The source close to Turner called the situation “complicated because of next year and money,” and said that the Sixers “understand that they risk losing him to free agency.” With Turner’s agent David Falk’s two biggest clients, Roy Hibbert and Jeff Green, earning $14.2 million and $8.7 million this season, respectively, there’s a chance Turner’s value could soar to $9 million or higher for the 2014-15 season. That’s why another source familiar with the Sixers’ front office believes Turner will be traded and Waiters “makes the most sense” to land in Philly.
Evan Tuner Rumors
If the Sixers are interested, it will no doubt force a difficult decision. Turner, who’s one of the most versatile young stars in the league, is having a breakout campaign, averaging 19.7 points, 6.6 rebounds and 3.9 assists per game. A source close to Turner believes the Sixers “love” the fourth-year shooting guard, but warned that the organization has “one of the most secretive front offices,” so it’s hard to tell what they’re planning to do with him.