Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers

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Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:39 pm

Paul George explained why he left the Indiana Pacers in a Knuckleheads podcast with Quentin Richardson and Darius Miles.


George suggests the best power forward in the NBA in 2017 wanted to join the Pacers to play with George.


“I ain’t gon’ say the names, because I’m going to keep their business private, I’ma just say it like this," said George. "I had at the time, the best power forward saying he wanted to come to Indy and team up with me.


“They’re like, ‘we’re a mid-major, we’re a small market, like, we can’t do it, we’re a small market, we can’t afford that.’ I’m like the best power forward wants to come play here, like, y’all can’t make that work? They didn’t want to do it.”


George was disappointed that the Pacers didn't want to make the move that he thought would improve their team.


“So I’m like, now I’m pissed, because it’s like, what am I doing here? You know what I mean? They don’t want to win. I’ve got the best power forward that wants to come play here. Not everybody chooses Indy to come play here.”


George is possibly referring to Blake Griffin or Paul Millsap.


George said he contacted his agent about requesting a trade after that conversation he had with the Indiana front office.

Via Josh Wilson/8Points9Seconds

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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#2 » by basketballwacko2 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:50 pm

PG is so full of BS there was nothing about this in the media no rumors and how was Indiana supposed to acquire that guy who ever he's talking about. No PG is just another big headed jerk who thinks he's too good to play in the midwest.
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#3 » by lonea » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:13 pm

paul george is a bitch, that's why
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#4 » by dan-man » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:19 pm

So who's he referring to?
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#5 » by alienpick » Tue Jun 23, 2020 6:42 pm

dan-man wrote:So who's he referring to?


Given the time, I'm guessing DeMarcus Cousins. Maybe LeMarcus Aldridge? possibly Anthony Davis?
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#6 » by Bk68 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 10:31 pm

PG andd Blake Griffin. Thit's like 60 mil for about 40 healthy games a piece.
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#7 » by nmc13 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:32 pm

And this is exactly why so many former players make horrible GMs and coaches. Griffin and Millsap are overpaid, injured, and would peak as a 2nd round exit in Indy.
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#8 » by Vegeta10176 » Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:35 pm

basketballwacko2 wrote:PG is so full of BS there was nothing about this in the media no rumors and how was Indiana supposed to acquire that guy who ever he's talking about. No PG is just another big headed jerk who thinks he's too good to play in the midwest.



Why would there be a rumour when no discussions happened between front offices.. PG signed up to play 4 years in OKC and would of if the team did better partly his fault of course.. He showed he is more than willing to play in small markets..
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Re: Paul George Explains Reason He Requested Trade From Pacers 

Post#9 » by basketballwacko2 » Wed Jun 24, 2020 2:23 am

alienpick wrote:
dan-man wrote:So who's he referring to?


Given the time, I'm guessing DeMarcus Cousins. Maybe LeMarcus Aldridge? possibly Anthony Davis?



I'm not buying any of that!

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