Larry Bird said that he views Paul George as a "max contract player," and that the two sides have discussed a possible extension this summer.
Paul George scored nine points during Team USA’s 96-66 rout of Serbia during the gold medal game on Sunday, adding one 3-pointer, two boards, two assists, one turnover and three steals in 22 minutes.
Paul George had a productive game off the bench on Wednesday, chipping in 17 points, eight rebounds and three steals in 21 minutes during a quarterfinals victory against Argentina.
Larry Bird recently heaped praise onto Paul George for getting "better and better."
Paul George said the Australian National Team "has a knack for being a little dirty."
Paul George will start against Serbia on Friday.
Paul George started in place of Klay Thompson on Wednesday, finishing a win vs. Australia with five points on 2-of-6 shooting, three rebounds, two assists and one block.
Paul George scored 20 points during a 113-69 victory over Venezuela on Monday, adding four rebounds, one assist, one steal and three 3-pointers.
Paul George said that he's had some preliminary talks with Pacers management about a potential contract extension.
Paul George (left calf strain) will not play Monday vs. Nigeria.
Paul George (calf) will not play on Friday night against Venezuela, according to NBATV.
Paul George (left calf strain) is "50-50" to play vs. Venezuela on Friday.
Paul George suffered a left calf strain during Team USA's win over China on Tuesday.
Paul George is embracing expectations to lead the Pacers back to contention.