News for Paul George - 2017 9 Category, $200 Cap, 4G/4F/2C

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Tue Jun 2716:03Wall hopes Wizards can pry George away from Pacers
John Wall believes Paul George is the missing piece to the Washington Wizards' championship puzzle.Wall told ESPN's The Undefeated on Monday that he is recruiting George to push for a trade from the Indiana Pacers to the Wizards in order to challenge LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers for Eastern Conference supremacy."I am talking to some guys -- Paul. I know his ultimate goal of where he wants to be. I'm trying to see if we can make something happen," Wall told the website before the NBA awards show."Look at our team. We are one piece away. ... (George) is a guy that can guard LeBron and go back at LeBron. It's a piece that you're going to need to win. If you don't have a guy who can do that, you don't have a chance."Washington was eliminated by the Boston Celtics in a contentious seven-game series in the East semifinals this season. Boston went on to lose to James and Cleveland in five games in the conference finals.George, a four-time All-Star, has been a hot commodity on the ... [More]
Mon Jun 1900:25F Paul George informed Indiana Pacers he won't re-sign with fran...
F Paul George informed the Indiana Pacers he won't re-sign with the franchise and plans to become a free agent after next season, according to multiple reports on Sunday.George can opt out of his contract following the 2017-18 season and become a free agent and is targeting the Los Angeles Lakers as his next club.George reportedly had his agent relay the news now to Indiana president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard so he was upfront with his plans as well as giving the franchise the opportunity to prepare for its future.The Pacers are already shopping George, according to The Vertical. While the four-time All-Star would prefer to be shipped to the Lakers, Indiana reportedly has discussed a potential deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.
Sun Jun 1821:21Pacers F George informs team he will test free agency after next season
All-Star forward Paul George informed the Indiana Pacers he won't resign with the franchise and plans to become a free agent after next season, according to multiple reports on Sunday.George can opt out of his contract following the 2017-18 season and become a free agent and is targeting the Los Angeles Lakers as his next club.The 27-year-old George is from Palmdale, Calif., a desert town about 60 miles north of Los Angeles.George reportedly had his agent relay the news now to Indiana president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard so he was upfront with his plans as well as giving the franchise the opportunity to prepare for its future.The Pacers are already shopping George, according to The Vertical. While the four-time All-Star would prefer to be shipped to the Lakers, Indiana reportedly has discussed a potential deal with the Cleveland Cavaliers.One report said the Pacers are requesting a "substantial package of talent and draft picks" in exchange for George, who averaged a care... [More]
Mon Apr 2401:49F Paul George finished with 15 points on only 5-of- 21 shooting
F Paul George finished with 15 points on only 5-of- 21 shooting. George averaged 32.3 points during the series' first three games.George missed a potential game-tying 3-pointer with one second left."It's really frustrating to continue losing to the same team or the same person (James)," George said. "It's what I work hard for in the summers to try to help lead a team along and ultimately, it's who I am always going to see and face. But again, we just came up short and didn't do enough."When asked if he hopes to remain with the Pacers, George, whose future has been discussed frequently in Indiana, said, "I ain't even at that point yet. Next question."
Fri Apr 2102:25F Paul George scored 36 points, including 21 during dominating s...
F Paul George scored 36 points, including 21 during a dominating second quarter, in Thursday's 119-114 loss to Cleveland. "We came out in the second half with a 25-point lead and had a chance to put our foot on their throat," said George, who also had 15 rebounds and nine assists. "Instead, we came out relaxed and just allowed them to step into wide-open 3-pointers.''
Tue Apr 1805:50G Paul George scored 32 points Monday in Pacers' Game 2 loss at ...
G Paul George scored 32 points Monday in the Pacers' Game 2 loss at Cleveland.
Sun Apr 1603:36F Paul George finished with 29 points for Pacers
F Paul George finished with 29 points for the Pacers. His 3-pointer with 40 seconds left cut the Cavaliers' lead to within a point.
Thu Apr 1312:35NBA roundup: Bulls, Pacers win their way into playoffs
CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls are headed back to the postseason.Jimmy Butler scored a team-high 25 points and Chicago clinched a berth in the Eastern Conference playoffs with a 112-73 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. Rookie forward Paul Zipser added a career-high 21 points off the bench as the Bulls (41-41) earned the No. 8 seed. They will meet No. 1 seed Boston.Archie Goodwin scored 20 points to lead the Nets, who benched a half-dozen players in their final game. Brooklyn (20-62) finished with the worst record in the NBA and the fourth-most losses in franchise history.Pacers 104, Hawks 86INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George tallied 32 points and 11 rebounds, and Jeff Teague added 19 points and seven assists before rolling his left ankle late in the fourth quarter, leading Indiana to a playoff-clinching victory over Atlanta.The Pacers earned the No. 7 seed in the Eastern Conference and will open against the No. 2 seed Cleveland Cavaliers. Teague went directly to the locker room... [More]
Thu Apr 1306:42F Paul George and fined $25,000 by NBA for actions following Mon...
F Paul George and was fined $25,000 by the NBA for his actions following Monday's game. George was fined for public criticism of the officiating on Wednesday following the Pacers' 120-111 victory over the 76ers.
Thu Apr 1306:41F Paul George tallied 32 points and 11 rebounds, leading Indiana...
