Thursday, January 29, 2015

Turner, Hawes injury updates

Sixers guard Evan Turner is hoping to return to the lineup for tomorrow night's game against Denver.

Turner, Hawes injury updates

Sixers guard Evan Turner is hoping to return to the lineup for tomorrow night's game against Denver.

Turner was a late scratch for Monday's game against Milwaukee with a right thigh bruise.

He was injured in the second quarter Saturday against Washington, left the game but later returned. 

He did not take part in walking through plays at practice today.

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"I feel a lot better," he said at practice today. "The icing and stretching have really helped."

Center Spencer Hawes is now dealing with a strained left Achillies to go along wth his back problems.

Coach Doug Collins said he thought Hawes might have suffered the injury in order to compensate for his back problems.

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