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Evan Turner
Evan Turner
Position: G-F
Born: 10/27/88
Height: 6-7 / 2.01
Weight:207 lbs. / 93.9 kg.
Salary: $3,425,510
And while he will have several suitors this summer when he hits the free agency market, Turner said he is open to the idea of leaving some money on the table and re-sign with the Boston Celtics. When asked if he would be open to giving the Celtics a “hometown discount,” Turner said, “Of course. I joke with people, this is the first time I left an exit interview and the team wanted me back. I don’t take that lightly, you know what I’m saying? At the end of the day, I’m grateful for that.”
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Turner’s future will be one of the important stories of this summer for the Celtics. And during an interview Monday, Stevens explained his appreciation for Turner, who finished fifth in the voting for the NBA’s Sixth Man of the Year. “I love Evan Turner,” Stevens said. “I think he’s a great teammate. I think he’s a hard worker. I think he loves basketball. I don’t think you can overvalue that. He loves basketball, and he never once — we didn’t have two conversations about starting or not starting. It was never about him. It was always about how to help us put our best foot forward, and he knew his role in helping us do that.”
Storyline: Evan Turner Free Agency
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“Coach [Stevens] definitely said [he wants me back],” said Turner. “He said he’ll be pushing for me and everything like that. And that’s pretty much it. But there’s a lot of stuff that’s going on right now. I understand it. And I understand what’s going to occur, with the draft picks and the young guys trying to develop and trying to get a superstar, stuff like that. I definitely comprehend it.” After going through exit interviews with Celtics brass on Friday, Turner said that a winning organization is at the top of his offseason wish list. He said “money’s cool” but he prefers a situation where he can play and compete for a title.
Storyline: Evan Turner Free Agency