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Evan Turner
Evan Turner
Position: -
Born: 10/27/88
Height: 6-6 / 1.98
Weight:205 lbs. / 93 kg.
Earnings: $98,227,016 ($109,853,016*)
“I gave him a choice because he had a 20-minute restriction the first game,” Steve Kerr told Andre Iguodala and Evan Turner on Friday’s episode of the Point Forward podcast. “I told him this is how the minutes would play out for you if you started verses if you came off the bench. Typical Steph, he said, ‘No, it sounds way better to come off the bench. That way I don’t have to sit too long between my minutes.’ “It never even entered the equation that this would be a blow to his ego or anything.”
“What the (heck) did you do to get the Blazers so upset?” I asked Porter, begging for an explanation of how he got under the skin of Portland players, from star guard CJ McCollum to end-of-the-bench sub Evan Turner. Playing coy and feigning innocence for a moment, Porter replied: “What’d I do? I forget.” Then, with a hint of a crooked smile forming in the corners of his mouth, Porter quickly admitted: “Oh, Evan Turner and them, they thought I did this …” Did what? Porter raised his left hand toward a camera recording the interview and extended his middle finger.
But it turns out that Parker might not just be a complete end-of-bench, break glass in case of emergency kind of guy. As we all roll our eyes at an injury report more never-ending than the breadsticks at Olive Garden, Parker has taken advantage of the opportunity to give the Boston Celtics 15 somewhat productive minutes off the bench. So it’s time eat some crow. Not the whole crow, mind you. Maybe, like, a wing. He’s still not going to take minutes away from the regulars when (if?) the team is fully healthy, but there might be some times where he gets the call over Grant Williams or Semi Ojeleye. “We’re hoping that we can do with Jabari a little bit like we did with Evan Turner,” Danny Ainge said earlier in the day. “(Turner) was the number two pick in the draft and started his career out well and was without a place really and came into the Celtics and played very well for us and got himself a big contract with Portland Trail Blazers. So we’re hoping we can help Jabari and he can help us.”