Pacers Rookie Myles Turner Reveals He Uses 'Steve Urkel' as His Alias at Hotels

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Indiana Pacers big man Myles Turner knows that as a professional athlete, he could be the target of "crazy" fans.

That's why he's gone the extra mile to keep his identity hidden when he stays in hotels. Like many celebrities and athletes, the 6'11" rookie uses an alias.

His secret identity of choice? Steve Urkel.

Let's see if there's any resemblance:


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Not quite. But hey, there's no need for Turner to look like Urkel. That would defeat the purpose of using an alias. A big part of coming up with a different name is getting a laugh out of it.

[Streamable, h/t Sports Illustrated's Extra Mustard]

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