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Evan Turner out for Game 1 vs. Heat with strep throat

By Matt Moore | NBA writer

Evan Turner is out Sunday. (USATSI)The Pacers' Evan Turner is sidelined for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals. (USATSI)

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The Pacers announced before Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals that guard forward Evan Turner is inactive with strep throat.

Turner has struggled with the Pacers since being traded for Danny Granger from the Sixers at the deadline. He's averaging 3.5 points and 1.7 assists in the playoffs, playing 13.3 minutes per game.

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