HoopsHype Evan Turner Buzz Meter

by HoopsHype - Updated: February 01, 2015 | 04:03 PM

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Evan Turner said he understands coach going to Marcus Smart to 2nd was effort to spark team, not going to let it bother him.

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Evan Turner said he's going to try to keep playing through thumb injury, been OK, past couple of days has just missed shots.

Scott Souza

Or maybe not ... #Celtics guard Evan Turner back in game early in fourth after being benched to start second half for Marcus Smart.

Abby Chin

Evan Turner set to check in for the #Celtics despite sitting out all of the 3rd quarter. #CelticsTalk

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Evan Turner did not play at all in third quarter - making it likely benching was more thumb-related than performance-related.

A. Sherrod Blakely

Marcus Smart gets to start in the third quarter ahead of Evan Turner. Unclear if it's a coaches decision or has to do with ET's thumb.

Brian Robb

Marcus Smart starts ahead of a struggling Evan Turner to start the second half.

Jared Weiss

Marcus Smart starts second half for Evan Turner and is smothering Mario Chalmers out there. Bradley opens up with some hot shooting.

Jay King

Marcus Smart starts the second half for Evan Turner.

Brian Robb

Evan Turner in the last 2 games: 2-for-16, 2 assists, 4 turnovers.

Jared Weiss

James Young checks in for Evan Turner, who is 0/5 today. Crucial Young starts getting more minutes.

Sean Highkin

swag RT @Jay King: Evan Turner had 47.4 percent true shooting in January. He has started February 0-for-5.

Jay King

Evan Turner had 47.4 percent true shooting in January. He has started February 0-for-5.

Jason Lieser

Does any team in the league watch Evan Turner and wish they had him?

Kurt Helin

Celtics’ Evan Turner has an unusually rough sequence against the Rockets (VIDEO) dlvr.it/8L3MF8

Jay King

It wasn't the best RT @YahooSportsNBA: Celtics' Evan Turner endured the world's worst possession yhoo.it/1HvBxLb via @YahooBDL

Scott Souza

#Celtics coach Brad Stevens: Jae Crowder, Marcus Smart, Evan Turner guarded James Harden as well as I've seen anyone guard him.

Jay King

Stevens was asked about Smart's defense on Harden, reminded media that Evan Turner did a nice job too.

Ben Rohrbach

Maybe the Celtics should give Evan Turner the rest of the night off. Mercy.

Emily Austen

Oh my... What James Harden just did to Evan Turner... No, I'm not going to even say it.

Jared Weiss

Evan Turner looks ready to go home.

Jared Weiss

Evan Turner on James Harden: "He Has the Ball 95% of the Time": youtu.be/g_p7jYIEHrM?a via @YouTube

Jay King

I've certainly written "starting point guard Evan Turner" a lot more times than I anticipated coming into this season.

Scott Souza

Always good for a great one-liner, #Celtics guard Evan Turner: If James Harden scores 30 tonight, I hope it takes him 30 shots to get there.

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Evan Turner called #Rockets guard James Harden the toughest (one-on-one) cover in the league.

Scott Souza

#Celtics guard Evan Turner said thumb is getting better, doesn't bother him as much once adrenaline gets running, most troublesome on catch.

Jay King

Evan Turner on James Harden: "I think he's the toughest guy to guard in the league head-up."

John Schuhmann

A year ago today, Evan Turner beat his future team at the buzzer: on.nba.com/1yFmHHq

Jay King

Evan Turner loves Herb. Calls him "my G." MT @NicoleAuerbach: For Herb Magee, road to 1,000 wins never left Philly: usatoday.com/story/sports/n…

Steve Bulpett

Chatting with media after shootaround this morning, Evan Turner smiles and says, "I'm just trying not to get fined."

Matt Steinmetz

Quietly Evan Turner blocked a Klay Thompson jumper the other night. Not quite as rare as 37-pt quarter, but still very rare.

Gary Washburn

X-rays negative on Evan Turner's rt thumb, said he re-sprained it. "Same thing happened three times accidentally by the same dude." #Celtics

Gary Washburn

Evan Turner is getting his thumb x-rayed #Celtics

A. Sherrod Blakely

Evan Turner's right thumb is in some serious pain. Just headed back to the locker room. #Celtics up 87-77 over #Jazz with 4:50 to play.

Gary Washburn

Evan Turner is laboring with that thumb, forcing #celtics to call timeout. BOS 87, UTA 77 4:50 left.

Jody Genessy

Evan Turner is hurt. He's shaking his left hand.

Emily Austen

Evan Turner went to the locker room at the start of the quarter but just had his thumb re-taped. He's back on the bench for the #Celtics.

Gary Washburn

Evan Turner is back on the bench #celtics

Gary Washburn

Evan Turner is headed to locker room, looks like he re-aggravated his right thumb injury #celtics

Abby Chin

Evan Turner heads to the locker room shaking and holding his injured thumb. #CelticsTalk

Jay King

Evan Turner's really gotta stop with the careless turnovers. Opponents get 4 to 6 points off his lazy passes every game.

Abby Chin

Evan Turner couldn't do anything but shake his head as Rudy Gobert goes right over top of him. Game tied at 13. #CelticsTalk

Marc D'Amico

Evan Turner: "When it comes down to it, I think we had a great chance at winning the game and just need to eliminate little things."

Jay King

Evan Turner on Marcus Smart: "His intangibility, his intangibles are crazy."

Mike Prada

Wonder if Aldridge delays the surgery if Evan Turner's three doesn't go in on Thursday.

Gary Washburn

Evan Turner on his two missed FTs with 14 secs left: "I wanted to give (Brad Stevens) some gray hairs. He looks like he's 15." #celtics

Marc D'Amico

Evan Turner on Avery Bradley: "He was big time tonight... He made a couple of shots where it looked like we were running out of options."

Emily Austen

Evan Turner misses both free throws but Jameer Nelson's shot doesn't fall at the buzzer and the #Celtics hang on for victory, 100-99!!!!!!!!

Gary Washburn

#celtics hold on to win 100-99, Nelson misses a 20 footer at buzzer after Evan Turner missed both FTs to give DEN a chance to win.

Chris Dempsey

Evan Turner gives Celtics a 42-41 lead, and the #Nuggets take a timeout to chat about it