistant coach which will continue his relationship with the NBA in a new role, this time around.
According to reports, Evan Turner is likely to resume his NBA career as an assistant coach with Boston Celtics. He is presently working on and finalizing his deal with the Celtics as conveyed by Athletic’s Sham Charania.
As Turner is putting on his new garb of an assistant coach, he is expected to focus on the development of players in an individual manner.
Evan Turner Details
Evan Turner has a decade-long career as a league player. He has played with as many as 6 various franchises throughout his career. Turner started out with the 76ers in Philadelphia following the pick of second overall during the NBA draft in 2010. He spent 4 seasons in Philadelphia prior to being traded with Indiana Pacers and remained with them for merely half the season.
Next, Turner joined the Celtics and remained with them for 2 years (2014-2016). Then he went on to play with the Trail Blazers of Portland for 3 years (2016-2019) and Atlanta Hawks for a year till 2020. Finally, Evan Turner ended by playing with Minnesota Timberwolves in 2020.
Turner has made an appearance in over 705 games on a regular basis. He has 9.7 average points, assists of 3.5 for each game, and 4.6 rebounds. Evan Turner has also made appearances in playoff games which number up to 63 with 5 rebounds, 2.6 assists as well as 7.3 average points in all those contests.