Paul George RUMORS & NEWS

  • Paul George confirms intention to play in Rio Olympics

    The Score "It looks like Paul George will suit up for the U.S. Olympic team after all. After going back and forth regarding his Olympic future, George confirmed his plans to join the national team, telling the Indy Star's Nate Taylor that he "intends to play" in Rio this summer. The Indiana Pacers forward..." June 09

  • Paul George says after long season he will vie for Team USA spot

    ESPN "Paul George was unsure his body would allow him to vie for a spot on Team USA after the grind of the NBA season, but with the Summer Olympics two months away, he says is going to give it "a shot." The 26-year-old Indiana Pacers All-Star guard/forward, who suffered a gruesome right leg injury in..." June 02

  • Paul George appears set to be cover athlete for NBA 2K17

    The Score "It looks like Paul George has been tabbed as the cover athlete for the standard edition of NBA 2K17. The announcement was expected to be made Wednesday, but according to a since-deleted pre-order listing that appeared on Sony's website, the Indiana Pacers star will be featured on the cover." June 01

  • Paul George thanks former coach Frank Vogel in open letter

    The Score "Frank Vogel's tenure as head coach of the Indiana Pacers came to an end on Thursday, when team president Larry Bird announced that his contract would not be renewed. Team All-Star Paul George took to his Instagram account Saturday night to publicly thank Vogel for the impact he made on his..." May 08

  • Report: Lakers want to make ‘big run’ at Paul George

    Larry Brown Sports "The Los Angeles Lakers will be looking to make a major splash this offseason, and that will mean trying to convince guys like Kevin Durant and LeBron James to sign with them as free agents. It could also involve trying to trade for a superstar. According to Bill Simmons, the Lakers have..." May 05

  • Pacers' George willing to play all 48 in Game 6

    ESPN "Pacers star Paul George said he is willing to play 48 minutes in Friday night's Game 6 against the Toronto Raptors if needed. "If that's the direction that the game is going, I'm all for it," George said after Thursday's practice. "Whatever we got to do to win, I'm doing it." George scored..." April 28

  • George pleads for more help from Pacers teammates

    The Score "The Indiana Pacers dropped a pivotal Game 5 on Tuesday, but spare Paul George the blame. George submitted a Herculean effort, scoring 39 points on just 19 shots while adding eight rebounds and eight assists. And yet the Pacers still lost. He was understandably disappointed in his teammates..." April 27

  • Paul George: Jonas Valanciunas grabbed my throat, sparking tussle

    ESPN "Pacers forward Paul George took exception to Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas getting too physical with him down low during the fourth quarter of Indiana's 100-83 win in Game 4 on Saturday afternoon. With 5:03 remaining in the game, George and Valanciunas jostled in the paint as Pacers..." April 24

  • Paul George voted inaugural recipient of the Mel Daniels Award

    Vigilant Sports "Paul George has been recognized by local media members who cover the team regularly for his professionalism. George, in his sixth season with the Indiana Pacers, is the face of the franchise and he accepts the responsibilities that come with that. He talks with the media after every game and it..." April 12

  • Paul George says Aaron Gordon is the true NBA slam dunk champion

    Orlando Sentinel "Paul George knows a thing or two about the All-Star slam dunk contest, having participated in the event in 2012 and 2014. So his opinion counts. And George thinks Aaron Gordon should have been declared the winner of this year's dunk contest in Toronto over winner Zach LaVine even though..." April 01

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    Mike Mazzeo @MazzESPN

    Paul George is going to be a literal game-time decision did report soreness this morning per Frank Vogel #Nets #Pacers

  • Paul George exits game vs. Pelicans with bruised leg; deemed day-to-day

    ESPN "Pacers forward Paul George bruised his right leg during Indiana's 92-84 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Thursday night. The Pacers originally listed George's return as questionable, but the three-time All-Star did not return to action. Pacers coach Frank Vogel said after the game that..." March 25

  • George bothered by Pacers' lack of 'toughness'

    CBS Sports "Currently sixth in the East, the Pacers are losers of two straight and could drop out of the playoff race if they don't have a strong finish to the season. The Charlotte Hornets and Chicago Bulls are right behind Indiana in the standings and the Detroit Pistons and Washington Wizards are not too..." March 01

  • Paul George's 'amazing' recovery from broken leg nearly leads to All-Star record

    Yahoo! Sports "Paul George took a flight from New York to Miami with some buddies on the morning of the 2015 NBA All-Star Game because he didn't want to watch the game. The Indiana Pacers star was still recovering from his broken leg and didn't feel like he belonged at Madison Square Garden if he couldn't..." February 15

  • George drops 41, just misses Wilt's ASG record

    ESPN "Indiana Pacers forward Paul George scored 41 points Sunday in the NBA All-Star Game, falling one point shy of tying Wilt Chamberlain's All-Star record. George could have broken Chamberlain's record, set in 1962, but he missed a 3-pointer with just under a minute remaining in the fourth quarter..." February 15

  • Pacers' Paul George feels his role has changed

    Indianapolis Star "Paul George didn't have the answer to explain the Pacers' late-game breakdown Monday night during the 111-106 overtime loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers. George had even more trouble finding the right expression to capture his feelings about his transitioning role on the team. "It's hard to find..." February 02

  • Former Adult Film Star Lisa Ann Helped Paul George Deal With His Horrific Leg Injury

    Complex "Back in August 2014, Paul George suffered one of the worst leg injuries we’ve ever seen during a Team USA scrimmage. He landed awkwardly on his right leg and snapped the bottom part of it in half. As a result, he was forced to spend the next eight months rehabbing the injury and missed most of the..." January 28

  • Report: Fatigue 'weighing on' Paul George

    Indy Cornrows "Paul George continues to complain about the wear and tear of his comeback season bringing his game back down to terra firma. While he's still scoring cashing in his 20 points per game, simply watching him play exposes how he's struggling. There's no need to look at the stat sheet which also..." January 26

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    1st thought: Paul George will need the AS break ASAP. Just last nite, he mentioned "swelling" (what?!) while pointing to left leg.

  • Paul George Understandably Won’t Commit To The Olympic Team Just Yet

    Uproxx "As one of the 30 finalists for the 2016 Olympic basketball team, Paul George has been given one of the game’s highest honors, a spot which any player would dream to be in. Even better, he’s got a great shot to make it to the final 12-man roster that will go to Rio (he made our roster, at least)...." January 19

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