Evan Turner and 76ers likely to part ways

Second overall pick in the 2010 NBA Draft  Evan Turner will likely be looking for a new home at the end of the season.

The Sixers’ had until Thursday night to offer the former Buckeye an extension, but according to Keith Pompey of the Philidelphia Enquirer, the team is ‘moving in a different direction’.

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0px;">The 76ers swingman, who’s arguably the team’s best

player, was not

offered an extension past this season. The league-mandated deadline to

do that was Thursday night.

“There was nothing whatsoever,”

Turner said Friday morning of contract negotiations with the Sixers.

“Nothing was done. That’s it. There was nothing to talk about. There was

no discussion.”

The franchise is in the process of making major changes after hiring Sam Hinkie as its general manager in May.

Original story via Philly.com