Myles Turner (ankle) remains doubtful, while Domantas Sabonis (calf contusion) is questionable. Edmond Sumner (broken hand) and Victor Oladipo (knee) remain out, as well.
None of the four participated in the team’s practice on Monday, but Turner, Sabonis and Oladipo were all seen putting in work. It appears Sabonis will be in Charlotte trying to give it a go. Turner is not expected to do the same, but a clip tweeted by Scott Agness, shows the big fella is moving pretty well on his bum ankle.
Not moving nearly as well, but at least on the court playing one-on-one was Victor Oladipo (via Akeem Glaspie).
Tomorrow will be a week since Myles Turner rolled his ankle and was deemed week-to-week. What a difference a week makes, the Pacers went from 0-3 to 3-3 and have found a defensive edge that was lacking in the first couple of games.
Adding back some defense and rebounding with Turner and Sabonis should help increase the confidence of those new guys, in particular T.J. Warren and Jeremy Lamb who started the season a bit tentative but are now looking more comfortable on the defensive end.
The Pacers need to maintain that edge to take advantage of the schedule for the rest of the week that includes games at home against Washington and Detroit after visiting Charlotte.
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