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Former Texas Longhorn Myles Turner drops 20 in first NBA start

Indiana Pacers rookie spent one season in Austin.

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Myles Turner is still just 19 years old, but the former Texas Longhorns basketball star is already making an impact with the Indiana Pacers.

Turner made his first NBA start in a 111-92 win over the Atlanta Hawks, and things went pretty well.

The rookie spent one season in Austin before moving on to the pros. Last year he averaged 10.1 points, 6.5 rebounds and 2.6 blocks per game and was named 2015 Big 12 Freshman of the Year. Myles went to the Pacers with the 11th overall pick and is making a great impression as an NBA rookie.

Here are the highlights of his performance Thursday night: