Future Watch: Myles Turner Basketball Rookie Cards, Pacers – Since coming back from injury with a fractured thumb, the Indiana Pacers’ Myles Turner has been on a tear. Right now, he is the hottest NBA rookie in the Eastern Conference.
The NBA Rookie Ladder reports, “Turner has pushed to sixth in scoring, seventh in rebounding, third in shooting, third in blocks and 10th in minutes among rookies playing 15 minutes or more. He is first in blocks per 48 minutes with room to spare, which could soon put him in contention for the top 10 among all players, once he reaches the qualifying minimum in another couple weeks. Turner has at least three blocks in five of the last 10 outings.”
Myles Turner is a former McDonald’s and Parade All American. He was selected with the 11th overall pick by the Indiana Pacers in the 2015 NBA Draft out of the University of Texas. He was named Big 12 Freshman of the Year in 2015.
At 6′-11″, 243lbs, Turner is averaging 10.7 points and 5.1 rebounds per game. For a more in depth look at his statistics, check out Myles Turner’s NBA Player Profile.
As mentioned earlier, Turner has really been coming on strong as of late. This is especially true on the defensive end. Here is a look at highlights from his 16 point and 6 block performance against the Oklahoma City Thunder a couple of weeks ago.
Panini America, the licensed trading card manufacturer of the NBA has already released product details for several upcoming basketball card sets. Collectors can be assured that Myles Turner will be a featured rookie throughout the NBA trading card season.
- NBA Hoops
- Court Kings Basketball
- Prizm Basketball
- Contenders Basketball
- NBA Sticker Collection
- Totally Certified Basketball
- Complete Basketball
- Absolute Basketball
- Gold Standard
- Donruss Basketball
From a look at the secondary market pricing for Myles Turner’s licensed NBA rookie basketball cards, the cat is already out of the bag in terms of his rookie stock. 2015-16 Totally Certified Fabric of the Game Patch Autographs and those from 2015-16 Gold Standard have been, consistently, selling for between $200-$300.
Longhorns fans have been ponying up big bucks for Turner’s collegiate licensed cards in 2015-16 National Treasures Basketball as well as his 2015-16 Contenders Draft Picks Cracked Ice Autograph Parallels.