Blazers SF/SG Evan Turner will not play against his former team on Saturday. In an updated injury report the Trail Blazers announced that Turner has been ruled out for Saturday’s road game at the Philadelphia 76ers.
Evan Turner (left knee soreness) did not practice today and is OUT for tomorrow’s game versus 76ers.
— Casey Holdahl (@CHold) February 22, 2019
Blazers injury news: The team says Evan Turner (left knee soreness) will not play Saturday vs. the 76ers.
— Joe Freeman (@BlazerFreeman) February 22, 2019
Turner was drafted by the Sixers with the second overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, just behind top selection John Wall of the Wizards.
Turner did not practice for the Blazers on Friday following their big 113-99 win at the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night. Turner played 8 minutes and went 0-for-5 from the floor.