F Paul George tallied 32 points and 11 rebounds, leading Indiana to a 104-86 playoff-clinching victory against the Atlanta Hawks. George scored 14 first-half points, including four 3-pointers, and added seven rebounds. "I'm excited about the opportunity," said George, who made 12 of 21 field goal attempts against the Hawks. "I guess that's because we're doing everything right. When our back is against the wall, we figure things out. It just showed the character of this team, that we knew all along that we should have been a playoff team. We just had to figure out how to play the right way."
Wed Apr 1219:04Pacers F George, 76ers G Henderson fined
Indiana Pacers forward Paul George and Philadelphia 76ers guard Gerald Henderson were each fined $25,000 by the NBA for their actions during Monday's game.George was fined for public criticism of the officiating on Wednesday following the Pacers' 120-111 victory over the 76ers. Henderson was fined for throwing an elbow to the head of George with 2:59 remaining in the fourth quarter.George stood over Henderson after a collision earlier in the quarter, with the officials handing each player a technical foul. Henderson elbowed George on a drive to the basket with 2:59 left in the contest, drawing a flagrant foul 2.George also received a technical on the play, drawing the ire of the All-Star after the contest."You'll know how I feel about the officials and tonight I really have no faith in them," George told the IndyStar. "I've been warning them all night what (Henderson's) going to do, stuff he's doing and they allow the (expletive) to go on. He was throwing jabs and punches at my stomach all night and I didn't retaliate until late in the game when they weren't doing (expletive) about it.""So he pulled me down, I get double technical for doing nothing and then he throws an elbow at my neck and I get another tech for nothing?" George said. "I really don't have no respect and nothing is there for the officiating. (Expletive) officiating job. I don't care about him. It's the fact that they let him do that. That's the problem I have."
Tue Apr 1105:57F Paul George scored 27 points as Pacers beat 76ers 120-111 on M...
F Paul George scored 27 points as the Pacers beat the 76ers 120-111 on Monday night, but George was ejected after drawing his second technical foul with 2:59 left.George and Philadelphia's Gerald Henderson were each assessed technical fouls when Henderson appeared to pull George down on top of himself with 5:08 left. George drew his second technical when officials ruled he elbowed Henderson with 2:59 remaining. Henderson then elbowed George in the neck on a drive to the basket and was given a flagrant foul-2, resulting in his ejection. George said he had repeatedly complained to the referees about Henderson's physical play during the game.
Sun Apr 905:30F Paul George scored game-high 37 points and Pacers won their th...
F Paul George scored a game-high 37 points and the Pacers won their third consecutive game in impressive fashion, pounding the Orlando Magic 127-112 on Saturday night at the Amway Center.George, who has averaged 31 points in his last six games, hit 14-of-22 shots Saturday.
Fri Apr 712:32NBA roundup: Blazers inch closer to playoff berth
PORTLAND, Ore. -- Allen Crabbe came off the bench to score 25 points and pace the Portland Trail Blazers to a 105-98 victory over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Thursday night at Moda Center.Crabbe sank 8 of 10 shots from 3-point range as Portland rallied from a 15-point third-quarter deficit to end a two-game losing streak.Damian Lillard collected 22 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for the Trail Blazers, who moved 1 1/2 games ahead of Denver in the race for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with three games to play. The Nuggets have four games remaining.Andrew Wiggins scored 36 points and grabbed eight rebounds, and Karl-Anthony Town had 24 points and 16 boards for Minnesota, which was outscored 25-11 in the fourth quarter.Hawks 123, Celtics 116ATLANTA -- Paul Millsap had 26 points and 12 rebounds as Atlanta enhance its playoff chances with a victory over Boston.The win moved the Hawks a half-game ahead of Milwaukee for fifth in the Eastern Conference.... [More]
Fri Apr 706:29F Paul George tallied 23 points and 10 rebounds as Pacers beat M...
F Paul George tallied 23 points and 10 rebounds as the Pacers beat Milwaukee 104-89.
Wed Apr 505:56F Paul George had 35 points and 10 rebounds as Indiana erased 19...
F Paul George had 35 points and 10 rebounds as Indiana erased a 19-point deficit to snap a four-game losing streak.
Mon Apr 303:30F Paul George put up 19 of 43 points in two overtime sessions Su...
F Paul George put up 19 of his 43 points in two overtime sessions Sunday night. George scored 13 points in the second overtime alone. They were the first 13 points of the period for the Pacers, which included two 3-pointers and an old-fashioned three-point play.George added nine rebounds and nine assists.
Sat Apr 103:57F Paul George led Pacers with 28 points and nine rebounds
F Paul George led the Pacers with 28 points and nine rebounds. George paced Indiana with 14 points and four rebounds in the first half as the Pacers led 48-46 at the break.
Thu Mar 3003:47F Paul George led Pacers (37-38) with 22 points
F Paul George led the Pacers (37-38) with 22 points.
Wed Mar 2904:09F Paul George scored 37 points on 12-of-21 shooting in last-seco...
F Paul George scored 37 points on 12-of-21 shooting in a last-second loss to Minnesota. George scored 25 points in the first half, with 13 coming in the first quarter as the Pacers led 25-24. "At this point in the season, you don't have a game like this -- being up four with under a minute (left) and let your opponent beat you -- especially a young team," George said. "It's a frustrating loss."
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