As long as Myles Turner can handle the discomfort in his right hand, he can play for the Indiana Pacers. After missing the last games with an avulsion fracture in his shooting hand, the Pacers could have him back for Friday’s home game vs. the Orlando Magic. It’s Turner’s call. “It’s a broken bone. Real small. Real miniscule. There’s really not much you can do for it to heal,” Turner said after Thursday’s practice session. “No surgery. No time off. It’s just one of those things you’ve got to get used to.”
Shams Charania: Pacers center Myles Turner has a slight fracture in his right hand and will be re-evaluated in the coming days, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Turner is the NBA leader in blocked shots (4.2 per game).
J. Michael Falgoust: Warren and Turner are “good to go,” per Bjorkgren #PacersKnicks
J. Michael Falgoust: Turner says he took a knee in the calf during practice but he'll be OK for the restart: "I've been taking the past couple days easier...It's nothing that's going to be long-term. Nothing I'm concerned about." #Pacers
Scott Agness: McMillan notes that Myles Turner was also held out of practice today. Sabonis, Bitadze and Sampson also dealing with what he calls soft tissue injuries.
Scott Agness: Malcolm Brogdon and T.J. McConnell ruled out tonight vs Bucks. Two-way guard Naz Mitrou-Long may receive an opportunity. Myles Turner returns to the starting lineup.
Roy Parry: The Magic have listed SG Terrence Ross as questionable on the NBA's 1:30 p.m. injury report for tonight's game vs. the Pacers. A league source said Ross will be a game-time decision. For the Pacers, Jeremy Lamb is out and Myles Turner is questionable. Both have ankle sprains.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner is questionable for Sunday in Orlando. Goga Bitadze (concussion), Jeremy Lamb (ankle), Sumner and Oladipo are out. Two-way guys are in Fort Wayne. pic.twitter.com/ot2rDBa4AP
Scott Agness: Myles Turner (ankle) is out tonight vs Pistons. No need to rush him back considering the early concern for the injury.
Rod Beard: #Pacers center Myles Turner is questionable tonight vs. #Pistons. Victor Oladipo, Jeremy Lamb, Goga Bitadze and Edmund Sumner all are OUT. #DFS
Scott Agness: Another game, another Pacers injury. Center Goga Bitadze has been diagnosed with a concussion and is ruled out of Friday’s game vs Pistons. Jeremy Lamb (left ankle sprain) will miss his second straight game. Myles Turner is questionable.
J. Michael Falgoust: Sabonis (left calf) is OUT and Turner (right ankle) remains OUT tonight. Sampson and Bitadze will start again #PacersHornets
Scott Agness: Pacers center Myles Turner has been diagnosed with a grade 1 right ankle sprain and is expected to be out for at least two weeks, league source told @TheAthleticIND.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner needs assistance to the locker room after he twisted his right ankle as Garrett Temple came around the screen. pic.twitter.com/gVl7HIyz6I
Scott Agness: The flu is going around the locker room. Myles Turner became the third different Pacer to miss practice time. Domantas Sabonis collided with Aaron Holiday during a scrimmage and had his leg looked at, but he appears fine.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner’s right ankle injury doesn’t appear to be serious. He also had back spasms so McMillan shut him down for the game. He has a week to get it right before the postseason.
J. Michael Falgoust: Myles Turner (hip) went through shootaround but remains a game-time decision. #PacersPistons
Scott Agness: Myles Turner will miss his second straight game due to a bruised left hip. He was on the court for some pre-game shooting.
Will Guillory: Pacers coach Nate McMillan says Myles Turner will not play tonight against the Pels due to a hip injury
J. Michael Falgoust: Note: Turner says his right shoulder that kept him out 4 games isn't 100%. Still sore and will be tested v Embiid #PacersSixers
J. Michael Falgoust: McMillan in Turner: “He’s feeling better but he’s a no-go” ... note: no X-rays or MRIs required. #PacersKnicks
Scott Agness: Myles Turner feels fine two days later. “No signs of a concussion and I’m thankful for that.” Surgery on his broken nose took 10 minutes. He will get fitted for a mask after practice.
During Monday's 116-108 win against the Atlanta Hawks, they found that out when Myles Turner suffered a broken nose and couldn't return. His status for 2019 has yet to be determined though coach Nate McMillan is optimistic he'll be available for the start of a five-game road trip that begins Jan. 4 at the Chicago Bulls. "The hope is that he doesn't have a concussion but he can play with a broken nose," McMillan said. "You just put a mask on, but if there is a concussion that's something a little different." Turner will be re-evaluated Tuesday and receive a mask to protect the injury.
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner suffered a broken nose after he collided with John Collins during the Pacers' 116-109 win over the Atlanta Hawks on Monday afternoon.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner (broken nose) will be re-evaluated tomorrow and be fitted for a mask. McMillan: “The hope is that he doesn’t have a concussion. He can play with a mask.”
