George played high school basketball for Knight High School before playing two seasons of college basketball at Fresno State. He missed most of the —15 season, but recovered to become an All-Star again inwhen he also won an Olympic gold medal. He was traded to Oklahoma City in As a sophomore, he began the season Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating the JV team, but was moved up to the
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating after the season started.
Despite his accomplishments, George was not considered a major prospect by colleges. In his first game with the Fresno State Bulldogshe scored 14 points in a winning effort against Sacramento State. Entering his sophomore season, he was named the most entertaining player in the West region and
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating eighth most entertaining player in college basketball by Sports Illustrated in their list of the "Top 16 Most Entertaining Players in College Basketball".
On March 31,George announced that he would forgo his final two seasons of
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating eligibility at Fresno State and enter the NBA draft. Sports wrote an article about an anonymous Eastern Conference scout stating that "in five years, Paul George will be the best player to come out of this draft".
In a game against the Washington Wizardshe knocked down five three-pointers and finished with a then-career-high 23 points. He also showed his defensive skills, leading the team in steals-per-minute. On Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating 3,George recorded 30 points, 7 three-pointers made, 9 rebounds, 5 assists, 5 steals, and 1 blocked shot in a win against Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating Dallas Mavericks.
However, he lost the contest to Jeremy Evans. During his first two seasons in the NBA, George played mostly the shooting guard position. However, with Danny Granger missing nearly the entire season due to knee and calf injuries, George began playing the small forward position and became the go-to offensive option for the Pacers in his third season.
On November 21,George made nine three-pointers en route to a career-high 37 points in a victory against the New Orleans Hornets. He recorded 17 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists on 7-of shooting in 20 minutes for the East, but they lost to the West, — In Game 1 of the Pacers' NBA Playoffs first-round series versus the Atlanta HawksGeorge recorded his first career playoff triple-double, tallying 23 points, 11 rebounds and 12 assists in a —90 win.
During overtime, Dwyane Wade fouled George with 2. Despite George making all 3 free-throws and putting his team upthe Pacers ultimately lost as LeBron James drove in for a buzzer beater lay-up.
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating September 25,the Indiana Pacers extended George's contract,  electing him to be their designated player. The Pacers started the —14 season 9—0 for the first time in franchise history.
Antecedentes historicos Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating basquetbol yahoo dating finished with 31 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, and 4 steals in a 99—91 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
In the playoffsthe Pacers eliminated the Atlanta Hawks and the Washington Wizards in the first two rounds. However, on August 1, George landed awkwardly at the base of a basket stanchion after fouling James Harden during a Las Vegas scrimmage, and suffered a compound fracture of both bones in his lower right leg.
After George was carted off the court, head coach Mike Krzyzewski addressed the arena stating the game would not continue out of respect to George and his family.
While no official prognosis was initially given, he was considered likely to miss the entire —15 season. In the Pacers' —16 season opener against the Toronto Raptors on October 28, George recorded 17 points on 4-of shooting and 12 rebounds in a —99 loss. On April 16,George played in his first playoff game sinceas he scored 33 points in a Game 1 victory over the second-seeded Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating Raptors.
Following the —16 season, George joined the United States national team for the Rio Olympics. In the Pacers' season opener on October 26,George scored 25 points in a — overtime win over the Dallas George averaged an NBA-high In Game 3 of the Pacers' first-round playoff match-up with Cleveland on April 20, George Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating 36 points, grabbed a playoff career-high 15 rebounds and finished with nine assists, one short of his second postseason triple-double.
After leading 74—49 at halftime, Pacers went on to lose
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating game — to go down 3—0 in the series.
He made 13 of 22 shots and had nine rebounds and seven assists. George scored 33 points against the Raptors and went 7 of 10 from 3-point range, tying the Thunder record for 3-pointers Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating a game.
He went 13 of 20 from the field, including eight of 14 3-pointers.
He set an Oklahoma City playoff record with eight 3-pointers, making eight
Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating 11 shots from long range, and 13 of 20 shots overall.
While he still wanted to return to Southern California, George also "loved the situation" with Oklahoma City. He decided weeks before free agency began on July 1,that he would stay with the Thunder, and never arranged a meeting with the Lakers.
George has established himself as one of the best perimeter defenders in the NBA. In Augustit was announced George had changed his uniform from 24 to 13, Antecedentes historicos del basquetbol yahoo dating him the more marketable moniker of PG He then donated all of his old jerseys to his high school in Palmdale, California.
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