Philadelphia 76ers: 8 Reasons Why Evan Turner Is Better in the Starting Lineup

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Philadelphia 76ers: 8 Reasons Why Evan Turner Is Better in the Starting Lineup
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Philadelphia 76ers head coach Doug Collins finally gets it.

It took the better part of two years, but Collins finally realized that the best starting lineup that he could put on the floor has Evan Turner at shooting guard.

Whether or not Turner is a prototypical 2-guard at this time is of little consequence. The fact remains that simply having him out on the court is essential to the growth of both Turner and the team.

Now that the former No. 2 overall pick is just starting to carve out his niche in the Sixers backcourt, let's take a look at eight reasons why Turner is better in the starting lineup than he is coming off of the bench.

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