Weekly NBA Fix 8-31-14: Indiana Pacers Take Another International Hit

Welcome to the Weekly NBA Fix for Sunday, Aug. 31, a day when Indiana Pacers president Larry Bird may be rethinking his commitment to international competition. After losing All-Star Paul George for the entire 2014-15 to a gruesome leg injury during a Team USA scrimmage last month, the Pacers will be without backup center Ian […] Weekly NBA Fix 8-31-14: Indiana Pacers Take Another...
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Pacers need David West to carry them

Pat Lovell-USA TODAY Sports The Indiana Pacers are going to be playing without their two best players from last season, after losing Lance Stephenson in free agency and Paul George to a broken leg. Indiana doesn’t have a great outlook for the coming season, and there simply aren’t enough players that can power them through the loss of George especially. One player that the Pacers...
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Paul George And Roy Hibbert Recreate Famous ‘Get Out Me Car’ Vine

Paul George is currently recovering from that nasty broken leg he suffered at a Team USA scrimmage earlier this summer and he likely still can’t drive the Ferrari he got to cheer himself up, but he’s still finding ways to entertain himself. George’s Pacers teammate Roy Hibbert visited him recently, where the duo teamed up to recreate that infamous ‘Get Out Me Car’ Vine...
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Roy Hibbert sits in Paul George’s Ferrari in Instagram video

In case you missed it, Indiana Pacers star Paul George recently bought a brand-new Ferrari 458 and it seems to one of his Pacers teammates was excited to get PG’s ride. Check out the funny Instagram video that Hibbert posted to his Instagram account which shows him sitting in the car: Never Change, Roy Hibbert! *** Hibbert image courtesy of Getty Images
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Paul George goes fishing with Roy Hibbert and friends

As summer vacation wraps up for most of the world, Indiana Pacers Paul George decided to go on a little fishing expedition with one of his teammates and friends. Earlier today, Paul George posted the below Instagram photo of him hanging out with Roy Hibbert and friends-family members on a boat with the below caption: Lake day with the bros and pops… #onelegcandoalot In speaking...
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Paul George takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

A broken leg didn’t stop Indiana Pacers forward Paul George from partaking in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. With his right leg in an air cast and wrapped to protect it from the water, George was doused with ice cold water like so many before him. George wrote this caption “I hate being cold!!! But I had to do it I accept your challenge Larry Bird, Papa John, Mark Ingram@misss_kota ...
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Paul George gets soaked doing Ice Bucket Challenge in Instagram video

We all knew that it was only a matter of time until Indiana Pacers star Paul George would partake in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Only a few short moments ago, George took the rather icy bath and the Instagram video of his Ice Bucket Challenge was posted on his personal account: In case you wanted to know, George nominated Peyton Manning, Andrew Luck and Floyd Mayweather to do...
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Team USA honors Paul George with 'United We Stand' shirts

Playing its first game since Pacers star Paul George suffered a gruesome broken leg during a scrimmage, Team USA played Brazil on Saturday in Chicago, with members of the team honoring George by wearing "United We Stand" shootaround shirts. George is expected to miss the entire 2014-15 season because of his injury. Asked earlier this week about whether the Pacers planned...
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Pacers Injury Update: Paul George has no timetable for return

The Indiana Pacers won 56 games in 2013-2014 and finished eight games ahead of the Chicago Bulls for first in the Central Division. Trying to fend off the Chicago Bulls and the rest of the division may be a more difficult task this upcoming season, particularly with the injury to Paul George. After undergoing successful surgery, Paul indicated that the recovery time will be slow...
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Indiana Pacers: 5 Things to Expect Next Season

Indiana Pacers: 5 Things to Expect Next Season By Josh Morgan: VP and Director of Content At Hoopstuff… You can call these expectations based on analysis and research or just guessing, but these are 5 things I expect to see next season from the Indiana Pacers. 1. Paul George Will Miss the Entire Season I’m still in shock from this whole incident. As a Pacers fan I can’t...
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Paul George Speaks To Reporters Since Horrible Injury (Photos)

It’s great to see Paul George in good spirits.  In a press conference, Paul George shared many insights on his injury and was extremely optimistic. "I don't know yet." @Paul_George24 on his recovery timeline. "We don't want to put a date on it or a time frame on it." — Indiana Pacers (@Pacers) August 15, 2014 "I'm taking this in a positive...
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Paul George on leg injury: It felt like gasoline was on my leg and someone lit a match

Paul George met with the media on Friday for the first time since breaking his leg during a USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas two weeks ago. The Indiana Pacers star said there was no timetable on his return and said USA Basketball should not be blamed for what he described as a “freak accident.” […]
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Paul George 'holding out hope' he can play next season

