TAG: Paul George

Smack, Twitter / Jun 16, 2014 / 12:15 pm

Kevin Durant Would Take Paul George Over 2014 Finals MVP Kawhi Leonard

Kawhi Leonard, Paul George

The San Antonio Spurs have won a fifth NBA Championship in 47 seasons. The win was fueled — in a large part — by upcoming star Kawhi Leonard who became the youngest Bill Russell Finals MVP since Magic Johnson won a pair — in 1980 and 1982 — before turning 23. Despite Kawhi’s ascension, it seems 2014 regular season MVP Kevin Durant responded negatively to a tweet claiming Kawhi was a superior player to Paul George. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 4, 2014 / 2:05 pm

Kevin Durant And LeBron James Headline 2013-2014 All-NBA First Team

Kevin Durant, LeBron James

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Kevin Durant and Miami Heat forward LeBron James headline the 2013-2014 All-NBA First Team. The MVP winner and runner-up were the only players to receive more than 600 points from the panel of voters, garnering 625 and 623 points, respectively. Joining Durant and James on the First Team are Joakim Noah of the Chicago Bulls (551 points), Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers (540 points), and James Harden of the Houston Rockets (502 points). Read More »

NBA / Jun 4, 2014 / 1:30 pm

The Next Wave Of The 15 Most Marketable NBA Stars

Damian Lillard

As the NBA continues to grow globally; companies in the international markets have reached out to some of the game’s youngest, brightest and biggest stars to promote their products across the world. Even if it means paying a hefty price to lock down a potential superstar, NBA personalities have become some of the biggest brands in the world. In the age of social media, the culture has changed and fans are following their favorite players more closely than ever. Read More »

Latest News / Jun 2, 2014 / 3:30 pm

Noah & George Headline 2014 All-Defensive Teams

Joakim Noah

The NBA announced the 2014 All-Defensive teams today. The first team comprises of Defensive Player Of The Year Joakim Noah, Paul George, Chris Paul, Serge Ibaka and Andre Iguodala. Read More »

GIFs, NBA / May 31, 2014 / 4:21 pm

Watch Miami Mash Indiana To Move On To The Finals

Norris Cole, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade

There were a lot of extraneous matters to discuss about the series-clinching Game 6 win by the Heat on Friday night, but we don’t want that to take away from the focused basketball played by a Miami team looking to win their third consecutive title. The Pacers fought them every step of the way again, but they couldn’t force a Game 7 at home they had played so hard for during the regular season. Read More »

NBA / May 29, 2014 / 12:25 am

Video: Paul George’s Third Quarter Buzzer-Beater

Paul George

The Pacers went into Game 5 on Wednesday night facing elimination. LeBron James got into foul trouble causing him to sit for a large portion of the game. Meanwhile, Paul George had perhaps his best performance of the playoffs at the most important time. Read More »

Smack / May 28, 2014 / 4:00 pm

Lance Stephenson Regrets Jawing At LeBron James

Lance Stephenson, LeBron James

It’s hard to avoid thinking, “Well, duh!” when you hear Lance Stephenson regrets the controversial comments he made before Game 4 in Miami. Stephenson said LeBron James‘ trash talking in Game 3 was “a sign of weakness,” and after this afternoon’s shootaround in Indiana before a pivotal Game 5 tonight, Stephenson remarked that he should have kept his mouth shut about the four-time MVP. Read More »

Latest News / May 27, 2014 / 11:00 am

Paul George Says Pacers “Outplayed” Heat In Game 4

Paul George

The Pacers fell 102-90 to the Heat last night, and now face a 3-1 deficit as they head back to Indiana. In a game in which Miami never trailed, Paul George said after the game the Pacers outplayed the Heat, and blamed the loss on the officials. Read More »

Smack / May 22, 2014 / 11:50 pm

LeBron On Paul George Concussion: “All Of Us Would Have Played”

Paul George, Dwyane Wade

Although Paul George and the Indiana Pacers have faced widespread criticism for the way they handled the the concussion he suffered in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Finals, LeBron James still claims most players would stay in the game after sustaining such an injury. “I think all of us would have played through it under the circumstances,” James said on Thursday. Read More »

Latest News / May 21, 2014 / 4:15 pm

Report: Paul George Diagnosed With Concussion

George Hill, Paul George, Lance Stephenson, Roy Hibbert

According to a release by the Indiana Pacers, Paul George suffered a concussion in Game 2 against the Miami Heat on Tuesday night. We intimated as much when George told reporters following the game he “blacked out” when Dwyane Wade kneed his head and it bounced awkwardly off the court, but now it’s confirmed and the George will be evaluated before he’s allowed to play in Game 3 Saturday night. Read More »