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Joining the show today Mut the all-purpose back of WEEI. We talk about players we have hated over the years as well as Rajon Rondo and what is ailing the Celtics.
Other than the late addition of Evan Turner at a bargain basement price over the summer, the Celtics came away from NBA free agency empty-handed, but president of basketball
t matchup well here at all. In the past they have used Wade to guard Rondo in much the same way the Sixers used Evan Turner : put a taller, athletic player in his way and dare him to make jump shots. Rondo has seen every conceivable defense
throughout the second half as the Sixers simply spaced the floor and allowed their penetrating guards – Jrue Holiday, Evan Turner and Lou Williams – to attack the basket at will. “Their penetration, their ISOs without Avery on the floor, and they were
made great use of a lineup that featured Young and Lavoy Allen up front, with Andre Iguodala , Lou Williams and either Evan Turner or Jrue Holiday. Young’s offensive rebounding was a major catalyst in Philly’s comeback when he grabbed five in the fourth
out. By the time he came back in the fourth quarter, they were down by one. Bradley had been doing a marvelous job on Evan Turner and the Celtics clearly missed his athleticism and speed as the game began to change from Boston’s methodical pace to Philadelphia
like it better,” Rondo said. “I don’t think they did.” After a hot start, the Sixers shot 41 percent. Evan Turner made only one of his 10 shots and the pick and pops from Philly’s big men were a non-factor. The Celtics outscored
enter the night with the third-highest rebound percentage in the league (53.8). MAYBE EVAN TURNER *CAN* PLAY Through five games, Evan Turner had been particularly unimpressive, scoring 6.4 points per contest with 3.2 boards and 2
19 points, followed by Jeff Green (17), Avery Bradley (15), Rondo and Jared Sullinger (13 each) and Smart, Evan Turner and Marcus Thornton (10 a piece). On top of that, the only other two Celtics that played, Brandon Bass and Tyler
Wednesday’s opener. GUARDS: Rajon Rondo , Marcus Smart, Avery Bradley , Marcus Thornton, Phil Pressey WINGS: Evan Turner , Jeff Green , Gerald Wallace , James Young BIGS: Jared Sullinger, Kelly Olynyk, Tyler Zeller, Brandon Bass , Vitor
points, 4 boards, 3 steals) Avery Bradley (12 points) and Marcus Thornton (10 points) all added double figures. Evan Turner had the worst performance of his brief Celtics career, shooting just 1-of-9 from the field while collecting just
Pressey is already finding it difficult to crack a rotation that will feature Rajon Rondo and Marcus Smart. Additionally, Evan Turner has started at point guard in Rondo’s absence each of the last two preseason games. As a result, the Celtics will