76ers swingman Evan Turner is
suffering from right knee soreness.
Turner, who sustained the knee
pain in Saturday’s 116-106 loss at Milwaukee, “did pull up lame today,” coach
Brett Brown said. The fourth-year man was on the court briefly Sunday, as the
team went through a light practice that largely involved stretching and recovery
conditioning following games on back-to-back nights.
Brown said Turner would be a
game-time decision if the Sixers had a game in the near future. Given that the
Sixers (8-20) don’t play again until Saturday in Phoenix, Brown sounded
optimistic that Turner shouldn’t miss any time.
“He has a sore knee. It’s
nothing to be concerned about,” Brown said. “He played a lot of minutes the
night before in a tough win (Friday in overtime against Brooklyn). He had a
Turner, the Sixers’ leading
scorer, is averaging 19.3 points, 6.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists. He’s the only
player to have appeared in all of the Sixers’ 28 games.
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