Paul George RUMORS & NEWS

  • Relentless positivity is pushing Paul George through his rehab

    SB Nation "Paul George is in New York City, but he's far from the spotlight that nearly swallowed him whole 12 months ago. The Indiana Pacer sits on a stool at a nightclub near Madison Square Park in Manhattan. He's here to explain why he became the second NBA player to design his own custom line of New..." February 14

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    Marc J. Spears @SpearsNBAYahoo

    Pacers guard Paul George tells Yahoo that he is eyeing a mid-March return from his leg injury that could include a 3/14 return vs Boston.

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Paul George said by March 1 he would like to be able to practice full time. Remains hopeful to play this season but is not certain.

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    Indiana Pacers @Pacers

    Bird, on if Paul George will return this season: "If he gets healthy and they say he can play and he wants to play, we'll let him play."

  • George: Kobe had advice for injury downtime "Paul George said this week he got encouragement from a unique source to deal with his broken leg earlier this year. Kobe Bryant. George, who is likely to miss the entire season for the Indiana Pacers, told the Los Angeles News Group in an interview that Bryant called him immediately after..." December 17

  • NBA’s Paul George settles paternity battle

    Page Six "NBA All-Star Paul George has amicably settled his once-searing paternity battle with New York beauty Daniela Rajic over their 7-month-old daughter, Olivia. The injured 24-year-old Indiana Pacers star — who earns about $18 million a year — and ex-stripper Rajic on Tuesday reached a “joint..." November 26

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George says his goal is to play this season. He's ran on the underwater pool, plans to do more court work soon.

  • Kevin Durant admits Paul George's injury influenced him to leave Team USA

    Washington Post "While heading to a gym in Oklahoma City to host his annual basketball camp, Kevin Durant sent a text message to Team USA Coach Mike Krzyzewski to let him know that he needed to talk about something important. Durant had made up his mind that he was drained and could no longer dedicate his summer..." November 04

  • Paul George apparently hitting jumpers 3 months after gruesome injury

    Fox Sports "It's been nearly three months since Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg on Aug. 1, and he wasn't expected to return to the court for the Pacers this upcoming season by any reports. When George was reportedly walking with only a slight limp at Indiana's media day in September, it was..." October 22

  • Paul George refutes report he didn’t want to play with Kobe Bryant: ‘Media reaching again’

    Pro Basketball Talk "The largest sports media outlet in existence published two hit jobs on Kobe Bryant inside of the same week. The first piece, which was in defense of placing Bryant at 40 in their individual player rankings, wasn’t worth responding to, mainly because of the bizarre, angry tone with which the..." October 22

  • Paul George remains hopeful he can return for the playoffs "It sounds crazy, if you've watched the injury. (Note: Do not go watch the injury. No good can come of that.) But Paul George still believes there's a chance that he can play again this season after he recovers from his severely broken leg. He just needs a little help: The Pacers need to make the..." October 01

  • Judge slams Paul George for being a deadbeat dad

    New York Post "A Manhattan judge slammed NBA All-Star Paul George for being a deadbeat dad in a searing paternity ruling, The Post has learned. “Even though it is all but certain that [George] is the father of the 5-month-old baby girl at the center of this case,” Justice Matthew Cooper writes, “he has gone..." September 23

  • Larry Bird calls Paul George’s tweets ‘thoughtless’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George’s tweets on the Ray Rice situation were crude, inappropriate and damaging. He’s already tweeted an apology, and now the Pacers are on full damage control. Pacers release: Statement from Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird: "Paul George’s tweets from earlier..." September 11

  • Paul George apologizes to victims after tweeting about Ray Rice

    Washington Post "Paul George has a little too much time on his hands. The Indiana Pacers star, out for the year with a broken leg he suffered during a Team USA exhibition scrimmage in August, apologized Thursday morning after taking to Twitter to weigh in on the Ray Rice controversy…specifically the part of the..." September 11

  • Paul George Tweeted Some Controversial Comments On Ray Rice Case

    Huffington Post "Indiana Pacers superstar Paul George had some controversial thoughts on the Ray Rice domestic violence situation and decided to post them on his Twitter page. The tweets have since been deleted, but here are some screenshots." September 11

  • Paul George bought all his old 24 gear, donated it to his high school

    Pro Basketball Talk "Paul George is switching numbers when he returns, he will go to No. 13. So then we can all call him PG-13. It’s all about the marketing. Because of when he applied (and the fact he is likely out for all of next season) George was not required to buy all the old 24 gear on the" August 14

  • Pacers' Paul George switching jersey to No. 13

    Sporting News "In an ironic turn, Paul George, who chose No. 24 because of his idol, Kobe Bryant, has decided to change his jersey number,'s Darren Rovell reports . While George will not play for the Pacers during the 2014-15 season, he will sell plenty of jerseys as fans look to honor him. George..." August 12

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    David Aldridge @daldridgetnt

    Pacers will apply 4 Disabled Player Exception to replace Paul George, per source. Can sign free agent for 1yr at $5.3M.

