Originally posted on Pacers Pulse  |  Last updated 2/24/12
Second year Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George just finished with 23 points in the BBVA Rising Stars Challenge on All-Star Friday, second only to MVP Kyrie Irving. The 10th pick of the 2010 draft, George has risen from raw talent to to one of the most promising young players in the NBA. Having grown 2 inches to 6'10" during the offseason, George also worked on his game to become more proficient from the three-point line and continues to be one of the smoothest finishers on the break. He may still need to work on his lazy passing and dribbling, but every commentator in the league only has positive things to say about PG's game.So how far has PG's game come? Last season, George averaged 9.3 points, 4.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists, 1.2 steals and 0.5 blocks and shot 0.446 from the field, 0.349 from three-pont range and 0.773 from the line. This season, apart from a slight dip in FG% to 0.436, PG has improved in every facet of his game and is currently averaging 12.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2....
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