Found July 17, 2013 on Bloguin Best:
At just less than $3.3 million for this upcoming season, Paul George might be the NBA's most underpaid player (Kyrie Irving's $5.6 million ain't to shabby either). That, however, will change next season, when the 23 year-old becomes a restricted free agent. George has taken a very natural progression in his career so far. He has proven himself to be an effective two-way player, and in last year's playoffs, he showed that he's not that far off from becoming on of the NBA's next perennial All Stars. Teams are going to be lining up next year to throw money at him. That is, unless the Pacers can lock him up to a long term deal before any offer sheets can be sent his way. During a recent radio appearance, George said he and the team had spoken about doing just that. Pacers officials, who one agent recently described to as “the best people in the world to ever do business with,” have talked with George and his camp about their intentions. ...

Paul George is happy in Indiana, but if the Lakers called...

Paul George is coming off his big arrival-on-the-NBA-scene party (despite having been phenomenal in the 2011-12 season as well). He's in the last year of his deal. And if no extension is reached, he'll be a restricted free agent next summer. transcribed an interview with George on ESPN, and the topic of switching teams came up. Great news, Pacers fans! George...

Larry Bird Says Pacers Will Match Any Offer For Paul George

We can put those Paul George to the Lakers rumors to rest for at least the next 3 to five years, or until George gets an opt out clause. On the heels of George saying it would be hard to say no to Kobe Bryant and the Lakers if they came calling in unrestricted free agency, Pacers president, Larry Bird, made it very clear on Thursday that Indiana would match any offer for George...

Paul George Says It Would Be Tough To Say No To Kobe In 2014

I know what you’re thinking, Paul George won’t be a free agent next summer.   That’s correct, but he will be a restricted free agent, free to take an extension from the Pacers, or try to find love elsewhere. George is a L.A. native, and even though he constantly professes his love for Indiana, George told Colin Cowherd of ESPN Radio, that it would be tough to say no to Kobe...

Rookie Extensions For All-Stars Typically Agreed To Quickly

Paul George and the Indiana Pacers have yet to agree to a contract extension and the stakes increased with his comments at the ESPY's that he would have a hard time saying no to Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency. George became eligible to sign an extension on July 1 and is the only player of the 2010 NBA Draft class with an All-Star appearance. The following...

Larry Bird: Pacers will Match Any Offer for Paul George

For all of the coverage LeBron James got throughout the playoffs, one could say it was also the year of the breakout star. Golden State point guard Steph Curry really showcased why he is on the verge of being a superstar and Indiana Pacers guard Paul George did the exact same. Taking the Heat to [...]

Paul George Says ‘It Would Be Tough To Say No’ To Kobe, Lakers Next Offseason

In an interview with “The Herd with Colin Cowherd”  on ESPN radio Tuesday, Pacers All-Star guard, Paul George, was asked about the possibility of changing teams. While he’s happy where he’s at, the LA native said it “would be tough” to turn down Kobe Bryant and his hometown Lakers if the chance to play for them arose. The 23-year-old will become a restricted free agent...

Report: D.J. Augustin To Sign 1-Year Deal With Raptors

D.J. Augustin who played backup point guard for the Pacers last season, has agreed to a 1-year deal with the Toronto Raptors worth $1.26 million, Adrian Wojnarwoski of Yahoo! Sports reports. Augustin averaged 4.7 points and 2.2 assists in 16 minutes off the bench for Indiana.  

Paul George on playing for Lakers: It would be tough to say no to Kobe, playing at home

Photo Credit: Indiana Pacers guard Paul George exploded onto the scene this past season, especially with his phenomenal playoff performance. George and superstar LeBron James traded highlights multiple times during the Pacers showdown with the eventual champion Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals, and the 23-year old guard seems to be an integral part of...

Raptors Sign D.J. Augustin To One Year Deal

Adrian Wojnarowski is reporting that D.J. Augustine has signed a one year deal to play for the Toronto Raptors. D.J. Augustin has reached agreement on a one-year deal with the Toronto Raptors, league sources tell Y! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojYahooNBA) July 17, 2013 The six-year veteran averaged 4.7 points per game, and 2.2 assist per game last season in a backup role with the Pacers.

D.J. Augustin Agrees To One-Year Deal With Raptors

D.J. Augustin has agreed to a one-year, $1.26 million deal with the Toronto Raptors. Augustin played last season for the Indiana Pacers. The Raptors also have Kyle Lowry and Dwight Buycks on their depth chart at point guard.
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