2010 NBA Draft Review: The Philadelphia 76ers No. 2 Overall Pick, Evan Turner

June 28th, 2010 by Evan Massey Leave a reply »
"And with the second pick, in the 2010 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select, Evan Turner..."

Those were the words that almost every 76ers fan had been dying to hear, heading into draft night. Earlier in the day, it appeared that the Sixers were actually leaning towards passing on Turner, and drafting Georgia Tech big man, Derrick Favors.

Evan Turner is a very interesting fit in Philly, and I'm going to break down why. 


Offensive Game

Some people thought Evan Turner would be a bad fit with Philadelphia's offense

Turner's game is almost an exact match to Andre Iguodala's. Some believe that the pair will end up clogging each other's games up, which may result in one of them being traded.

That's about the only negative. The positives are definitely far greater in number.

First, he's got the ball handling ability to be a very good shooting guard, and may even play some point guard during his career. He's a very good scorer, as well as a good passer. I think if Iguodala and Turner both pass the ball regularly to the rest of the team, the 76ers have a shot to be ...

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