First-round draft pick Myles Turner has signed a
contract with the Indiana Pacers.
The 6-foot-11, 240-pound Turner was the No. 11 selection last
month. Terms were not disclosed, though he is expected to make
about $2.4 million next season.
Turner averaged 10.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.6 blocks in his
only season at Texas and averaged 18.7 points in three games with
Indiana’s summer league team in Orlando, Florida.
He joins a large class of newcomers who are helping Indiana make
the switch to a faster-paced offense.
The Pacers have called a news conference for Tuesday afternoon with
forward Chase Budinger, guard Monta Ellis and center Jordan Hill —
all of whom have been acquired in the past week through free agency
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