Myles Turner Says Paul George Has to Do What’s Best for Him Amid Trade Rumors

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner said he does not take teammate Paul George‘s desire to move on from the team—either next summer in free agency or via trade—personally.

“PG has to do what’s best for him and his family,” Turner told HoopsHype’s Alex Kennedy (h/t NBA.com). “He’s from L.A., so I feel like he’s always wanted to play with them. I think it was a childhood dream of his and you can’t take that personally. He’s been here in Indy for eight or nine years and done a great job here.

“If he wants to move on to other endeavors, you have to let him do what he wants to do. I don’t take it personally at all. He’s done great things here, and I wish him all the best and good luck going forward.”

Turner and George have been teammates each of the last two seasons. The big man said the Pacers need to “start rebuilding and look at what we can do for our future” in the aftermath of George’s trade request.

    

This article will be updated to provide more information on this story as it becomes available.

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