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This Blazers-Pacers Trade Sends Myles Turner To Portland

There’s an old adage in the NBA: “defense wins championships”. Like most cliches, there is some truth in that. Of course, offense wins you championships too. Generally speaking, the team hoisting the Larry O’Brien trophy at the end of a given season is strong on both ends of the floor. Still, that saying exists because defense tends to get overlooked.
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Pacers Center Myles Turner Has Become ‘Numb’ to Persistent Trade Rumors

Entering his fifth offseason with trade rumors swirling, Pacers center Myles Turner has gotten used to the rumors at this point. “This is my fifth offseason with trade rumors going on,” Turner said per Hoops Wire. “‘He’s going to land here; he’s going to do this. He going to do that.’ I am finally numb to it, in a sense. So that’s another thing that I was proud of myself for as well. I was able to immerse myself in the experience of Africa as opposed to my own personal life or my own selfish reasons.”
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Pacers’ Myles Turner Says He Is ‘Numb’ To Trade Rumors

Mostly, the center has heard his name mentioned in countless trade rumors. Most recently, those involve the Lakers, as the Pacers reportedly discussed — and declined — a deal involving Turner, Pacers guard Buddy Hield and Lakers guard Russell Westbrook. “This is my fifth offseason with trade rumors...
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Myles Turner addresses trade rumors

Myles Turner: I didn’t look up what Tanzania was like on Google. I didn’t look up what Africa was like. I didn’t really even ask for people’s opinions. I just wanted to go into it super clear-headed. For me personally, with all this, the wildness that goes on with the season and offseason trade talk, I wanted to put all that behind me. Get off social media for a bit. Turn my phone off and not talk to anybody in the Western world. I was able just to be completely in the present and completely in the moment. And that was the most rewarding part for me. This is my fifth offseason with trade rumors going on. ‘He’s going to land here; he’s going to do this. He going to do that.’ I am finally numb to it, in a sense. So that’s another thing that I was proud of myself for as well. I was able to immerse myself in the experience of Africa as opposed to my own personal life or my own selfish reasons.
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Potential future Lakers center Myles Turner gets schooled by little kid

The Los Angeles Lakers‘ front office has done well to inject more youth into their roster this offseason, but the changes have been nowhere near significant enough to suggest the team can compete in the loaded Western Conference. The first order of business is adding more shooting, but that’s...
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