Free agency is less than 10 hours away and the rumors are starting to swirl. The latest one is Celtics forward Evan Turner.
I'm told that Boston guard Evan Turner is interested in about 6 teams, including the Lakers & Celtics https://t.co/3BAKas70VJ
— Mark Medina (@MarkG_Medina) June 30, 2016
Evan Turner averaged 10.5/4.4/4.9 on 51.3% true shooting. He’s one of twitters favorite players to bash on, but does he have a fit on the Lakers?
Evan Turner’s Fit on Lakers
`Evan Turner played 67% of his minutes as small forward last year, which is a hole for the Lakers. He’s a play-making forward that thrives midrange. Turner shot 24.1% from 3 on only 1 attempt per game. In Luke Walton‘s pace and space offense, Turner does not appear to be a solid fit.
The Celtics were 2.5 points per 100 better with Turner on the floor and their TS% was 3.5 point higher. Turner is a guy that could help a team, but with the Lakers system and roster construction, he might not be the best fit. Evan Turner will find a home somewhere, but the Lakers probably aren’t that team.
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