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Indiana Pacers

Position
F
 
Jersey
24
Name  Paul George
Born  5/2/1990
Height  6-9
Weight  220
College  Fresno State
5/23/2014 8:20:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George has passed his concussion tests and is ready to play Game 3 Saturday against the Heat. SOURCE: Kurt Helin, NBC Sports
Insight: George took a nasty spill in Game 2 but it looks like he's all right. The 24-year-old has averaged 19 ppg in the Conference Finals. The series is tied 1-1 with the next two games being played on Miami's home court.
 
5/22/2014 7:00:00 PM
Description: Pacers forward Paul George was back at practice on Thursday, though he didn't take any contact. George was diagnosed with a concussion after his collision with Dwyane Wade Tuesday against Miami. SOURCE: Scott Agness, Pacers.com
Insight: His status is still in question for Game 3 on Saturday night. Luis Scola (5.9 ppg this postseason) would probably start if George can't get clearance to play.
 
5/21/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Indiana small forward Paul George said he blacked out after getting kneed in the head by Dwyane Wade Tuesday night in Game 2. SOURCE: Scott Agness, Pacers.com
Insight: George played the rest of the game with blurred vision but didn't appear to have any concussion symptoms afterwards. Game 3 isn't until Saturday so George will have a few days to rest up.
 
5/18/2014 7:06:00 PM
Description: Pacers forward Paul George put up 24 points Sunday in a Game 1 victory over Miami.
Insight: George shot 7-for-13 from the floor including 3-of-6 from long range. He also added four rebounds and seven assists. Game 2 is Tuesday in Indiana.
 
5/11/2014 10:59:00 PM
Description: Pacers small forward Paul George exploded for 39 points Sunday in a comeback win over Washington.
Insight: It's the most points scored by an Indiana player in the postseason since Anthony Johnson had 40 against New Jersey back in 2006. George (7-of-10 on 3-pointers) scored 28 of his 39 points after halftime. The Pacers can close out the series Tuesday in Game 5.
 
5/10/2014 11:19:00 AM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George didn't shoot particularly well (6-for-15), but did everything else the Pacers needed for his team to win the game 85-63.
Insight: George added eight rebounds, four assists, three steals and a block and went 9-for-10 from the foul line for a game-high 23 points.
 
5/7/2014 9:43:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George had a tough game Wednesday against the Wizards.
Insight: He finished with only 11 points on 5-for-13 shooting. That's George's lowest point total since March 22nd against Chicago (eight points). It didn't matter though as the Pacers won 86-82 to even the series at 1-1. Game 3 is Friday night in Washington.
 
Hot5/4/2014 9:39:00 AM
Description: Pacers small forward Paul George played well in Saturday's Game 7 victory over Atlanta.
Insight: He led all scorers with 30 points on 11-of-23 shooting. George also chipped in with 11 boards, three assists and two steals. He averaged 23.9 ppg for the series. Indiana opens its second-round series Monday against Washington.
 
Hot5/2/2014 4:32:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George will not be suspended for Saturday's Game 7 against the Hawks. George left the bench while Mike Scott and George Hill were having an altercation in Game 6. SOURCE: Chris Littmann, Sporting News
Insight: Pacers fans can all let out a sigh of relief. George has had a good series, averaging 22.8 ppg, 10.7 rpg and 4.8 apg in six contests. He's shot 46.2 percent from three-point range over that stretch.
 
4/26/2014 8:35:00 PM
Description: Pacers small forward Paul George delivered 24 points Saturday in a win against the Hawks.
Insight: George's performance also included ten rebounds, five assists and two blocked shots. The 23-year-old has contributed a double-double each game of this series. Game 5 is Monday at Indiana.
 
4/23/2014 9:52:00 AM
Description: Paul George led Indiana with a game-high 27 points Tuesday in a win over Atlanta.
Insight: George's stat line was almost identical to the one he posted in Game 1 (24 points, ten rebounds, five assists). The only difference was the Pacers won this game by 16 after losing the opener by eight. Paul, a 36.4 percent three-point shooter during the regular season, has made 8-of-15 from that distance in his first two playoff games (53.3 percent).
 
4/22/2014 10:18:00 AM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George (bruised left quadriceps) is probable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Tuesday against Atlanta.
Insight: George was forced to the sidelines for part of Game 1, but did return to post 24 points, 10 rebounds, five assists, four steals and two blocks. He didn't shoot well (6-for-18), but he's an across-the-board contributor and a must start.
 
4/15/2014 10:40:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George (rest) will not play in Wednesday's regular season finale, according to Scott Agness of pacers.com.
Insight: He'll join David West, Lance Stephenson and C.J. Watson on the bench. The 23-year-old George will finish with averages of 21.7 points, 6.8 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 1.9 steals and 2.3 threes, but he only shot 37.7 percent from the field and averaged 19.6 ppg in his final 38 contests. He averaged 23.6 ppg on .464 shooting his first 42 games and was an early MVP candidate.
 
4/9/2014 4:43:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star.
Insight: All five Indiana starters are sitting out for rest on Wednesday. Look for Donald Sloan, Evan Turner, Rasual Butler, Luis Scola and Ian Mahinmi to start against the Bucks.
 
4/8/2014 8:23:00 PM
Description: Indiana forward Paul George could be given the night off to rest Wednesday against the Bucks. SOURCE: Scott Agness, Pacers.com
Insight: As bad as the Pacers have played lately, they should be able to handle Milwaukee without George's help. None of the Pacers' five starters were at practice on Tuesday.
 
4/2/2014 9:47:00 PM
Description: Indiana small forward Paul George had 27 points, 13 rebounds, seven assists, four threes and two steals Wednesday to help the Pacers snap a three-game losing streak.
Insight: George shot 31.8 percent from the field and averaged 16.1 ppg during the Pacers' 2-6 stretch their last eight games.
 
Cold3/22/2014 10:29:00 PM
Description: Indiana small forward Paul George has made just 13-of-54 (.241) from the field over his last four games, including 2-of-10 Saturday at Memphis.
Insight: George was an MVP candidate the first 29 games, when he made 47.5 percent of his shots and averaged 23.9 ppg, but he has quietly shot below 40 percent over his last 41 contests.
 
3/16/2014 9:21:00 AM
Description: Indiana small forward Paul George led a big second half comeback Saturday in a win against Detroit.
Insight: The Pacers trailed by 19 at half time but were able to win 112-104 in overtime. George was largely responsible for the turnaround, producing 30 points, eight rebounds, seven assists and three steals in 46 minutes. Indiana has followed up its season-high four-game losing streak by winning three in a row.
 
Cold3/6/2014 4:37:00 PM
Description: Pacers star Paul George blames last night's poor performance on a stiff back. SOURCE: Indianapolis Star
Insight: George had the worst shooting night of his career on Wednesday, missing all nine of his attempts in a 22-point loss to Charlotte. Despite the injury, George fully expects to play Friday against the Rockets.
 
Cold3/5/2014 9:40:00 PM
Description: Pacers forward Paul George had a miserable night Wednesday against Charlotte (two points, five turnovers, 0-for-9 shooting)
Insight: So did his teammates as Indiana suffered its second-worst loss of the season. George has made just 40.9 percent of his field goal attempts since the All-Star break (65-for-159).
 

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