Category Archives: Paul George

NBA scraps East vs. West, takes schoolyard approach to All-Star Game in 2018

Something had to change. “It’s kind of a joke the way we’re playing right now,” Paul George admitted during my conversation with him after All-Star Weekend 2017 in New Orleans. The West topped the East, 192-182, and nearly 400 combined points were scored as both teams shot better than 57 percent. Pelicans big man Anthony…

Paul George says he ‘didn’t know I was gonna be traded’

I still have push notifications on for Paul George’s Instagram account. I should disable it because he’s a former Pacer, but I haven’t yet. When he posts, I immediately get a notification on my iPhone and if you know me, you know I’ll look right away. I’m one of those who has zero notifications, zero…

Pacers Last Week: August 21 — Schedule out, Burke overseas, Wilkins signs, Doherty hired by A-10

A lot happens each week with the Pacers and it’s not easy to stay on top of it. Introducing a new weekly feature, Pacers Last Week, which should help keep you up-to-date on all things Pacers. NBA unveiled the full schedule for the 2017-18 season. No team will play four games in five nights for…

Paul George replies after being left off @Pacers’ tweet

The first date Pacers fans looked for Monday when the NBA released the regular season schedule was when Paul George comes to town with his Oklahoma City Thunder. It will be the first time George, the four-time All-Star, plays in Bankers Life Fieldhouse as an opponent after spending his first seven seasons with the Blue…

Pacers 2017-18 schedule released; Paul George returns on Dec. 13

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The Pacers tip off the 2017-18 regular season at home against the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday, Oct. 18, one day after the league’s opening night. And they’ll be wearing their new uniforms. The NBA released the schedule Monday night and it calls for the Pacers to have 14 back-to backs, play once on national television,…

Pacers Last Week: August 14 — Leaf joins rookies for photo shoot, Burke heads overseas

A lot happens each week with the Pacers and it’s not easy to stay on top of it. Introducing a new weekly feature, Pacers Last Week, which should help keep you up-to-date on all things Pacers. The Pacers hired Tim Brown Jr. as the Basketball Operations Coordinator. He comes to Indiana after two seasons with the…

Lance Stephenson ‘heartbroken’ to see Paul George leave Pacers

Lance Stephenson was “hyped” to be back home with the Pacers, signing a three-year deal to return to Indy at the end of March. He fully expected to play alongside four-time All-Star Paul George for the rest of the season, and for many more years to come. George, however, felt that staying with the Pacers…

Kevin Seraphin changes number — again — to 13

So there will be a player wearing No. 13 for the Pacers this upcoming season after all. On the same day the Pacers’ trade to send Paul George to Oklahoma City became official, Pacers forward Kevin Seraphin quickly snatched up No. 13. This isn’t a prank. His official number has been changed to 13, his…