  • Paul George suffers serious leg injury during Team USA scrimmage "Indiana Pacers guard/forward Paul George suffered an extremely severe leg injury in the Team USA scrimmage Friday night. He pursued James Harden in transition defense, then landed awkwardly against the stanchion, at which point a replay from ESPN clearly showed his leg fracturing. George was..." August 02

  • Paul George’s baby mama suing for sole custody

    Page Six "A former stripper wants sole custody of her 2-month-old girl because the child’s NBA star-dad is too busy on the court to be a parent, according to court papers. Attorneys for Indiana Pacers forward Paul George revealed his ex-lover’s previously sealed paternity lawsuit when they moved the case..." June 25

  • Sources: George nets $7M for All-NBA nod "The happiest member of the just-announced All-NBA teams is likely Paul George, who had a large clause in his contract triggered by being named to the third team on Wednesday. As part of the contract that George signed with the Indiana Pacers last summer, making the All-NBA team activates a..." June 04

  • Top defender Noah highlights 2014 All-Defensive Team "Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah, winner of the 2013-14 Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award, headlines the 2013-14 NBA All-Defensive First Team, the NBA announced today. Noah, who received 105 First Team votes (223 points), makes his second consecutive appearance on the First..." June 02

  • Ex-stripper slaps Pacers’ Paul George with paternity suit

    Page Six "Indiana Pacers forward Paul George is being sued by a former stripper after she gave birth to a baby girl she says is his daughter, Page Six has exclusively learned. Arresting brunette Daniela Rajic, 24, gave birth to daughter Olivia on May 1, and Wednesday filed a paternity suit against George..." May 30

  • Paul George fined $25,000 for criticizing officials "The NBA has fined Pacers forward Paul George $25,000 for publicly criticizing the officials following Indiana’s 102-90 loss to Miami in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference finals on Monday. George was upset with the 34-17 free throw disparity and implied that the officials had favored the Heat..." May 27

  • Paul George puts onus on officiating "Saying he felt the Heat maybe got "home cooking," Indiana Pacers star Paul George cited officiating as a difference-maker in his team's Game 4 loss in the Eastern Conference finals, putting him at risk for drawing a fine from the NBA. The Heat took 17 more free throws and were called for 10..." May 27

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Paul on Lance: "He’s doing it to the wrong guy. He’s barking up the wrong tree. LeBron is the same way, he feeds off that kind of energy."

  • Paul George cleared to face Heat "Indiana Pacers star Paul George has been cleared to face the Miami Heat in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals Saturday night, the team announced. George suffered a concussion in a Game 2 loss to Miami on Tuesday night that evened the series at 1-1. He will participate in the team's..." May 24

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    Candace Buckner @CandaceDBuckner

    Paul George (concussion) will be a game day decision on Saturday, per Frank Vogel.

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    There's an increasing confidence around Pacers that Paul George will meet benchmarks of NBA's concussion protocol before Game 3 on Saturday.

  • Paul George Diagnosed With a Concussion "Tuesday night, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George took a knee to the back of his head during the fourth quarter of the Eastern Conference Finals game against Miami. Immediately after the play, George exhibited no symptoms of a concussion and, in response to questions from the Pacers’ medical..." May 22

  • Paul George carries Pacers to Game 4 win over the Wizards

    Washington Post "When it was over and the Indiana Pacers sent the red-and-white-clad crowd home wondering if Verizon Center had hosted its final game of the NBA postseason, the only clues that star Paul George had just finished a virtuoso playoff performance Sunday night came from his sweat-soaked yellow jersey..." May 12

  • Paul George robbed during Game 5 loss

    New York Post "Paul George’s week keeps getting worse. While the No. 1 seed Pacers were losing Game 5 to the Hawks — falling one game away from a stunning first-round exit — Indiana’s star player’s house was being robbed of approximately $16,000 worth of items, including a platinum All-Star ring, according to..." April 29

  • Paul George, David West request some rest; Pacers will sit some guys in final games

    Pro Basketball Talk "After the most recent Pacers loss coach Frank Vogel said he thought his starters looked tired. This was a team that put a premium earlier in the season on getting the No. 1 seed in the East and they have faded lately, they have looked mentally disinterested (save vs. Miami) so maybe there is..." April 08

