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Paul George will become eligible for a contract extension this offseason and would become a restricted free agent in the 2014 offseason if a deal with the Indiana Pacers is reached.
“I would hope," George said when asked about getting a maximum contract. “I would hope. Max guys get the job done at this time (the playoffs).’’
George said he is clearly focusing on the playoffs at this point.
“I haven’t really put my mind to that right now,’’ said George. “I really want to focus on what’s at the plate now."
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
Miami will need all the contribution they can get from Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh if they look to advance to their 3rd straight NBA Finals appearance.
The Miami Heat will play the Indiana Pacers tonight in the final game of this best of seven Eastern Conference Finals series. Tip off is scheduled for 8:30 (EST) and the game will be televised on TNT.
Unlike the Western Conference...
After completing his third season, leading the Indiana Pacers to the Eastern Conference finals, Paul George has emerged as one of the top players in the NBA and believes he will one day win the league’s most coveted award, MVP. George averaged 17.4 points, 7.6 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game this season.
According to Fox Sports Florida:
“The more and more I get comfortable...
GAME 7 DRAMA
Paul George had a message for Mario Chalmers after the Miami Heat guard tried flopping on him during Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals. The Indiana Pacers forward was dribbling beyond the 3-point line and deciding what he would do. As he backed up into Chalmers, Chalmers flopped, giving George a wide open look. [...]
The Heat do not flop. Just ask them.
Paul George must not have gotten the memo, though, because in the first quarter of Monday’s Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals, the Pacers forward took umbrage with some of the Heat’s actions. After draining a 3-pointer over a tumbling Mario Chalmers, George jogged back down the floor and shouted in annoyance at the Heat guard.
LeBron James could be assessed his second flopping fine of the postseason/series for his flop during the third quarter of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against the Pacers. Paul George made contact with LeBron James as he moved through a Roy Hibbert screen and toward David West. motioning for the ball. James flailed and hit the deck acting as if he got took a hard shot...
The Indiana Pacers forced a Game 7 last night, but the play of the game came when Paul George dunked on Chris Bosh.
Late in the 1st quarter George was on the fast break; he dribbled by Norris Cole and threw down a monstrous one hand jam on Chris Bosh. This is George’s 2nd big dunk of the conference finals, earlier in the series he dunked on Chris Anderson.
George is turning himself...
Even though the Miami Heat are headed to the NBA Finals for the third consecutive year, Pacers guard Paul George proved he can play with the best of them. George called out Mario Chalmers after sinking a three pointer over the flopping Heat guard. A great series for the 23-year-old even if he was held to seven points on nine attempts in Game 7.
Early in the Indiana Pacers Game 6 win against the Miami Heat, Paul George showed his flying talents, yet again.
With a one minute and a half remaining in the first quarter, George drove right past Norris Cole and then had this posterizing dunk over Chris Bosh.
Still impressive even if this slam by George isn’t even his best in the series.
Indiana Pacers guard Paul George yells at the Miami Heat's Mario Chalmers to "stop flopping" during their Game 7 showdown in the Eastern Conference Finals.
Paul George continues to make a name for himself during the playoffs. The Indiana Pacers forward threw down a sick dunk on Miami Heat forward Chris Bosh during the second quarter of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals on Saturday in Indiana. Every bit as great as the dunk was TNT’s Marv Albert’s call, [...]
The 2013 Eastern Conference Finals wrapped up Monday night with the Miami Heat defeating the Indiana Pacers in a grueling 7 game series. What happen to the Pacers in game 7? they were very competitive all series, except for game 7. I felt the Pacers threw in the towel in the third quarter, from there on they were pretty much down by double-digits for the remainder of the game....
Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
LeBron James scored 29 points for the defending NBA champions, who will host Game 7 on Monday. Dwyane Wade was limited to just 10 as he and Chris Bosh struggled again...
At the end of the first half of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals Saturday night the Miami Heat held a one-point lead, 40-39, over the Indiana Pacers.
Just like the other games in this series this one has been hard fought and full of stellar plays from both teams. Like this one where Indiana's Paul George posterizes Chris Bosh.
Not to be outdone, LeBron...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 11 rebounds, Paul George finished with 28 points, and the Indiana Pacers forced a deciding game in the Eastern Conference finals with a 91-77 victory over the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
LeBron James scored 29 points for the defending NBA champions, who will host Game 7 on Monday. Dwyane Wade was limited to just 10 as he and Chris...