76ers Strike Second In Lottery: Evan Turner To Team With Andre Iguodala?

May 18th, 2010 by James Wong Leave a reply »
It seems to be a recurring theme that we are talking about a multitude of events that are NOT the current NBA Conference Finals series, while the NBA Conference Finals is ongoing. Last week it was LeBron James and this week it's the Draft Lottery. 

While the big news this morning was that Washington beat the odds to essentially claim the rights to John Wall come June 24, it would be silly not to look at the other major players that were as good as given to teams this morning. 

The Philadelphia 76ers struck gold by landing the second pick overall and will likely select Evan Turner, a Junior from Ohio State University. Notice how I didn't put what position Turner is before mentioning him. This is due to the fact that he is undeniably the best all-around player and prospect in the upcoming draft. 

What do you mean he doesn't play a position? 

Point Guard, Shooting Guard or Small Forward. Take your pick. Turner can play any of those three, although in college he was primarily used as a wing. If you haven't heard of the man let me quickly break down his achievements. 

In 2010 he was selected a First Tea ...

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