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  1. O'Shaughnessy: Blazers "Headed for an Inevitable Reboot"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Blazers Edge

    ... presidents and GMs at night as a warning about what happens when you dig deep in your pockets for someone like Evan Turner. Poor decision-making wasn't limited to Portland that summer, but no other team with that level of backcourt talent has had ...

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  2. Trail Blazers 2018-19 Schedule: Top Games, Championship Odds, Record PredictionsRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | BleacherReport

    ... might have blown Portland's championship window in 2016 by giving deals to Meyers Leonard, Maurice Harkless and Evan Turner. A year after getting swept by the Golden State Warriors, the Trail Blazers were 2-1 against the Dubs in the 2017-18 regular ...

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  3. Neil Olshey's big plan in Portland is to wait. Do they have enough time?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 5 | MSNBC

    ... than ever is how little control Olshey has over the team's destiny. His big free agent move in 2016 was to nab Evan Turner , and re-sign Crabbe to use as a trade chip. Neither of those decisions turned out well for Portland, either on the floor or ...

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  4. Blazers Must Hope for Internal Growth at the WingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 29 | Blazers Edge

    ... is downing 37.5 percent of threes over the past two seasons, but that's on barely three attempts per 36 minutes. Evan Turner 's long-range touch has far from corrected itself. Trotting out Nik Stauskas at the 3 (or 4) is a good way for head coach ...

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  5. The Blazers May Go Unconventional at Small Forward Next YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | Blazers Edge

    After the Portland Trail Blazers got swept in the first round of the NBA playoffs for the second straight year, the front office faced a pretty daunting 'to do' list. Near the top of the list lies a simple question: "What is the long-term answer at the small forward position?" Last year, Evan Turner started 40 games for the Blazers at small forward while Maurice Harkless started 36. Harkless was limited to just 59 total games due to injury and overall ineffectiveness.

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  6. Canzano: Time for Trail Blazers to share the master plan, and vision, with fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 27 | OregonLive.com

    ... 34 games that next NBA season, and only 36 last season. It would have been a terrible signing. Maybe worse than Evan Turner at $70 million. Or even worse than Festus Ezeli, who signed a 2-year, $15.6 million deal with the Blazers in July 2016, but ...

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  7. Evan Turner's Value Isn't as Low as You ThinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 26 | Blazers Edge

    ... money - but most everybody else sits somewhere above that line. This includes Portland Trail Blazers swingman Evan Turner . Turner's value is difficult to pin down. Detractors would argue that the majority of the $36.5 million he's owed over the ...

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  8. How Much Playing Time Can the Young Blazers Earn?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 25 | Blazers Edge

    ... risk. But Portland is one previously-injured Seth Curry away from having no reserve point guard at all, drawing Evan Turner into duty there. That's not ideal. Baldwin may be the guy to step forward and surprise in Shabazz Napier style. Long-term ...

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  9. Is There Untapped Potential in CJ McCollum?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 23 | Blazers Edge

    ... he expectations and dreams of Terry Stotts for this team- having a small forward to count on night in, night out Evan Turner - dreams, reverting back to his former self as Boston Celtic while also finding ways to score off the ball

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  10. Jake Layman's Summer League might've earned him minutesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 21 | Rip City Project

    ... in his toolbox, but his shot creation and athleticism might be more important. He'll backup Maurice Harkless , Evan Turner and Al-Farouq Aminu , so he needs to mimic their offensive styles of shooting when open, creating midrange looks, and cutting ...

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  11. Should the Blazers Look to Dump Salary This Summer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 19 | Blazers Edge

    ... $8 million over the tax line with Jusuf Nurkic 's projected salary. Something bigger involving Meyers Leonard or Evan Turner should not be written off yet, but signing Nurkic to a seven-figure salary sends a clear signal that Allen is willing to pay ...

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  12. Why the Blazers and Other NBA Teams Don't Just Waive Bad ContractsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 18 | Blazers Edge

    ... contract expires? Say for example that Portland cannot find a team with cap space to absorb a contract like Evan Turner 's or Meyers Leonard 's. Couldn't Paul Allen buy each player out of their contract, thereby opening a roster spot and removing ...

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  13. NBA Summer League 2018 Championship: Trail Blazers Rout Josh Hart, LakersRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 17 | BleacherReport

    ... 10 Layman figures to be in a tough spot again when training camp rolls around considering Moe Harkless and Evan Turner are penciled into steady minutes at small forward. But if he can prove he has a steadier stroke than free-agent signee Nik ...

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  14. Who's better for the Blazers, Shabazz Napier or Seth Curry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 17 | Rip City Project

    ... and CJ McCollum give the ball away 11.3% and 9.8% of PnR scenarios, respectively. According to Neil Olshey , Evan Turner will be doing a majority of the second unit's ball handling. Curry will therefore become more of a catch-and-shoot guard. In his ...

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    Jul 14, 2018 | Effingham Herald

    ... team overall. He's a good player and he's playing extremely well." The Blazers also are battling injuries. Guard Evan Turner sustained a bruised right toe while colliding with E'Twaun Moore and played less than five minutes in the second half. ...

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  16. Blazers' Investment in Trent Jr. Might Pay OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Blazers Edge

    ... pull-ups off screens or in isolation sets. The Blazers already have a crowded rotation with CJ McCollum , Evan Turner , Seth Curry , Nik Stauskas and Moe Harkless, so it's hard to imagine Trent will pick up regular minutes in the short term. But if ...

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  17. Anfernee Simmons Remains Biggest Enigma of 2018 Draft ClassRead the original story

    Jul 12, 2018 | BleacherReport

    ... role with the Blazers this season is uncertain. Portland's backcourt is crowded between Lillard, CJ McCollum, Evan Turner and new free-agent signees Nik Stauskas and Seth Curry. Under normal circumstances, Simons likely would spend the majority of ...

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  18. Neil Olshey: Portland Trail Blazers still 'looking to make trades'Read the original story

    Jul 11, 2018 | The Oregonian

    ... the year before in Dallas. We loved his shooting and his IQ. We're really looking to build our second unit, with Evan Turner playing more of a facilitator role and we need to surround him with shooters. So Seth has the ability to be a secondary ball ...

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  19. Neil Olshey talks Blazers signings, letting Ed Davis walkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2018 | Rip City Project

    ... two behind Damian Lillard and CJ McCollum . As we'll talk about later, Neil Olshey wants him off the ball to let Evan Turner run the offense. Nik Stauskas spoke about Pat Connaughton and Shabazz Napier 's success in Portland's second unit. He hopes ...

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  20. Blazers should have traded for Wilson Chandler using TPERead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2018 | Rip City Project

    ... these numbers are lower than his career averages by 0.1. His defensive box plus/minus was minus-0.4, on par with Evan Turner 's from last season. Compared to Turner again, Chandler had a worse defensive win share margin by 0.9. One, the Denver ...

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