Pacers exercise $2.6 million option on Myles Turner

The Indiana Pacers announced Thursday they have exercised the option on center Myles Turner’s contract for the 2017-18 season.

Turner will make $2.6 million next season.

Turner finished his rookie season averaging 10.3 points and 5.5 rebounds per game. His performance led to his inclusion on the 2015-16 All-Rookie Second Team.