The Boston Celtics have one of the most organized and well-respected front offices and coaching staffs in the entire association. Now, they have added yet another experienced person improve the player development.
The Athletic's Shams Charania reported Boston has reached an agreement to hire Evan Turner as a member of their coaching staff.
This means the 10-year NBA veteran will retire from his playing career. The #2 overall pick in the 2010 Draft, became a free agent this offseason after playing out the final year of a four-year, $70 million deal signed in 2016.
Throughout his career, 'ET' played for six different organizations, including the Boston Celtics from 2014 to 2016. Turner, who competed in 705 regular season games and 63 playoff games, averaged 9.7 points, 4.6 rebounds and 3.5 assists per game.
Turner has lots of experience playing in some big names throughout his 10-year career. The Celtics feature a young group of players which include Romeo Langford, Tacko Fall and Grant Williams, therefore his addition to the team could be beneficial for the young core.