Paul George Contract: Latest News, Rumors on Negotiations with Pacers

September 21st, 2016 by Timothy Rapp Leave a reply »
While Paul George is under contract through the 2018-19 season, he is potentially in line to sign a lucrative contract extension with the Indiana Pacers.  

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Pacers Willing to Offer George Max Contract Wednesday, Sept. 21 Pacers team president Larry Bird told Nate Taylor of the Indianapolis Star that he feels star George is a max contract player. Per Taylor, Bird added he and George discussed a possible deal over the summer and that the team will agree to a max deal when George is ready.

George, 26, acknowledged in August to Bob Kravitz of that initial talks on a contract extension had taken place, though "nothing extensive."

But he seems pleased with the direction the organization has taken in the offseason and the moves Bird has orchestrated, as he told Taylor in July:

I’m glad he's not letting me waste years. I think Larry and (the rest of the front office) have expressed how bad they want to get back to (the Eastern Conference finals) by these moves this offseason. I’m ...

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