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Evan Turner out of the Sixers starting lineup

Evan Turner, Anthony Parker

Philadelphia 76ers guard Evan Turner (12) drives past Cleveland Cavaliers guard Anthony Parker (18) during the first half of an NBA exhibition basketball game, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Al Behrman)


Evan Turner is still adjusting, still trying to find his way. Especially since the return of Andre Iguodala.

For the last dozen games he was getting the chance to figure it all out as part of the starting lineup for Philadelphia, but no more. Tonight he comes off the bench and Jodie Meeks or Andres Nocioni will start, according to Dei Lynam of Comcast Philadelphia.

In his last four games combined, Turner has seven points on 2 for 14 shooting and eight rebounds.

Evans was the No. 2 pick overall this past June. He can play in the NBA, but with the way guys chosen behind him such as Derrick Favors and DeMarcus Cousins have shown potential to grow you wonder if Evans has that potential in him. Can’t really be too hard on Philly — Evans was the consensus No. 2 — but this could be a pick they regret down the line.