Pacers Pick Myles Turner Has Fort Wayne Connection

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) – Myles Turner is new to Indianapolis – but he has a lot of history in the Summit City.

The Pacers selected Turner with the 11th overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft. On Friday, they introduced him at Bankers Life Fieldhouse.

During Friday’s press conference Turner revealed his mother, Mary, is from Fort Wayne.

The 19-year-old Turner played only one season at the University of Texas before entering the draft.

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