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Evan Turner Turns to Coaching

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The Former Trail Blazer is going to work for the Boston Celtics.

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Evan Turner is widely known as a great locker room presence. Now he’ll get a chance to wield that kind of influence in a different role.

According to Shams Charania, Turner has accepted a coaching role with the Boston Celtics:

Turner, the second overall pick in the 2010 draft, averaged eight points, four rebounds, and three assists with the Trail Blazers from 2016-19.