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In perhaps the most unlikely of scenarios, there is still the possibility that the 76ers could re-sign Evan Turner to a multi-year contract.
Hey, we've seen crazier things happen.
If Turner were to believe the organization still felt confident in him by retaining and benching him, then a long-term deal would have Turner bursting at the seams with confidence.
This situation would call for Turner's confidence to be backed up by concrete results. And a 12 point, six rebound and four assist performance, for example, would not be classified as "results."
Turner would need to assert himself as a consistent, heady player that can create his own shot at any time led by an ability to drive the ball with physicality leading to the initiation of contact with a defender.
He hasn't proved he is capable of doing so thus far in his career, but perhaps a multi-year deal would be that extra motivation he needs to peak.
As mentioned previously, a long-term deal seems outlandish for a player that hasn't shown he deserves it. With that being said, if the unthinkable were to happen, perhaps Turner could grow into the future star that all Sixers fans were dreaming of back in 2010.