Myles Turner All-Rookie Second Team

Myles Turner Named to All-Rookie Second Team

INDIANAPOLIS – Indiana Pacers forward/center Myles Turner was named Thursday to the NBA’s All-Rookie Second Team in a vote by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters.

"It's an incredible honor to be recognized as part of the All-Rookie team," said Turner. "It's great motivation moving forward and I'm excited for the future."

"We are very pleased for Myles," added Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird. "He put in the work and put forth the effort to earn this."

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Turner played in 60 games during the regular season, with 30 starts. He averaged 10.3 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks per game in the regular season. During the regular season, he missed 20 games due to a chip fracture in his left thumb. In the Pacers’ seven playoff games, he started four with averages of 10.3 points, 6.4 rebounds and 3.3 blocks per game.

Joining Turner on the second team were: Miami's Justise Winslow; D'Angelo Russell from the Lakers; Emmanuel Mudiay from Denver and Willie Cauley-Stein from Sacramento.

First team selections were Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns from Minnesota; Kristaps Porzingis from New York; Devin Booker from Phoenix; Nikola Jokic from Denver and Jahlil Okafor from Philadelphia.

For the third year in a row, complete media voting results for each NBA annual award will be posted on after the announcement of each winner.

Below are the voting results for the 2015-16 NBA All-Rookie Team. The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.


Player Team First (2 Pts) Second (1 Pt) Total
Karl-Anthony Towns Minnesota 130 260
Kristaps Porzingis New York 130 260
Devin Booker Phoenix 103 25 231
Nikola Jokic Denver 73 40 186
Jahlil Okafor Philadelphia 71 44 186


Player Team First (2 Pts) Second (1 Pt) Total
Justice Winslow Miami 44 63 151
D'Angelo Russell L.A. Lakers 25 92 142
Emmanuel Mudiay Denver 35 70 140
Myles Turner Indiana 28 83 139
Willie Cauley-Stein Sacramento 2 46 50

Other players receiving votes, with point totals (first-place votes in parentheses):
Frank Kaminsky, Charlotte, 47 (2); Josh Richardson, Miami, 47 (4); Stanley Johnson, Detroit, 42 (1); Trey Lyles, Utah, 26; Bobby Portis, Chicago, 13; T.J. McConnell, Philadelphia, 2 (7); Mario Hezonja, Orlando, 4; Larry Nance Jr., Los Angeles Lakers, 3; Norman Powell, Toronto, 3; Justin Anderson, Dallas, 2; Rondae Hollis-Jefferson, Brooklyn, 2; Boban Marjanovic, San Antonio, 2; Jonathon Simmons, San Antonio, 2; Jerian Grant, New York, 1; Marcelo Huertas, Los Angeles Lakers, 1; Raul Neto, Utah, 1; Cameron Payne, Oklahoma City, 1; Joe Young, Indiana, 1.

Myles Turner 2015-16 Season Highlights

Take a look back at some of the top plays from Myles Turner's spectacular 2015-16 rookie season.

Myles Turner All-Rookie

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Myles Turner 2015-16 Season Highlights

Take a look back at some of the top plays from Myles Turner's spectacular 2015-16 rookie season.
May 19, 2016  |  02:29

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