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Paul George
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Team: IndianaHeight: 6-9 Born: 5/2/1990
Position: G-FWeight: 225 Birthplace: Sun Valley, California
College: Fresno StateDraft: 1st Round 10th pick by Pacers (2010)


Latest News
May 21 11:26 AM PT12:26 PM MT1:26 PM CT2:26 PM ET18:26 GMT2:26 11:26 AM MST1:26 PM EST22:26 UAE20:2614:26 ET1:26 PM CT17:26 - George has been cleared to play after being diagnosed with a concussion and the Pacers announced he is expected to play in Game 3 against Miami on Saturday night.
Analysis: George said Friday at practice that he feels like he is 100 percent after he was injured Tuesday night during the Game 2 loss to Miami that evened the Eastern Conference finals at 1-1. The NBA's concussion policy states that once a player is diagnosed, he needs to be ''held out of all activity until he is symptom-free at rest'' and until neurological signs return to normal. George had to go through tests of increasing exertion before being cleared.
Apr. 29 11:27 AM PT12:27 PM MT1:27 PM CT2:27 PM ET18:27 GMT2:27 11:27 AM MST1:27 PM EST22:27 UAE20:2714:27 ET1:27 PM CT17:27 - George had his platinum All-Star ring valued at $15,000 stolen from his home Monday night.
Analysis: The Indianapolis police report said there was no forced entry in the burglary, estimating the total value of items taken at nearly $16,000. The ring from the 2014 game included multiple diamonds. Also taken was a watch valued at $700. George's parents, who attended Monday night's playoff game against Atlanta, reported the theft shortly before midnight and not long after the Pacers lost 107-97 to fall into a 3-2 deficit in their best-of-seven series with the Hawks.
Apr. 13 12:19 PM PT1:19 PM MT2:19 PM CT3:19 PM ET19:19 GMT3:19 12:19 PM MST2:19 PM EST23:19 UAE21:1915:19 ET2:19 PM CT18:19 - George had 20 points and 12 rebounds Sunday against the Thunder.
Analysis: George wraps up his fantasy season in the regular-season finale at Orlando.
Apr. 9 11:43 AM PT12:43 PM MT1:43 PM CT2:43 PM ET18:43 GMT2:43 11:43 AM MST1:43 PM EST22:43 UAE20:4314:43 ET1:43 PM CT17:43 - The slumping Indiana Pacers will rest all five starters Wednesday night against Milwaukee, even as they chase the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference.
Analysis: Coach Frank Vogel told reporters at the Pacers' shootaround that none of his top five had worked out and they would all sit out the game. He says it's a chance for George, David West, Roy Hibbert, George Hill and Lance Stephenson to get some minor injuries healed, and for the bench players to get back on track by playing extended minutes.
Apr. 2 8:08 PM PT9:08 PM MT10:08 PM CT11:08 PM ET3:08 GMT11:08 8:08 PM MST10:08 PM EST7:08 UAE (+1)05:0823:08 ET10:08 PM CT2:08 - George had his highest-scoring game in more than two weeks on Wednesday, finishing with 27 points in the team's win over Detroit. He also added 13 rebounds and seven assists.
Analysis: The All-Star had been averaging 16.1 points on 31.8 percent shooting over the team's last eight games, which Indiana was 2-6 in.
Mar. 30 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST3:05 UAE (+1)01:0519:05 ET6:05 PM CT22:05 - George was 5 of 13 for 15 points and committed four turnovers in Sunday's loss to Cleveland.
Analysis: George is averaging 17.1 points on just 30.8 percent shooting over his last eight contests. He's also just 13 of 45 from deep during that stretch after previously hitting 36.8 percent of his 3-point attempts on the season.
Mar. 29 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET4:06 GMT12:06 9:06 PM MST11:06 PM EST8:06 UAE05:060:06 ET10:06 PM CT3:06 - George saw his shooting woes continue in a loss to the Wizards on Friday night.
