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Anyone who has siblings knows how competitive games can be, and emotions can definitely run high in a sibling rivalry. I would swear that any competition between my brother and I had an NBA Finals intensity. Apparently, Paul George had a very similar intensity with his sister, Teiosha, during their basketball games as kids. According to Teiosha, she used to beat Paul so bad that it would bring him to tears.
Here is the quote via Isreal Gutierrez’s profile of George that was linked above:
“I would beat him so bad sometimes, he would cry,” Teiosha said.
However, this was before George had his growth spurt, and became the physical specimen that he is today, which was a surprise to everybody, including Teiosha. Teiosha, who was attending Pepperdine University, hadn’t seen her little brother recently when Paul and their mother came to watch her play:
“I’m walking out of my locker room, and I had my head down and was walking toward them, and I see him standing next to my mom,” she said. “I hardly recognized him. He was just so tall.
“I just said, ‘What the heck have you been doing while I was in college?’”
It’s that growth that gives George the potential to be something special in this league. With the absence of Danny Granger this season for the Indiana Pacers, George has stepped up, and the league has noticed, crowning him this year’s Most Improved Player. I don’t think George is done growing as a player either. He has the build to be a lock-down defender, and can still improve his shooting. Add those two attributes along with his freakish athleticism, and George may be one of the elite players in this league in the next 2-3 years.
Teams may have to give Teiosha a call for a scouting report on how to shut Paul down.
By: Frank Santos
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Paul George triple-doubled Sunday,helping to lead the Pacers past the Atlanta Hawks in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference playoff series.
The 107-90 victory was confident as the Hawks at no point looked like a confident match for the Pacers.
George scored 23 points, launched 12 assists and secured 11 rebounds for the Pacers.
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Indiana forward Paul George was honored Tuesday as the NBA's Most Improved Player.
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A few minutes after accepting the league’s Most Improved Player Award, the 6-foot-9 swingman promised to work even harder to attain the biggest rewards of all — an NBA title and perhaps...
Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George has officially been crowned the NBA's Most Improved Player for 2013.
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Paul George looked like a man possessed during yesterday’s game one of the NBA playoffs versus the Atlantas Hawks in Indiana. George finished with his first career triple-double in the playoffs and this intense block was one of them. This play really sums of the day for both teams. The Pacers, led by George looked focused, while Hawks looked pleased to just be there.
According to Ben Golliver of Sports Illustrated, Indiana Pacers forward Paul George has been named the NBA’s Most Improved Player for the 2012-13 season.
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- This matchup just barely edges out Bulls/Nets as least intriguing first round series, in my opinion.
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