Turkoglu announced his retirement Friday, the Toronto Sun reports.
The 2007-2008 Most Improved Player Award winner played 15 seasons in the NBA, eight with the Magic, and saw action off the bench in 62 games last season for the Clippers. Turkoglu finishes his NBA career having averaged 14.5 points, 4.5 boards and 3.9 assists, and will be honored by Orlando in a ceremony on Dec. 18 when the team hosts Portland.
Clippers coach Doc Rivers said he's not concerned with the sprained ankle injury to small forward Hedo Turkoglu, per ESPN.
"I didn't know a guy who moved that slow could sprain his ankle," Rivers joked. "It shouldn't slow him down."
Turkoglu is averaging two points and 16 minutes per game in the Clippers' Western Conference Quarterfinals series against the Spurs.
Clippers small forward Hedo Turkoglu will miss Friday's game against the Raptors due to a stomach virus, the Orange County Register reports.
Turkoglu is not with the team for Friday's game. He's averaged 2.6 points and 9.2 minutes while shooting 49.2 percent from the field in 33 games off the bench.
The Clippers are 1-point favorites in Toronto Friday.
The Clippers are close to signing forward Hedo Turkoglu, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports. The deal would last one year, worth $1.4 million. Turkoglu was limited to only 38 games and averaged 3.0 points and 2.3 rebounds last season with the Clippers. He shot 38.5 percent from the field and 44.0 percent from behind the arc over that span.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu could be in danger of missing the Western Conference Semifinals against Oklahoma City. However, he is still optimistic about returning for Game 5, Yahoo! Sports reports. Turkoglu has been sidelined with a hairline fracture in lower back since May 1.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu will miss the first two games of the Western Conference semifinals against Oklahoma City because of a hairline fracture of the transverse process in his lower back, ESPN Los Angeles reports. He sustained the injury in Game 5 of the opening round against the Warriors.
"They say day to day but I don't know what that actually means," head coach Doc Rivers said. "Just watching him move, he's not going to play in either of the first two games, that's for sure."
Game 3 is Friday in Los Angeles.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu was inactive for Thursday's Game 6 against the Warriors, due to a back injury suffered in the previous game. His status moving forward is not yet known, but the injury could be serious enough to knock him out until the second round of the playoffs, assuming the Clippers get there.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu, who had been dealing with a bruised right knee, returned to action on Sunday against the 76ers.
With the game well in hand early on, Turkoglu was able to see 12 minutes of game action off the bench, but was a non-factor offensively. He was held scoreless with seven rebounds, three assists and one steal in a 123-78 victory. He has not scored more than six points in a game with the Clippers this season.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu has been ruled out for Friday's game against the Raptors due to a bruised right knee, the Los Angeles Times reports.
Turkoglu, who was a gametime decision Friday, played just two minutes in his previous game, failing to score for the first time in eight appearances. He has averaged 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds over 12 games played.
Clippers guard J.J. Redick has been ruled out and forward Hedo Turkoglu is a gametime decision for Friday's game against the Raptors, the team announced.
Redick, who is missing his second straight game with a hip injury, has averaged 15.7 points on 45.9 percent shooting over 30 games played. Turkoglu, who is battling a knee injury, has averaged 2.7 points and 2.7 rebounds over 12 games played.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu has been playing more than expected since signing as a free agent, but is still having little impact in his reserve role.
Turkoglu played nine minutes Saturday in a 126-118 win over the Raptors, his lowest total since his debut more than a week ago. He scored two points on 1 of 2 shooting, while adding one rebound.
Turkoglu is averaging 2.2 points, 2.3 rebounds and 0.8 assists in 11.2 minutes per game since signing.
Clippers forward Hedo Turkoglu was eased back into action, as he made his first appearance in an NBA game since Feb. 4, 2013 during his team's 109-95 victory over the Knicks in New York.
Turkoglu was limited to only seven minutes of game action, as he made a 20-foot jumper in the fourth quarter for his only basket of the night. He finished the game with two points and one rebounds in his Los Angeles debut.
The Clippers announced Thursday that forward Hedo Turkoglu will join the team, though the terms of the deal were not released.
Turkoglu averaged 2.9 points and 2.1 assists in 11 appearances for the Magic last season. The 34-year-old averages 11.9 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.1 assists in 897 career games.
The Clippers are on the verge of signing free-agent forward Hedo Turkoglu to a one-year deal, pending physical, NTV SPOR reports.
The team worked Turkoglu out last week but didn't immediately offer him a contract. He was waived by the Magic in early January without taking the floor in a game this season.
The Clippers put free-agent forward Hedo Turkoglu through a workout Thursday, and while head coach Doc Rivers thought the free agent looked good, the team has no immediate plans to sign Turkoglu, ESPNLosAngeles.com reports.
"He made shots from everywhere," Rivers said. "He looked good. It was a good workout, but we're not doing anything anytime soon, but he did look good."
Turkoglu, who has yet to play this season, was waived by the Magic last week.
Former Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu cleared waivers and is free to sign with any team he wants, according to USA Today. Turkoglu met with representatives of the Los Angeles Clippers on Monday in Orlando.
The 34-year-old has played just 11 games since the end of the 2011-12 season.
The Magic officially waived forward Hedo Turkoglu Friday, according to numerous media reports. Turkoglu has yet to play this season as the team and his agent have been working on a buyout of the final year of his contract.
According to a Turkish television station, Turkoglu is not interest in playing in Europe, and will only listen to offers from NBA teams. The Lakers and Hawks are reportedly interested in signing the 34-year-old, who has played just 11 games since the end of the 2011-12 season.
Magic forward Hedo Turkoglu remains confident he can still make a contribution in the NBA and is determined to relaunch his basketball career later this month, ESPN reports Tuesday.
Turkoglu played only 11 games last season and sat out training camp and preseason this year. He has yet to play a game for the Magic this season and Orlando intends to trade him or release him before Jan. 7. The Magic owe half of Turkoglu's $12 million expiring contract guaranteed this season. The team will be obligated to pay him $12 million instead of $6 million if they don't trade or release him by the Jan. 7 deadline.
The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Magic will intend to trade forward Hedo Turkoglu before Jan. 7.
Turkoglu played only 11 games last season and sat out training camp and preseason this year. He has yet to play a game for the Magic this season. The Magic only owe Turkoglu, who is on the final year of his contract, $6 million of his $12 million salary. The team will be obligated to pay him $12 million instead of $6 million if they don't trade or release him by Jan. 7.
Magic general manager Rob Hennigan confirmed the team's worst kept secret Friday at media day; forward Hedo Turkoglu is no longer with the team.
"Our organization has a great deal of respect for Hedo and the contributions he's made to the team over the years," Hennigan told the Orlando Sentinel. "We've made an organizational decision to move in a different direction. During the pendency of our buyout negotiations, we've mutually agreed to have Hedo remain with his family while we work toward an agreement."
A buyout has been reported since the end of last season, but this is the first time the team has commented on it. Turkoglu will not report to training camp, and is likely to be paid something less than the remaining $6 million guaranteed on the final year of his contract.