Paul George spoke to the media at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday afternoon for the first time since breaking his right leg in two places while playing for Team USA two weeks ago. All indications have been that he will miss the 2014-15 season, but the All-Star is holding out hope that he'll heal quickly. "I don't mind taking a year off to get better for the next season...
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Paul George says he watched the video of his leg injury only once

Earlier today, Indiana Pacers star Paul George held his first press conference since his terrible leg injury during the USA Basketball Showcase. Nearing the end of the press conference, George was asked by one of the media members on hand regarding if he had seen the video of the injury. Below is the response as noted by Scott Rafferty on Twitter: Paul George said he watched the...
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Paul George described his leg injury as lighting gasoline with a match

Today, Indiana Pacers star Paul George spoke out for the first time since his gruesome injury during the USA Basketball Showcase. During the press conference at Bankers Life Fieldhouse, George was asked how the injury felt and he provided a very apt response to the question (as noted by Scott Rafferty): Paul George on how his leg felt when the injury happened: "It felt like...
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Paul George Buys Old No. 24 Jerseys, Gives Them To His High School (Photos)

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George truly is a giving man. Before he suffered a tragic season-ending leg injury this offseason, George decided to change his jersey number from 24 to 13. The NBA has a rule that if a player applies to change his number after March, then he must purchase all of the old jerseys that are available on the market. George sent in his application before the...
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Derrick Rose Plans To Reach Out To Paul George During Season

Derrick Rose discussed his wishes to Paul George on Thursday, after the Indiana Pacers' forward suffered a fracture in his leg in Team USA's first exhibition game. Rose plans to reach out to George during the NBA regular season. “You wish that on no one,” Rose said. “The only thing we can do is pray for him. During the season, when everything is still going, I'm...
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Larry Bird On Pacers Wearing Paul George Patch: “He’s Not Dead”

It was announced that Team USA won’t be able to wear a Paul George patch during the World Cup but it can during the remaining exhibition games because FIBA won’t allow it. A reporter asked Pacers’ President Larry Bird about whether the team would also wear a patch during its upcoming season with George sidelined. His response is pretty great: Larry […] The post Larry...
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Paul George Purchased The Rest Of His No. 24 Merchandise, Gave It To His High School (Photos)

Paul George is switching his jersey number from 24 to 13, and according to league rules, a player who changes jersey numbers on the same team has to buy the remaining merchandise from the marketplace. Well, the Pacers forward did just that and made a nice gesture by giving it all to his former high school. @Paul_George24 Thank-you For Everything You’ve given To KHS,We Really...
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Paul George buys up all No. 24 merchandise, donates it to his high school (photos)

Paul George earlier this week was granted permission by the NBA to change his jersey number from 24 to 13. The recovering Indiana Pacers star did so apparently so he could have the nickname, PG-13, which, while pretty clever, is kind of cheesy nevertheless. Be that as it may, NBA rules typically require a player […] The post Paul George buys up all No. 24 merchandise, donates it...
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Paul George Will Be Back to Playing At 100%

According to Dr. Robert Klapper, Paul George will be fine and will be back to his old playing level. A doctor familiar with Paul George’s injury tweeted Wednesday night that there has been no tendon nerve or joint damage. According to Dr. Robert Klapper, Paul George only broke skin and bone and should be back to playing 100% once he is fully healed. PAUL GEORGE. No ligament tendon...
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George buys, donates No. 24 merchandise to old high school

Unfortunately, it will be a while before we see Paul George in an Indiana Pacers uniform. When he returns, we will have to get used to seeing George in a different uniform number than the No. 24 we have become accustomed to seeing him wear. George will be switching to No. 13, giving us the […]
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Paul George Donates #24 Jerseys to Old High School

Despite being sidelined for the season after that horrible leg break, Paul George is keeping himself busy by doing good in the community. George intends to change his jersey number from 24 to 13 when he returns. According to Bleacher Report, he bought out all the remaining Pacers merchandise with the number 24 and donated them to his old Knight high school. NBA rules state that a...
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Paul George to change jersey number so he can have cheesy ‘PG-13′ nickname?

While it will take a bit more effort than one would imagine, Paul George will be sporting a new jersey number with the Indiana Pacers once he gets to the end the long road ahead of him after suffering a ghastly leg injury during a Team USA scrimmage a few weeks back. Once George fully […] The post Paul George to change jersey number so he can have cheesy ‘PG-13′ nickname? appeared...
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Paul George changes number to 13 for a new nickname?

TweetIndiana Pacers All-Star Paul George — who suffered one of the most gruesome leg injuries in recent memory — will be changing his number from 24 to 13, per multiple reports. George originally chose to wear #24 for his idol Kobe Bryant, who changed his number from 8 to 24 mid-way through his career. George’s number change gives him the new nickname PG-13, something ESPN...
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