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Could Warriors target Paul George in free agency next summer?

On the surface, it seems absolutely ridiculous. The defending champion Golden State Warriors already have one of the most-talented rosters in NBA history. They boast one of the top-five small forwards in the history of the game (Kevin Durant).So, why would Golden State even consider attempting to sign All-Star forward Paul George next summer?According to Tim Kawakami of The Athletic...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Drew League turns down Paul George’s request to play in playoffs

Most organizations would roll out the red carpet in order to have an NBA star like Paul George make an appearance for them. But that’s not necessarily the case with the Drew League.The famed Los Angeles-based Pro-Am league actually declined Paul George’s request to play in a playoff game on Sunday because his participation would have violated league rules.NBA insider Nate Jones...
Via Larry Brown Sports
12 days ago  |  Discuss

The Paul George and Indiana Pacers relationship, and what other teams can learn 

All relationships don’t end the same. Some end after multiple volatile arguments. The type of arguments where your neighbors give you a concerned look every time they see you, and you must tell them that everything is all right, when deep down you know nothing is right. These are the type of endings to relationships that we read about on celebrity gossip websites. They’re dramatic...
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Dan Gilbert takes shot at Pacers over Paul George trade

All these flavors, and yet Dan Gilbert still chooses to be salty.At Wednesday’s press conference introducing new Cleveland Cavaliers GM Koby Altman, the Cavs owner chimed in on a question directed at Altman about the team’s attempts to acquire Paul George from the Indiana Pacers.“I will say that Indiana could have done better than they did,” Gilbert quipped.Truth be told...
Via Larry Brown Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Cavs rejected Paul George deal & lost out on Chris Paul because of Kyrie Irving

It would be an understatement to say that Kyrie Irving has put the Cleveland Cavaliers in a tough spot.Usually in late July, when summer league is ending and the free agency frenzy has dried up, basketball typically takes a back seat to baseball and the start of football training camp. However, Cavs star, Kyrie Irving, has catapulted the NBA back to the top of the sports world headlines...
Via The Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Paul George gets Benedict Arnold Wikipedia treatment

It’s safe to say that at least one person is a bit salty over Paul George’s departure from the Indiana Pacers.The Wikipedia page of known traitor Benedict Arnold was recently hacked. See if you can spot where it was done. Wikipedia hacks aren’t uncommon. But usually, they deal directly with the person that the hacker is upset with. This hacker could have gone with the obvious...
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July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Paul George will consider ‘everything’ in free agency next summer

The Oklahoma City Thunder were willing to risk trading for Paul George even if they only get to keep him for one season, though George insists he has not made up his mind about where he will end up next summer. And those close to him say the star swingman is not lying.Royce Young of ESPN says he was told by a source with “direct knowledge” of George’s thinking that the 27-year...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Paul George: I'd be 'dumb' to leave Thunder if we can win

The Oklahoma City Thunder took a chance on Paul George as a potential one-year rental, but it sounds like it is hardly a guarantee that they will lose the star swingman in free agency next summer.A lot has been made of George wanting to play for his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, and that is why some teams were unwilling to get into a bidding war to acquire him this offseason. If you...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 11, 2017  |  Discuss

Oklahoma City Police Department trolls Pacers over Paul George trade

Basketball fans were in rare unanimous agreement Friday night: Oklahoma City Thunder GM Sam Presti pulled off a heist. The Thunder brought in superstar Paul George for the low price of Domantas Sabonis and Victor Oladipo (more on the trade here). Apparently, some reported the robbery to the police, who responded in kind. Thunder fans could have been rightfully angry at Presti over...
Via Sportsnaut
June 30, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Celtics view Pacers' demands for George ‘unrealistic’

The entire Paul George situation has yet to play out with free agency getting going around the NBA this upcoming weekend. We already know George has informed his Indiana Pacers that he will not re-sign with them next summer.It’s in this that George has been the subject of a plethora of trade rumors. Obviously, he’s been most linked to his hometown Los Angeles Lakers, a squad...
Via Sportsnaut
June 29, 2017  |  Discuss

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