After striking out on Chandler Parsons, the Blazers quickly shifted their attention to another top perimeter free agent.
This time, they got their man.
Portland inked 6-year vet Evan Turner to a four-year deal worth $70 million on Friday.
To clarify on Turner to Blazers deal: Turner has agreed to a four-year, $70M free agent deal.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) July 1, 2016
The self-proclaimed master of the midrange, Turner had a standout season as the Celtics’ sixth man last year. And at 27 years old, he fits Portland’s core age window as they continue to build around Damian Lillard.
Keep up with the latest signings during the July free-agency period by following our 2016 NBA Free Agent Tracker.