NBA: Minnesota 105, Philadelphia 88

PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 4 (UPI) -- Alexey Shved and Josh Howard combined for 33 points for Minnesota Tuesday and the Timberwolves won for the third time in four games, 105-88 over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 104, Charlotte 98

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Evan Turner and Jason Richardson combined for 47 points and 15 rebounds Friday to help Philadelphia fight off Charlotte 104-98.

NBA: Philadelphia 100, Dallas 98

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 27 (UPI) -- Philadelphia's Evan Turner scored 22 points Tuesday and the 76ers overcame some poor late shooting to hold off hard-charging Dallas 100-98.

NBA: Philadelphia 104, Phoenix 101

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday's career-high 33 points Sunday, along with 13 assists, fueled the Philadelphia 76ers' 104-101 victory over Phoenix.

NBA: Oklahoma City 116, Phila. 109 (OT)

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant struck for 37 points and Russell Westbrook added 30 Saturday in the Oklahoma City Thunder's 116-109 overtime win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 86, Cleveland 79

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Evan Turner notched an all-around game of 19 points, nine assists and six rebounds Sunday in the Philadelphia 76ers' 86-79 victory over Cleveland.

NBA: Philadelphia 106, Boston 100

BOSTON, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Evan Turner's 25 points and Jrue Holiday's career-best 14 assists Friday launched Philadelphia to a 106-100 win over Boston.

NBA: Philadelphia 77, New Orleans 62

NEW ORLEANS, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday and Evan Turner both had 14 points Wednesday while sending Philadelphia on a third-quarter surge that brought about a 77-62 win over New Orleans.

NBA: Philadelphia 82, Boston 75

PHILADELPHIA, May 23 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday had 20 points Wednesday and helped a stingy Philadelphia defensive effort in an 82-75 win over Boston that stretched their series to the limit.

NBA: Philadelphia 92, Boston 83

PHILADELPHIA, May 18 (UPI) -- Andre Iguodala scored the first five points in a game-closing 9-0 run Friday that rallied Philadelphia to a 92-83 playoff win over Boston.

NBA: Philadelphia 82, Boston 81

BOSTON, May 14 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday drained four 3-pointers en route to 18 points Monday and Philadelphia downed Boston 82-81, evening their Eastern Conference semifinal series.

NBA: Philadelphia 109, Chicago 92

CHICAGO, May 1 (UPI) -- Jrue Holiday had 26 points on 11-for-15 shooting Tuesday and the Philadelphia 76ers handled Chicago 109-92 to even their Eastern Conference playoff series 1-1.

NBA: Philadelphia 90, Milwaukee 85

MILWAUKEE, April 25 (UPI) -- Evan Turner and Jodie Meeks combined for 56 points Wednesday in pacing the Philadelphia 76ers to a 90-85 victory over Milwaukee.

NBA: New Jersey 95, Philadelphia 89

PHILADELPHIA, April 13 (UPI) -- MarShon Brooks hit a game-breaking 3-pointer with 43 seconds to play Friday that lifted New Jersey to a 95-89 victory over Philadelphia.

NBA: Miami 99, Philadelphia 93

MIAMI, April 3 (UPI) -- LeBron James poured in 41 points on 15-of-25 shooting Tuesday and the Miami Heat made it into the playoffs with a 99-93 decision over Philadelphia.
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Evan Turner
Golden State Warriors Dorell Wright waits for Philadelphia 76ers Evan Turner to land before taking a shot at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California on December 27, 2010. The Warriors defeated the 76ers 110-95. UPI/Terry Schmitt

Evan Marcel Turner (born October 27, 1988 in Chicago, Illinois), nicknamed The Villain, is an American basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers. Turner was drafted 2nd overall by the 76ers in the 2010 NBA draft. Turner plays the point guard, shooting guard and small forward positions. Turner is a first-team 2010 NCAA Men's Basketball All-American and 2010 National Player of the Year. Turner is the incumbent two-time Big Ten Conference scoring champion and the reigning Big Ten Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year. He has twice been the only player named as a unanimous first-team selection by both the coaches and the media to the All-Big Ten team (2008–09, 2009–10). By finishing first in scoring and second in both rebounds and assists in the conference in the 2009–10 season, he is the first men's basketball player to finish in the top two in each of these categories and in fact, the first to finish in the top five in each category in the same season.

Turner attended St. Joseph High School in Westchester. By his senior season, he was one of the top high school basketball players at his position in the nation. As a true freshman, he helped lead the Buckeyes to the 2008 National Invitation Tournament championship. The following year, he was the Big Ten Conference scoring champion for the 2008–09 season and was a first-team 2009 All-Big Ten selection. That season, he was also an honorable mention All-American and was selected as a member of the 2009 All-Big Ten Conference Tournament team, and he became one of five Big Ten players to have been among the top ten in the conference in average points, rebounds, and assists in the same season.

He was selected to various 2009–10 preseason All-American teams including ESPN and FOX Sports. Turner was named among the 50 preseason 2010 Wooden Award watch list nominees and the 50 preseason Naismith College Player of the Year watchlist nominees. He was selected as a Midseason Top-30 finalists for the Wooden Award. He was drafted by the Philadelphia 76ers as the second pick in the 2010 NBA Draft. He is the conference record-holder for most career Conference Player of the Week awards and despite missing over a month of his junior season for the 2009–10 Ohio State Buckeyes men's basketball team he also set the single-season record for Player of the Week awards.

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