What happens with the Indiana Pacers this NBA offseason seems to be the “million dollar question” right now and as a result, they are going to be a team that many have their eyes on in the offseason. Not only could they be moving on from first-year head coach Nate Bjorkgren, but they could also be looking to move some key players on their roster, one of which is Myles Turner.
While his season was cut short due to a partial tear of the plantar plate in right big toe, Myles Turner has been a consistent core piece of the Pacers starting rotation for six seasons now, but his role with the team has seemed to diminish.
Offensively, Turner’s numbers continued to drop this year and his usage rate was down close to 1% from where it was last year, which may not seem like that big of a deal, but the Pacers are turning to him less and less for production.
After being involved in trade rumors before the season all the way up to the trade deadline this year, Turner and the Pacers organization shot down any NBA trade rumors that they have been looking to trade him and want Myles to be a part of their organization long-term, but things could change in the offseason.
He is one of the best shot-blockers in the NBA right now and is definitely one of the better defensive big-men in the league, which is why his value is at an all-time high. Indiana could look to get a lot of value by trading Myles Turner in the offseason, which is why plenty of teams could pursue the Pacers’ big man, one of those teams being the Brooklyn Nets.
In a recent article published by Bleacher Report’s Greg Swartz, he came up with an interesting trade idea that could land Turner in Brooklyn next season, pairing him up with Kevin Durant, Kyrie Irving and James Harden. Let’s dive in and take a look at this potential offseason trade between the Brooklyn Nets and Indiana Pacers.