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Myles Turner wants Pacers to keep the confidence rolling

Myles Turner

Indiana Pacers center Myles Turner is hoping that his team is able to keep their momentum rolling right along after yet another win on Monday.

The Pacers earned a 116-108 victory over the Atlanta Hawks to pick up their fifth straight win, and it was Turner who became the center of attention after breaking his nose midway through the third quarter.

However, Indiana was able to find enough production elsewhere to score the win, with Turner finishing with 20 points, eight rebounds, and four blocks before exiting the game.

And, even with a broken nose, the former Texas star was focused on how the Pacers could keep their efforts going.

Here’s what Turner had to say about the team’s impressive winning streak, courtesy of The Associated Press:

“We’re confident, we just have to keep the confidence rolling,” Turner said, downplaying the injury. “Just keep being ourselves, don’t try to do too much and keep our defensive efforts high.”

Turner is averaging 13.1 points, 7.3 rebounds, and 2.9 blocks per game this season on what has been a balanced Indiana attack with six players scoring in double figures.

After losing back-to-back games against the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, the Pacers have managed to completely turn things around in picking up a lot of quality wins.

But now things will get a bit tougher in terms of trying to keep their streak intact, as Turner and company will prepare for a five-game road trip over the next week.

First up will be a meeting with the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.