Analysis: George made 6 of 22 shots for 19 points. He is shooting 29.9 percent in his last seven games with a ghastly 22 turnovers to 21 assists in that span.
Mar. 21 7:04 PM PT8:04 PM MT9:04 PM CT10:04 PM ET2:04 GMT10:04 7:04 PM MST9:04 PM EST6:04 UAE (+1)03:0422:04 ET8:04 PM CT1:04 - George had a triple-double in a 91-79 win over the Chicago Bulls on Friday night.
Analysis: George finished with 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 10 assists for his second career triple-double. His jumper is currently broke - he's made 11 of his last 44 shots - so you need his passing and rebounding to compensate for his scoring woes.
Mar. 20 9:46 PM PT10:46 PM MT11:46 PM CT12:46 AM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE05:460:46 ET10:46 PM CT3:46 - George continues to struggle with his shot, going 2 of 9 from deep and 4 of 17 from the field with 17 points in Wednesday's loss to the Knicks.
Analysis: George is averaging 18.8 points over his last eight contests while shooting just 27.3 percent from beyond the arc. He had been shooting 37.6 percent from deep on the season.
Mar. 18 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET4:36 GMT12:36 9:36 PM MST11:36 PM EST8:36 UAE05:360:36 ET10:36 PM CT3:36 - George was just 4 of 14 from the field but hit 15 of 16 free throws and scored 24 in Monday's win over Philadelphia.
Analysis: George has hit 43 of his last 45 free-throw attempts over seven games. Considering his career-best 87.6 free-throw percentage, fantasy owners would probably like him to shoot more free throws than his average of 5.8 per contest.
Mar. 16 10:59 PM PT11:59 PM MT12:59 AM CT1:59 AM ET5:59 GMT13:59 10:59 PM MST12:59 AM EST9:59 UAE06:591:59 ET11:59 PM CT4:59 - George scored 30 in Saturday's win at Detroit.
Analysis: George was just 2 of 10 from beyond the arc but also a perfect 10 of 10 from the free-throw line, his second such performance from the charity stripe this season. He's hitting a career-best 87.3 percent of his free throws.
Mar. 4 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CT2:07 - George scored 26 in a 98-96 loss to the Warriors on Tuesday night.
Analysis: George added 12 rebounds in a complete fantasy effort.
Mar. 1 8:01 PM PT9:01 PM MT10:01 PM CT11:01 PM ET4:01 GMT12:01 9:01 PM MST11:01 PM EST8:01 UAE05:0123:01 ET10:01 PM CT3:01 - George led the Pacers with 25 points Saturday in a win over Boston.
Analysis: George scored 10 of Indiana's last 12 points so it took a clutch finish to reward fantasy owners.
Feb. 27 6:29 PM PT7:29 PM MT8:29 PM CT9:29 PM ET2:29 GMT10:29 7:29 PM MST9:29 PM EST6:29 UAE (+1)03:2921:29 ET8:29 PM CT1:29 - George scored 18 points to help the Indiana Pacers rally for a 101-96 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night.
Analysis: More is expected now from George now that he is one of the NBA's superstars. Fantasy owners have every right to be a bit disappointed.
Feb. 26 9:33 PM PT10:33 PM MT11:33 PM CT12:33 AM ET5:33 GMT13:33 10:33 PM MST12:33 AM EST9:33 UAE06:330:33 ET11:33 PM CT4:33 - George's shot was off, though he still scored 20 points while going 6 of 18 in Tuesday's win over the Lakers.
Analysis: George cooled off a bit, going 1 for 5 from 3-point range after tallying 67 points over his previous two games on 8-of-13 shooting from deep.
Feb. 19 9:18 PM PT10:18 PM MT11:18 PM CT12:18 AM ET5:18 GMT13:18 10:18 PM MST12:18 AM EST9:18 UAE06:180:18 ET11:18 PM CT4:18 - George enjoyed a solid first outing following the All-Star break, scoring 26 points and hitting 4 of 8 3-point attempts in Tuesday's win over Atlanta.
