Paul George says his goal is to play this season. He's ran on the underwater pool, plans to do more court work soon.
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
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
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
CBSSports.com "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
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
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
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
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
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 NBA.com..." August 14
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, ESPN.com'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
Pacers will apply 4 Disabled Player Exception to replace Paul George, per source. Can sign free agent for 1yr at $5.3M.
CBSSports.com "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
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
ESPN.com "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
NBA.com "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
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
SI.com "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
ESPN.com "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
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."
ESPN.com "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
Paul George (concussion) will be a game day decision on Saturday, per Frank Vogel.
There's an increasing confidence around Pacers that Paul George will meet benchmarks of NBA's concussion protocol before Game 3 on Saturday.
NBA.com "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
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
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
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
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
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
CBSSports.com "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
CBSSports.com "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
CBSSports.com "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
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
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."
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
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
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
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
NBA.com "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
NBA.com "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
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
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"
Paul George (bronchitis) was back at practice today. http://t.co/saT9ELb7l6
Paul George (fever) Roy Hibbert (rest) and David West (rest) out tonight vs Mavs.
Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird saw Lance Stephenson standing in the crowd during a news conference to announce Paul George’s contract extension and decided to send a little love to the fast-improving guard. “Don’t worry Lance” Bird said. “You’re going to have this next year.” That’s..." September 26
Indianapolis Star "The Indiana Pacers and All-Star forward Paul George will announce his contract extension at a news conference at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Bankers Life Fieldhouse according to a source close to the negotiations. George is eligible for a five-year contract that will pay him approximately $80 million..." September 25
Paul George officially signs extension with Pacers Wednesday morning. pic.twitter.com/TUtSGEwDKh
Indianapolis Star "Indiana Pacers All-Star forward Paul George knew keeping a ‘poker face’ would benefit him in his contract negotiations ... but he couldn’t. “My heart was really here and I couldn’t see myself anywhere else” he said Wednesday during a press conference at Bankers Life Fieldhouse announcing a..." September 25
NBA.com "The biggest question surrounding the Pacers isn’t whether Paul George is going to get a new contract — it’s just a matter of time — but rather how forward Danny Granger is looking. Last year Granger missed all but five games due to a left knee injury. He was shut down during the first week in..." September 25
Yahoo! Sports "All-Star forward Paul George and the Indiana Pacers are finalizing a five-year $90 million-plus maximum contract extension league sources told Yahoo Sports. A deal is expected to be signed this week league sources told Yahoo. For the Pacers and George who was voted the 2013 NBA Most Improved..." September 23