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Paul George

2016 Rio Olympics
Basketball USA

Paul George

Paul George
  • Birth date 5/02/1990
  • Birthplace Palmdale, California
  • Hometown Palmdale, California
  • Residence Indianapolis, Indiana
  • Height/Weight 6'8"/ 220 lbs

Biography

After suffering a horrific leg injury in 2014, Paul George returns to the Stars and Stripes squad in search of a gold medal in Rio. The injury, which occurred as the United States prepared for the 2014 FIBA World Cup, caused the lanky forward to miss most of the 2015 NBA season. Back healthy and playing at a high level, George will compete for minutes at both forward spots on a team inundated with skill at those positions. An outstanding two-way player, George will provide shutdown defense without sacrificing offensive production.
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Getting to know Paul George

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Played basketball with current NBA players Klay Thompson and Jrue Holiday growing up

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Likes fishing and bowling in his free time

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Could not beat his sister in a one-on-one basketball game until he was 17 years old

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