Analysis: George is 12 of 25 from 3-point range over his last four contests.
Feb. 19 8:05 PM PT9:05 PM MT10:05 PM CT11:05 PM ET4:05 GMT12:05 9:05 PM MST11:05 PM EST8:05 UAE05:0523:05 ET10:05 PM CT3:05 - George led Indiana with 35 points in Wednesday night's loss to the Wolves.
Analysis: George had 26 the night before so he has come out of the break on fire.
Jan. 14 8:17 PM PT9:17 PM MT10:17 PM CT11:17 PM ET4:17 GMT12:17 9:17 PM MST11:17 PM EST8:17 UAE05:1723:17 ET10:17 PM CT2:17 - Paul George scored 31 points, making four 3-pointers, to lead the Pacers to a 116-92 victory over the Sacramento Kings on Tuesday night.
Analysis: The scoring output was George's highest since he had 32 points on Dec. 8. The forward finished 10 of 18 from the field in the victory.
Jan. 9 9:58 PM PT10:58 PM MT11:58 PM CT12:58 AM ET5:58 GMT13:58 10:58 PM MST12:58 AM EST9:58 UAE06:580:58 ET11:58 PM CT3:58 - George scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds Wednesday in a loss at Atlanta.
Analysis: He went 11 of 25 from the floor, which is actually his best shooting night in his last six games. He's shooting just 37.5 percent since Dec. 31 and 22.0 percent from 3-point range.
Dec. 31 8:19 PM PT9:19 PM MT10:19 PM CT11:19 PM ET4:19 GMT12:19 9:19 PM MST11:19 PM EST8:19 UAE05:1923:19 ET10:19 PM CT2:19 - George scored 21 points despite some uneven shooting Tuesday in a 91-76 win over the Cavs.
Analysis: George missed nine of 11 3-point shots as his long range efforts were bricks clanging off the rim. He's too good a player for that to continue.
Dec. 29 9:53 PM PT10:53 PM MT11:53 PM CT12:53 AM ET5:53 GMT13:53 10:53 PM MST12:53 AM EST9:53 UAE06:530:53 ET11:53 PM CT3:53 - George was stellar again with 24 points on 9-of-13 shooting in Saturday's win over Brooklyn.
Analysis: George has been even better than usual lately, averaging 24.6 points on 55.8 percent shooting over his last five contests.
Dec. 24 10:28 PM PT11:28 PM MT12:28 AM CT1:28 AM ET6:28 GMT14:28 11:28 PM MST1:28 AM EST10:28 UAE07:281:28 ET12:28 AM CT4:28 - George scored 26 points in Monday's win at Brooklyn.
Analysis: George has posted at least 24 points in four straight games, a stretch during which he is shooting 53.1 percent.
Dec. 22 8:59 PM PT9:59 PM MT10:59 PM CT11:59 PM ET4:59 GMT12:59 9:59 PM MST11:59 PM EST8:59 UAE05:5923:59 ET10:59 PM CT2:59 - George had 24 points in Sunday's 106-79 win over Boston.
Analysis: George was superb against the Celtics, making 9 of 13 shots. The Pacers are 28-1 at home since the start of last season when George shoots at least 43.0 percent.
Dec. 19 9:12 PM PT10:12 PM MT11:12 PM CT12:12 AM ET5:12 GMT13:12 10:12 PM MST12:12 AM EST9:12 UAE06:120:12 ET11:12 PM CT3:12 - George scored 18 of his 25 points in the second half of Wednesday's 97-94 loss at Miami.
Analysis: George also added eight rebounds, six assists and two steals. George is averaging an NBA-best 14.6 points in the second half.
Dec. 14 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - George had his worst shooting night of the season, going 2 of 12 with 10 points, but it didn't keep Indiana from a 99-94 home win over Charlotte on Friday.
Analysis: George has flamed out a little bit over his last two games with 27 points on 6-of-23 shooting. He averaged 30.5 points on 50.6 percent shooting in the previous four contests.
