Paul George RUMORS & NEWS

  • Paul George says Pacers capable of scoring 115 points a night

    Indianapolis Star "The Indiana Pacers ran fast, scored 113 points Tuesday and won their preseason opener over the New Orleans Pelicans. The Pacers’ performance pleased new coach Nate McMillan. The Pacers’ reward Wednesday for such a performance? A grueling, two-hour practice back at Bankers Life Fieldhouse – more..." October 06

  • Paul George says 'this is my year' to win MVP

    Fox Sports "The race for MVP in the NBA this season feels more wide open than it has in the past. And Paul George believes the door might be open for him to sneak in. In an interview with SiriusXM NBA Radio (via NBC Sports), George made it clear that it's an individual goal for him to win the MVP this..." September 29

  • Larry Bird: Paul George will get max contract if he wants it

    Larry Brown Sports "It sounds like the Indiana Pacers signing Paul George to a max contract is a matter of when, not if. According to Larry Bird, the Pacers have something of a standing offer of a max deal to George, who can sit down and talk about it with them at his leisure." September 25

  • Pacers Ready to Sign Paul George to Max Deal

    Bleacher Report "Indiana Pacers team president Larry Bird told Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star that he feels star Paul George is a max contract player. Per Taylor, Bird added he and George discussed a possible deal over the summer and that the team will agree to a max deal when George is ready." September 21

  • Pistons’ Reggie Jackson stays in summer pad with Pacers' Paul George

    Detroit Free Press "It was a good plan. Good friends and Central Division rivals Reggie Jackson and Paul George agreed to split the cost of renting a place just south of Los Angeles during the summer. Sensible, since George is a California guy and Jackson conducts his off-season workout regimen on the West..." September 21

  • Paul George is giving away 5,000 tickets to WNBA legend's last regular-season game

    Fox Sports "After 16 seasons, 10 All-Star selections, a Finals MVP and league title, WNBA icon Tamika Catchings will play her final regular-season game for the Indiana Fever this Sunday. Catchings, now 37 years old and just a few weeks removed from winning her fourth Olympic gold medal with Team USA, will..." September 15

  • Kevin Durant And Paul George Thought The Rio Olympics Would Be Easier

    Uproxx "The good news for Team USA after the group stage of the Rio Olympics is that they remain undefeated at 5-0 and won their group. The bad news is that despite not yet having suffered a loss, the American squad isn’t looking anywhere near as dominant as people expected them to be. After destroying..." August 15

  • Paul George knew Australia could be ‘a little dirty’

    Larry Brown Sports "The U.S. men’s basketball team got a real test from Australia during the Group A game between the countries on Wednesday and escaped with a 98-88 win. Australia played a tough, physical game and even led going into halftime before Carmelo Anthony and Kyrie Irving helped lead the U.S. to victory..." August 11

  • Paul George wants to meet with French Olympic gymnast with shattered leg

    USA Today "U.S. Olympic basketball player Paul George is trying to set up a meeting with injured French gymnast Samir Ait Said. George has a level of empathy that most people don’t. Two summers ago in a scrimmage before the FIBA World Cup, the Indiana Pacers star sustained a compound fracture of the right..." August 08

  • Paul George denies getting crossed in win over China, blames sneakers

    Larry Brown Sports "USA Basketball cruised to a 119-62 victory over China in their first taste of official Olympic action on Saturday, but the win came at the expense of Paul George’s ankles. With the game winding down in the fourth quarter, George got his ankles banished to the shadow realm with a quick crossover..." August 07

  • Pacers, George had initial talks on contract extension

    Uproxx "Indiana Pacers star Paul George has three years remaining on a contract with a player option for the final year in 2018-19, but a new report states that the two sides have already begun discussing an extension. George signed his current contract on Sept. 25, 2013, and he can’t sign an extension..." August 06

  • Pacers' George glad Bird is adding talent, not letting him 'waste' years

    Indianapolis Star "During the playoffs last season, Paul George came up with a new mantra. The Pacers were underdogs against the Toronto Raptors. George knew he would have to great – incredible, in fact – to lead the Pacers to second round. “It’s on me,” George said then. Living up to those three words, he was..." July 29

  • Why Paul George continues to chase Olympic dream after devastating injury

    Yahoo! Sports "During that traumatic, disquieting time when Paul George went from crashing into a basket stanchion to being carted off the floor, strapped on a gurney, at UNLV’s Thomas & Mack Center two years ago, Team USA participants lowered their heads in silence, prayed softly to themselves or turned away in..." July 23

  • 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