The Indiana Pacers guard discussed the moment he knew defenders couldn't stop him, and recapped the 2017-18 season. NBA on TNT
If you're hoping Paul George and the Pacers have a reunion next season, Vegas says don't bet on it.
According to Bovada, the odds are 9/1 that Indiana and George reunite.
The Lakers are the favorites at 1/2, followed by the Thunder (4/1) and 76ers (6/1). The Pacers, Cavaliers and Clippers are all 9/1 odds.
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Earlier this week, Pacers General Manager Kevin Pritchard said that he "would want to know first that (George) would fit us. We're different now."
"One of the things we're about, we don't care about big names, we don't care about big personalities we don't care about big brands. What we care about is being humble," he said. "Anybody that fits in, yeah we're interested ... I can't talk on specific players. But if they don't fit that, I'm not interested. It's that simple."
Paul George's agent contacted the Pacers on June 18 of last year and informed them that he would not return after the 2017-18 season and that he preference was to play for the Lakers. Less than two weeks later, he was traded to Oklahoma City.
Hours after he was traded, George posted on Instagram thanking Pacers fans for their support of him and his family.
"I can go on and on with pics and comments but INDIANA.. THANK YOU for all that you've been for my family and I!"
The Lakers were eventually fined $500,000 for tampering.
George acknowledged being interested in playing near Los Angeles in January.
"I have no regrets at all," George said. "All that was said was a destination. I just stated somewhere where I wanted to go play. You ask 70-80 percent of the guys in the league, if they would love to go back home and play in front of their city, play for their home, and that's all I stated. I would've loved to go back home and play for my city. No regrets at all."
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