Dec. 9 10:45 PM PT11:45 PM MT12:45 AM CT1:45 AM ET6:45 GMT14:45 11:45 PM MST1:45 AM EST10:45 UAE07:451:45 ET12:45 AM CT4:45 - George was 9 of 17 and scored 32 in Sunday's loss to Oklahoma City.
Analysis: George is shooting 50.0 percent from the field over his last eight games, including 50.9 percent from 3-point range.
Dec. 8 10:51 PM PT11:51 PM MT12:51 AM CT1:51 AM ET6:51 GMT14:51 11:51 PM MST1:51 AM EST10:51 UAE07:511:51 ET12:51 AM CT4:51 - George scored 28 points and the Indiana Pacers powered past San Antonio 111-100 Saturday night, snapping an 11-game skid against the Spurs.
Analysis: George made nine of 14 shots and all four from 3-point range after scoring 19 points on 7-of-20 shooting in a win in Utah on Wednesday. He boosted his scoring average to 24.8 with Saturday's performance and is averaging 26.6 points away from home.
Dec. 2 10:05 PM PT11:05 PM MT12:05 AM CT1:05 AM ET6:05 GMT14:05 11:05 PM MST1:05 AM EST10:05 UAE07:051:05 ET12:05 AM CT4:05 - George kept rolling along with 27 points in Sunday's victory over the Clippers.
Analysis: George is 17 of 34 from 3-point range over his last six games and is shooting a career-best 40.4 percent from deep on the season.
Nov. 26 9:36 PM PT10:36 PM MT11:36 PM CT12:36 AM ET5:36 GMT13:36 10:36 PM MST12:36 AM EST9:36 UAE06:360:36 ET11:36 PM CT3:36 - George had 26 points on 10-of-16 shooting in Monday's 98-84 win over Minnesota.
Analysis: George has now scored at least 26 points in three of his last four games. He is averaging 24.3, a huge jump from last season's mark of 17.4.
Nov. 20 8:31 PM PT9:31 PM MT10:31 PM CT11:31 PM ET4:31 GMT12:31 9:31 PM MST11:31 PM EST8:31 UAE05:3123:31 ET10:31 PM CT2:31 - George scored 35 points, including three tying free throws in the closing seconds of regulation, in Wednesday's overtime win over the Knicks.
Analysis: George had scored 34 points over his previous two games combined.
Nov. 15 8:38 PM PT9:38 PM MT10:38 PM CT11:38 PM ET4:38 GMT12:38 9:38 PM MST11:38 PM EST8:38 UAE05:3823:38 ET10:38 PM CT2:38 - George continues to be a consistently efficient scorer, netting 22 points on 10-of-18 shooting in Friday's win over Milwaukee.
Analysis: George didn't have the best night from 3-point range, going 2 for 8, but he remains a rock-solid fantasy option.
Nov. 6 9:45 PM PT10:45 PM MT11:45 PM CT12:45 AM ET5:45 GMT13:45 10:45 PM MST12:45 AM EST9:45 UAE06:450:45 ET11:45 PM CT3:45 - George had 31 points and 10 rebounds in Tuesday's win for the unbeaten Pacers.
Analysis: George is averaging 27 points and shooting 52.9 percent through the first four games.
Sep. 23 9:59 AM PT10:59 AM MT11:59 AM CT12:59 PM ET16:59 GMT0:59 9:59 AM MST11:59 AM EST20:59 UAE18:5912:59 ET11:59 AM CT15:59 - Indiana Pacers President Larry Bird put away his golf clubs Monday and went back to work trying to sign George to a long-term contract.
Analysis: If they don't reach a deal with George, the NBA's most improved player last season, he could become a free agent next summer. George has repeatedly said he wants to stay in Indy, and Bird and coach Frank Vogel said Monday they intend to keep him in town. The hope is the two sides can reach a deal before the start of this season. Indiana opens training camp Saturday.

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