Celtics Beat Trail Blazers On Sloppiest Game-Winner Of The Year

Down two to the Trail Blazers with under 10 seconds remaining, the Celtics were relying upon Jared Sullinger to get them a crucial basket. That should tell you all you need to know about how good they are, that Brad Stevens looked up and down his bench for his best option and settled upon Sullinger. The move didn't… » 1/23/15 12:49am 1/23/15 12:49am

Boston Celtics Sign Evan Turner, Because Not Enough People Hated Them

After a season in which their bottomed-out squad of plucky nobodies occasionally showed admirable spunk under first-year coach Brad Stevens, the Boston Celtics evidently decided they'd had enough of this not-being-hated-by-literally-everyone crap, and went out and signed ball-pounding avatar of hopelessness Evan… » 7/21/14 6:35pm 7/21/14 6:35pm

Evan Turner's Ferrari Ran Out Of Gas On The Highway

The only thing funnier than Evan Turner running out of gas for his Ferrari on the highway is hearing former Ohio State teammate P.J. Hill razz him for it as tries to figure out how gas cans work. » 6/23/14 7:43pm 6/23/14 7:43pm

Report: Pacers Had Fistfight Before Game 1

Adrian Wojnarowski goes out of his way to downplay a practice fight between Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner as something normal for the close quarters of an NBA team, but that's not going to stop observers from pointing to it as one symptom—or possible cause—of the Pacers' precipitous decline. » 4/23/14 9:39am 4/23/14 9:39am

Goodbye, Evan Turner

What makes this a nice play is that Evan Turner thought Jeff Teague was going baseline, but Teague knew better and pulled up for the three, leaving Turner out to dry. What puts it over the top is that Turner and Roy Hibbert are in total synchronization. » 4/19/14 8:54pm 4/19/14 8:54pm

Evan Turner Is Ready For The Big Ten Championship

Former Buckeye and current 76er Evan Turner is sporting a Marcus Hall-inspired shirt in anticipation of Ohio State's game against Michigan State later tonight. » 12/07/13 1:50pm 12/07/13 1:50pm

Scandal! Ohio State Paid For Evan Turner's Braces

There's a well-meaning NCAA program that made $54 million — $500k for OSU — available to players via a "Special Assistance Fund." It's a lovely idea that's sure to be abused in the next big college scandal. [The Lantern, h/t Dan] » 12/06/10 12:35pm 12/06/10 12:35pm

NBA Draft: Where People With More Talent Than You Become Millionaires

Wall, Turner, Favors, Johnson, and Cousins are the first five. No surprises there, because I am incapable of forming an opinion about the NBA. Nothing can shock me! [Live updates @ ESPN; Photo: AP] » 6/24/10 8:15pm 6/24/10 8:15pm

Let Us Now Savor The Bitter Tears Of Michigan Fans

Current thread titles at MGoBlog's message board: "God Hates Us," "Michigan Hating God," and "At what point do I poke myself in the eye with a stick," which is about the football team. [MGoBlog, h/t BML] » 3/12/10 3:30pm 3/12/10 3:30pm

Evan Turner Shuts Up Steve Lavin With 40-Foot Buzzer Beater

Things were looking good for the Michigan basketball team. Up two, two seconds left in the game; it was in the bag. Steve Lavin said it was the perfect example of why the conference tournaments are so great. » 3/12/10 2:30pm 3/12/10 2:30pm

Open Thread: Ohio State-WVU, Kansas-Iowa State, Marquette-'Cuse,…

Possible topics for discussion: Evan Turner's 19-10-6 line, whether Andy Katz's prose reads like a Swedish-to-English Babelfish translation, Tyshawn Taylor's Facebook profile, the shock of learning that Lawrence Moten is the Big East's all-time leading scorer, the Morrill Land-Grant Acts. » 1/23/10 2:00pm 1/23/10 2:00pm