Myles Turner has looked good as a starter for the Pacers since he was inserted in the lineup two games ago — he’s scored 28 points, grabbed 15 rebounds, and is +8 in those two games. He’s looked good on both ends.
That didn’t stop Monday night, in a game where the Pacers gave the Cavaliers all they could handle.
Early in the game he threw down this slam on his way to a double-double in the game. Later on he did this to LeBron James:
Turner still makes rookie mistakes — not reading the clock and coming out to set a pick for Monta Ellis on the last shot of regulation (the game went to overtime) but he’s doing a lot of good, also.