NBA hooper Evan Turner says he can’t wait to get on the court with his new team … telling TMZ Sports “it’s gonna be dope, it’s gonna be legit” to play for the Atlanta Hawks.
30-year-old Turner was just traded from the Portland Trail Blazers to ATL last week … putting the vet on a roster full of young talent like Trae Young, Cam Reddish and DeAndre Hunter.
We spoke with the former #2 overall pick in the 2010 draft about the move … and he’s excited to get started with his new team.
“We’re gonna have some fun, man,” Turner says … “I think the whole experience is gonna be legit, it’s gonna be fun.”
We also asked ET about the crazy first day of free agency … and he explains why Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving teaming up is a good thing for the Association.