Ranking Myles Turner’s Top 5 Performances From the 2016-17 Season

Game 5: April 8, 2017 @ Orlando Magic

While in the heat of the playoff-race, Myles recorded 23 points (76.9% FG, 100% 3P, 67% FT), 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 blocks, and 2 turnovers. The Indiana Pacers took care of business that day with a 15-point win over the Orlando Magic to keep their playoff hopes alive.

  • Myles Turner was the first player in Indiana Pacers’ history to record at least 23 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 blocks in a game since David West on February 2, 2014.
  • No player in franchise history besides Myles Turner has recorded at least 23 points, 10 rebounds, and 2 blocks before turning 21-years-old and he did it four times.

Game 4: December 15, 2016 @ New Orleans Pelicans

Myles and Anthony Davis put together quite a show in their dual in this particular game. Myles posted 26 points (78.6% FG, 80% FT), 8 rebounds, 1 assist, and 1 block. Davis had 35 points (45.8% FG, 67% 3P, 73.3% FT), 16 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 4 turnovers. The New Orleans Pelicans came away with a 7-point win.

  • Myles Turner became the youngest player in Indiana Pacers’ history to have a game with at least 26 points, 8 rebounds, and 1 block. He recorded one of these games before turning 20-years-old and four of these particular performances before turning 21-years-old.

Game 3: January 1, 2017 vs. Orlando Magic

In his first game against his former head coach, Frank Vogel, Myles had 23 points (53.8% FG, 100% 3P, 89% FT), 12 rebounds, 3 assists, 1 steal, 1 block, and 1 turnover. The Indiana Pacers started off the new calendar year with a 13-point victory.

  • Myles Turner is the youngest player in Indiana Pacers’ history to record a game with at least 23 points, 12 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 block and is also the first player in franchise history to record such a game before turning 21-years-old.

Game 2: January 5, 2017 vs. Brooklyn Nets

Myles recorded 25 points (60% FG, 100% 3P, 100% FT), 15 rebounds, 1 steal, and 5 blocks in the team’s 12-point win over the Brooklyn Nets.

  • Hassan Whiteside, Anthony Davis, Nikola Jokic, Jusuf Nurkic, and Myles Turner were the only players in the NBA during the 2016-17 season to have at least 25 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a game.
  • Shaquille O’Neal, Tim Duncan Anthony Davis, Brook Lopez, Dwight Howard, Hakeem Olajuwon, Josh Smith, Karl-Anthony Towns, and Myles Turner are the only players in NBA history to record at least 25 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a game before turning 21-years-old.
  • Anthony Davis, Paul Millsap, Raef LaFrentz, and Myles Turner are the only players in NBA history to contribute at minimum of 25 points, 15 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 2 made 3-pointers in a game.
  • Jermaine O’Neal and Myles Turner are the only players in Indiana Pacers’ history to record at least 25 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 blocks in a game. However, Myles is the only player in franchise history to do it with at least 2 made 3-pointers.
  • Myles Turner is the youngest player in NBA history to record at least 25 points, 15 rebounds, 5 blocks, and 2 made 3-pointers and also the only players in league history to accomplish such a feat before turning 21-years-old.

Game 1: October 26, 2016 vs. Dallas Mavericks

In his 2016-17 regular season debut, Myles recorded 30 points (68.4% FG, 50% 3P, 60% FT), 16 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 steals, 4 blocks, and 2 turnovers. The Indiana Pacers came away with a hard-fought 9-point overtime win at the hands of the Dallas Mavericks to start the 2016-17 season with a winning record.

  • Anthony Davis and Myles Turner were the only players in the NBA this season to record at least 30 points, 16 rebounds, and 4 blocks in a game.
  • Shaquille O’Neal, Anthony Davis, and Myles Turner are the only players in NBA history to record at least 30 points, 16 rebounds, and 4 blocks in a game before turning 21-years-old.
  • Jermaine O’Neal and Myles Turner are the only players in Indiana Pacers’ history to record at least 30 points, 16 rebounds, and 4 blocks in a game.
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