Paul George career stats:33.1 MPG, 43.3%, 6.2 RPG, 18.4 PPG, 3.1 APG
Paul George-Paul George born May 2, 1990 is an American professional basketball player for the Oklahoma City Thunder of the National Basketball Association. He is a five-time NBA All-Star and has been named three times to the All-NBA Team and NBA All-Defensive Team.George played high school basketball for Knight High School before playing two seasons of college basketball at Fresno State. He was selected by the Indiana Pacers with the 10th overall pick of the 2010 NBA draft, and earned NBA All-Rookie Second Team honors. He was named the NBA Most Improved Player in 2013, when he also earned his first All-Star selection. George suffered a broken leg in 2014 while competing for a roster spot on the United States national team for the FIBA Basketball World Cup. He missed most of the 2014–15 season, but recovered to become an All-Star again in 2016.Early life
George was born on May 2, 1990 in Palmdale, California, and is the son of Paul George Sr. and Paulette George. He grew up with two older sisters Teiosha who played basketball at Pepperdineand Portala who played volleyball at CSU-San Bernardino. Although George idolized Lakers star Kobe Bryant, he grew up rooting for the Los Angeles Clippers. George spent most of his free time playing basketball at the park or one-on-one against his older sister Teiosha. He did not play organized basketball until his freshman year at Knight High School. He played for the varsity basketball team his last three years of high school under head coach Tom Hegre. George played for Pump and Run of the Amateur Athletic Union with future UCLA Bruins Jrue Holiday and Malcolm Lee.