J. Michael Falgoust: Myles Turner is OUT. He has a broken nose and will not return. Status beyond that not known yet #PacersHawks
J. Michael Falgoust: Myles Turner (ankle) did practice today and told me he thinks he’ll play Monday v #Jazz ... thinks he should not have played in Charlotte #Pacers
J. Michael Falgoust: Turner (ankle) is OUT and Sabonis (ankle) is IN for tonight's game and the likely starter. That pushes O'Quinn into the 1st center off the bench role #PacersSpurs
J. Michael Falgoust: For tomorrow in Charlotte, Oladipo is questionable (sore right knee) as is Turner (left ankle sprain) #PacersHornets
Turner sustained the injury in the Jan. 8 game vs. Milwaukee. He will not require surgery. He is currently outfitted with a brace for the elbow. He will miss the four remaining games of the current west coast trip and depending on how quickly the injury heals, he will be listed as week to week.
The Indiana Pacers announced Wednesday that center Myles Turner sustained a right elbow injury during Monday night's game against Milwaukee. Turner is being evaluated and an update will be provided when available. Turner will miss tonight's game against Miami and Friday's game against Cleveland.
Sarah Todd: McMillan added Turner hasn't been conditioning during his nearly two weeks out so he won't be in game shape tonight. #Pacers vs. #Sixers
Scott Agness: Myles Turner, sidelined the last seven games due to a concussion, will play tonight in Philadelphia and come off the bench, per @Indiana Pacers.
Scott Agness: Myles Turner, who missed his 5th straight game, was in the locker room after the W. Smiling, upbeat, high-fiving teammates as they entered.
Scott Agness: BREAKING: #Pacers center Myles Turner has entered the NBA’s concussion protocol and won’t play tonight (POR) or tomorrow (MIA).
Candace Buckner: Myles Turner will get minutes tonight for the first time in six weeks. Vogel said he looked in good shape during practice, but rusty.
Candace Buckner: A few more specifics on Myles Turner's recovery. #Pacers coach Frank Vogel said Turner will undergo X-Ray at end of December...
Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner underwent successful surgery Monday afternoon to repair a chip fracture in his left thumb, sustained during the first half of last Wednesday night’s game at Boston. The surgery was performed at OrthoIndy Hospital by hand surgeon Dr. Tim Dicke. Turner is expected to miss six weeks.
Indiana Pacers rookie center Myles Turner will undergo surgery Monday afternoon to repair a fracture in his left thumb, league sources told Yahoo Sports. Turner, 19, is expected to miss four to six weeks after surgery.
March 1, 2021 | 6:21 am EST Update
That even goes for Buddy Hield, who has an NBA 3-point shootout title to defend, although he was non-committal about the even. “Do you think I should go defend it?” Hield asked reporters when talking about the event. “I don’t know yet, to be honest, I’ve been having mixed emotions, you know, cover rules and especially I don’t have no time with my family. Just trying to see how the COVID rules and the boundaries are set up. No clear cut yes yet, I’ll just see in the next couple of days.” According to Hield, he received an invitation from the league to join the festivities, but he is still mulling it over.
“It was a play for me or P.J.,” Monk said. “I told [Ball] to pass it to P, and he was like, nah. I had to make something happen.” Hield, who finished with 30 points, missed a desperation heave from beyond midcourt as time ran out. Earlier Sunday night, he became the fastest player in NBA history to reach 1,000 career 3-pointers, doing so in his 350th career game. Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors was the previous fastest at 369 games.
Knicks general manager Scott Perry has been on a G-League mission presumably looking at center pieces. If the Knicks signed a free agent center they’d have to cut a player to make room. One team in contact with the Knicks said they want to hold down the fort with what they have for now.
Center DeMarcus Cousins, whose stock is low, is still a free agent after being unceremoniously waived by Houston. “That’s a Leon question,’’ Thibodeau said before the game. “We have more than enough on the roster so we’ll figure out a way. We have guys that can play multiple positions and then we’re going to have to take care of the rebounding, gang rebound. Everyone has to contribute in that area.’’
“It was individual pride,” Antetokounmpo said of joining teammate Khris Middleton in taking on the Clippers’ All-Star duo of Leonard and Paul George. “It is pride. It is an ego thing. Personally, I love that going down the stretch. “I feel like it’s greatness,” Antetokounmpo added. “When you go against the best in the world down the stretch and you are trying to get a stop and they are trying to score on you to win the game, it’s greatness developing at that moment.”
“As a team, I don’t feel like we’re there yet,” said Leonard, who remains positive about the Clippers building toward where they want to be. “We’re looking to the sideline for plays. I feel like our pace has pretty much slowed down. “You gotta give them credit though. They locked in and tuned in on us, and they got stops when they needed it. So just for us to get better, I feel like we gotta have a better stride, open the floor, just getting down and getting into a play. I felt like we got stagnant a little bit.”