  • Pacers F Paul George airs frustrations with referees

    USA Today "On Saturday, Paul George dribbled the ball behind his back, then between his legs and scored easily at the rim. Then, George displayed a dizzying first-step move to the basket that would have left a defender scrambling to stay in front of him, and once again flipped in a layup. Time after time,..." March 30

  • Pacers' Paul Geroge denies 'Catfish' story

    USA Today "Indiana Pacers forward Paul George said Monday that photos that recently surfaced of him were not part of a catfish scheme, but a fake story intended to disparage him. George commented for the first time on a story that appeared over the weekend suggesting he had been tricked into sending..." March 25

  • John Wall, Paul George among dunk contestants "The contestants for the 2014 NBA Dunk Contest, along with the Skills Challenge and 3-Point Contest, are scheduled to be announced Thursday, but of course reports are already leaking out about who's going to participate. Damian Lillard was reported on last night, you can find more on that here...." February 06

  • Expected 2014 NBA All-Star Game starters "On Thurday night at 7 p.m. ET, TNT's "Inside the NBA" will announce the 2014 NBA All-Star starters. We've gota pretty good idea of what that's going to look like based on earlier returns. Here are the expected results. The big questions: Will Chris Paul re-take his spot from Stephen Curry for..." January 23

  • Pacers' Paul George hasn't declined dunk contest, wants competition "Indiana Pacers' star Paul George supposedly declined to participate in the 2014 Dunk Contest at All-Star Weekend in New Orleans, according to the Indy Star. While George does apparently prefer to rest during the weekend instead of participating in the skills competition, dunk contest, and 3-point..." January 20

  • Paul George asked to be a huge part of allstar weekend

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Pacers have been the best team in the league over the first half of the season, and have the best record to show for it. They’ve consistently played at an elite level, and Paul George has been the team’s best player during that stretch. It makes sense, then, that the league would like to..." January 19

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George is a little bit under the weather, stopped up & w/ watery eyes. “I’m working through it. Not to do much today was good for me."

  • Kawhi Leonard, Paul George and the ecosystem of shots

    San Antonio Express-News "If we’ve learned anything about Kawhi Leonard so far, and we’ve learned a lot, it’s that the young small forward with king crabs for hands and a personality that makes Tim Duncan look like Magic Johnson does not lack for confidence. Leonard responded “oh, yeah” when asked earlier this season if..." December 06

  • George, Pacers separate themselves in 95-86 win over Jazz

    Indianapolis Star "For as much as Paul George wants to united with his teammates, he longs to feel separated. Not from his Indiana Pacers. No, George will take high-profile national interview requests and ask to bring his friends along. George wants to be known as a man apart amongst his peers. Detached from..." December 05

  • George leads Pacers to 103-96 overtime win over Knicks

    Indianapolis Star "It’s been 185 days since Roy Hibbert stalled Carmelo Anthony’s drive to the basket in midair; 185 days since Lance Stephenson erupted for 25 points in Game 6, at once proving the worth and wait Larry Bird had invested in him; 185 days since the Pacers sent the Knicks abruptly into their summer..." November 21

  • Nuggets coach Brian Shaw remains close with Pacers' Paul George

    Denver Post "Rising Indiana Pacers star Paul George will always remain close to Nuggets coach Brian Shaw's heart. George is off to a stellar start for the Pacers this season, leading the team in points and steals and ranking second in rebounds going into their game Saturday night against Chicago. Shaw,..." November 17

  • Pacers' George, Suns' Markieff Morris named Players of the Week "The Indiana Pacers' Paul George and the Phoenix Suns' Markieff Morris today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Mon., Nov. 4-Sun., Nov. 10. George led Indiana to the only undefeated record in the Eastern Conference on the week (4-0)...." November 11

  • Paul George: Bulls' success is 'Jordan era,' this one is ours "Lance Stephenson slammed in a dunk late in the Indiana Pacers’ 97-80 victory over the Chicago Bulls, landed in the paint below and threw back his head, baying at the moon or just going primal. It was his 17th shot and his fifth basket, a ratio that rattled around his head all night. But never..." November 07

    2013 - 2014 Pro Sports Daily NBA Player Rankings (1 - 25)

    PSD Staff When ESPN released their NBA player rankings for the 2013 – 2014 season, a lot of us here at Pro Sports Daily questioned their methodology. Specifically, we questioned why they would rank Kobe Bryant #25 with players like Roy Hibbert, Chris Bosh and other questionable players ahead of him. We... October 31

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George jammed his right index finger. "I won’t allow it to affect me tomorrow. It’s a little swollen but nothin a little ice can’t fix"

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George (bronchitis) was back at practice today.

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    Scott Agness @ScottAgness

    Paul George (fever) Roy Hibbert (rest) and David West (rest) out tonight vs Mavs.

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