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Indiana Pacers defeat Orlando 101-86

Rasual Butler and Chris Copeland each scored 19 points to lead the Indiana Pacers to a regular season-ending 101-86 win over the Orlando Magic.

Indiana holds off Miami Heat 84-83

Evan Turner replaced the ejected Lance Stephenson and came up big for the Pacers down the stretch on Wednesday.
76ers fall to Spurs

76ers fall to Spurs

The odds are not looking good for the Philadelphia 76ers.

NBA: Indiana 94, Boston 83

Andrew Bynum had a successful Pacers debut and helped Indiana snap a season-long four-game slide with a 94-83 victory over the Boston Celtics on Tuesday.

NBA: Indiana 118, Los Angeles Lakers 89

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Paul George provided 20 points, seven rebounds and six assists Tuesday, igniting the Indiana Pacers' 118-89 spanking of the Los Angeles Lakers.

Pacers obtain Evan Turner, Lavoy Allen from 76ers

INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- The Indiana Pacers Thursday obtained forwards Evan Turner and Lavoy Allen from the Philadelphia 76ers for former all-star Danny Granger and a draft choice.

NBA: Utah 105, Philadelphia 100

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 13 (UPI) -- Alec Burks led Utah with 26 points Wednesday and the Jazz topped Philadelphia 105-100 for their third win in a row.

NBA: Detroit 113, Philadelphia 96

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Andre Drummond scored 22 points on 10-of-11 shooting from the field Saturday and the Detroit Pistons romped to a 113-96 victory over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 95, Boston 94

BOSTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- Evan Turner hit a leaning jump shot as the buzzer sounded Wednesday to give Philadelphia a 95-94 victory over Boston.

NBA: Oklahoma City 103, Philadelphia 91

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- Kevin Durant notched his fifth career triple-double with 32 points, 14 rebounds and 10 assists Saturday in Oklahoma City's 103-91 win over Philadelphia.

NBA: Philadelphia 110, New York 106

NEW YORK, Jan. 22 (UPI) -- A career-best 34 points from Evan Turner Wednesday boosted Philadelphia to a 110-106 win over New York that ended the 76ers' three-game skid.

NBA: Philadelphia 95, Charlotte 92

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Thaddeus Young hit a 3-point shot with 3.9 seconds to play Wednesday, boosting Philadelphia to a 95-92 victory over Charlotte.

NBA: Philadelphia 101, Portland 99

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Thaddeus Young amassed 30 points Saturday and the Philadelphia 76ers used some clutch foul shooting down the stretch to hold off Portland 101-99.

NBA: Philadelphia 113, Sacramento 104

SACRAMENTO, Jan. 3 (UPI) -- Thaddeus Young scored 28 points and Evan Turner had 24 Thursday in helping the Philadelphia 76ers to a 113-104 win over the Sacramento Kings.

NBA: Philadelphia 114, Denver 102

DENVER, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Evan Turner scored the final five points of a 44-point second quarter Wednesday that ignited Philadelphia to a 114-102 win over Denver.
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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
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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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