Keys To The Wolf Den: Evan Turner Belongs in a Wolves Uniform

March 2nd, 2010 by Matthew Hayden Leave a reply »
No. 1 or No. 2?

Do the Wolves take him with the No. 1 pick if they get it?

No doubt.

John Wall has a tremendous amount of upside, but that Evan Turner guy is ridiculous.

At 6'7'', 205 pounds of raw length, muscle and athleticism, the Minnesota Timberwolves need to do everything in their power to ensure they have the No. 1 or No. 2 pick to draft Turner.

Evan Turner is Brandon Roy 2.0, meaning he's merely a combo guard with an incredible feel for the game, using his savvy and smarts to outclass opponents on the half court and fast break.

For the Minnesota Timberwolves, he would fill an incredible need for a wing by being able to create his own shot, play great defense, rebound, pass the ball, block shots on the weakside, and play with a high motor that's only rivaled by Corey Brewer of the Wolves.

Evan Turner has an incredible handle, being able to crossover opponents easily; it's almost unfair to other 2-guards.

Averaging a solid 20 PPG, 9 RPG, 6 APG, 2 SPG, and 1 BPG, he's the perfect example of a great all-around player at his position. These stats all come amidst his back injury, whe ...

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