Sunday, July 5, 2015

Turner to visit Sixers

The Sixers will get another first-hand look at the player most suspect will be their selection in next week's NBA draft when Ohio State's Evan Turner visits PCOM on Thursday, as we reported last week in the Daily News.

Turner to visit Sixers

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Ohio State´s Evan Turner will visit with the Sixers on Thursday, June 17, one week before the NBA draft. (AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster)
Ohio State's Evan Turner will visit with the Sixers on Thursday, June 17, one week before the NBA draft. (AP Photo / Carolyn Kaster)

The Sixers will get another first-hand look at the player most suspect will be their selection in next week's NBA draft when Ohio State's Evan Turner visits PCOM on Thursday, as we reported last week in the Daily News.

Turner will take part in a workout with two local players -- La Salle's Rodney Green and Villanova's Reggie Redding.

The Sixers have the No. 2 selection. Washington has the No. 1 pick and is expected to select Kentucky's John Wall.

The Sixers also will host Georgia Tech's Derrick Favors and Kentucky's DeMarcus Cousins on Friday, and Syracuse's Wes Johnson on Saturday.

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New Jersey has the No. 3 pick and is said to be leaning toward Favors. He and Cousins will work out together for the Nets on Monday.


 

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Bob Cooney has been at the Daily News for more than 20 years, working in the sports department for the past 15. This is his third season on the Sixers beat. He has covered just about everything, but mostly college basketball, where he was the La Salle beat writer for six seasons. E-mail Bob at cooneyb@phillynews.com and follow him on Twitter.

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