Originally posted on Philadunkia  |  Last updated 11/6/13
As the Sixers 2013-14 season kicks into full swing, there has been much speculation that the opportunity for enhanced statistics this season for Evan Turner could work to boost his trade value. That may be true, and Evan has noticeably improved upon his 2012-13 numbers thus far this season, upping his scoring average to almost 22 points per.  But, inflated stats on a struggling squad will only go so far, and until he develops a consistent jump shot, his style of play will really only fit in certain systems. After the jump I analyze the how and why behind Turner’s improved numbers.  Then I’ll take a look at the short list of teams where the “new” Evan Turner could fit in and thus be a possible trade partner for the 76ers.   Turner is most effective with the ball in his hand, creating for himself. So far this season, Turner is averaging only two catch-and-shoot shot attempts per game, connecting on only 12.5% of such attempts, illustrating that spot-up shooting is not one of his stro...
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