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Blazer's Edge Jan 10, 2019
Evan Turner’s Playmaking Spurs the Blazers

Evan Turner’s Playmaking Spurs the Blazers

Giving Turner the reins on the second unit has opened up the passing game. Evan Turner has been a mystery man for the Portland Trail Blazers since the club signed him to a $70-million deal in the summer of 2016. Sometimes he’s seemed like a great fit, other times a misfit. The large contract has colored perceptions throughout. One of the most difficult types of player to evaluate is the player who is clearly overpaid but still brings some modicum of value to his team on the court. It’s easy to put a value on a player like Timofey Mozgov, who is currently injured and would be buried on...
Blazer's Edge Jan 7, 2019
Blazers vs. Knicks Preview

Blazers vs. Knicks Preview

Portland looks to knock down the Knicks after big wins for both teams. Portland Trail Blazers (23-17) vs. New York Knicks (10-29) January 7th, 2019 - 7:00 p.m. PTBlazers injuries: Moe Harkless (probable), Evan Turner (probable)Knicks injuries: Kristaps Porzingis (out), Mitchell Robinson (out), Frank Ntilikina (day-to-day), Isaiah Hicks (day-to-day)How to watch on TV: NBATV, NBCSNWHow to stream: YouTube Live TV, Playstation Vue, Hulu Live TV, FuboTVRadio: 620 AMSBN Affiliate: Posting and Toasting The Blazers take on the Knicks at home following a solid win over the Houston Rockets 110-101....
Blazer's Edge Dec 24, 2018
CBS Sports: Blazers miss Ed Davis

CBS Sports: Blazers miss Ed Davis

“Usually people ask about people I don’t like, and I have to lie,” Evan Turner said. The Trail Blazers players miss Ed Davis. Portland’s current players did not hesitate when talking to CBS Sports James Herbert about their affection for their former teammate. “Usually people ask about people I don’t like, and I have to lie,” Evan Turner said. He was happy, then, to talk about his former Portland Trail Blazers teammate Ed Davis: “Really good dude. Wish he was back.” (Side note: Anyone else tempted to dig back through Turner’s old quotes and try to figure out who he’s...
Blazer's Edge Dec 22, 2018
Evan Turner Flexes Parody Game with The Ringer

Evan Turner Flexes Parody Game with The Ringer

Portland’s swingman is known for his humor anyway. This video brings it out. Portland Trail Blazers G-F Evan Turner is known for his Instagram stories, razor-sharp tweets, and clever answers to media questions. This week The Ringer took advantage of his penchant for humor, asking him to guest with creative staffer @netw3rk to discuss NBA injuries. Here’s the video: #NBADesktop injury update: @netw3rk (flu) is out. @thekidet is available. pic.twitter.com/woljqbm1Co— The Ringer (@ringer) December 21, 2018 This brings up a critical question: where does Turner rank among the funniest...
Rip City Project Dec 21, 2018

Evan Turner is stepping up for the Trail Blazers

The Portland Trail Blazers are on a three-game winning streak, and Evan Turner has helped provide a spark off the bench. Evan Turner hasn’t been an explosive scorer for the Portland Trail Blazers this season, but he’s played much better in the last three games. His game against the Raptors was just one part of […] Evan Turner is stepping up for the Trail Blazers - Rip City Project - Rip City Project - A Portland Trailblazers Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Blazer's Edge Dec 19, 2018
Blazers Players Share How They Handle the Holidays

Blazers Players Share How They Handle the Holidays

Blazers reporter Casey Holdahl gets insight on the team’s holiday routine. Portland Trail Blazers players go great lengths to maneuver around their NBA lives and have some sort of normal holiday season. This includes days-in-advance planning and online shopping to provide for their friends and loved ones, they told Blazers reporter Casey Holdahl: “I think you’ve really got to start early.” said Trail Blazers guard/forward Evan Turner. “When it comes to the tree, we plan that four or five days in advance. So the playlist, the cookies, hot chocolate and stuff and then we come back...
Blazer's Edge Dec 19, 2018
What is Portland’s Least Tradable Contract?

What is Portland’s Least Tradable Contract?

Dan Favale of Bleacher Report names Evan Turner as the Blazers’ least attractive contract. The Portland Trail Blazers signed Evan Turner to a substantial four-year, $70 million contract during NBA Free Agency in the summer of 2016. Turner, while a suitable role player, has drawn ire for his contract in comparison to on-court production. For this reason, Dan Favale of Bleacher Report names him as Portland’s least tradable contract: Evan Turner’s contract earned brief reprieve from sweeping criticism at the beginning of this season. Oh, it still looked bad. It will always look bad. But...

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