Sport Was Magic Johnson rejoicing over reports of Paul George leaving Pacers?

11:25  19 june  2017
11:25  19 june  2017 Source:   theScore

Report: Lakers talking Paul George trade with Pacers

  Report: Lakers talking Paul George trade with Pacers The Los Angeles Lakers are the heavy favorite to land Paul George if and when the All-Star swingman hits free agency next summer, but that may not stop the team from trying to acquire him sooner. Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne of ESPN are reporting that the Lakers have engaged the Indiana Pacers in trade talks involving George leading up to Thursday’s NBA Draft.

Was Magic Johnson rejoicing over reports of Paul George leaving Pacers ? nba. George feels Pacers are close to catching Cavs, but 'need better players'. nba. 1d ago. 'This is my team': George expects to stay with Pacers next season.

Was Magic Johnson rejoicing over reports of Paul George leaving Pacers ? nba. Report : Paul George told Pacers he intends to leave in 2018. nba. 3h ago. George feels Pacers are close to catching Cavs, but 'need better players'.


The Indiana Pacers' loss could very well be the Los Angeles Lakers' gain.

Just 23 minutes after reports initially surfaced that Paul George informed the Pacers he's leaving at the conclusion of next season and prefers to join his hometown Lakers, L.A.'s team president Magic Johnson tweeted the following:

George has two years remaining on his contract with Indiana, including a player option for 2018-19 that he seems intent on using to terminate the deal. He's averaging 18.1 points, 6.3 rebounds, 3.2 assists, and 1.6 steals over seven seasons in Indy.

Store gives away Paul George merchandise for free after report

  Store gives away Paul George merchandise for free after report Paul George merchandise was dramatically marked down by one store in response to reports saying the forward would not be returning to the Pacers following the upcoming season. George has reportedly informed the Pacers he will opt out of his contract after next season and become a free agent. The prevailing thought is he will sign with the Lakers as a free agent.In the wake of the news, an Indiana apparel store marked its Paul George merchandise down to $0.00. Take a look below. We made a couple of updates to the website. Have at it.

Was Magic Johnson rejoicing over reports of Paul George leaving Pacers ? Report : Paul George told Pacers he intends to leave in 2018.

After Paul George let the Indiana Pacers ' front office know he plans to enter free agency in the summer of 2018, speculation immediately began to swirl about where he'd go next. Was Magic Johnson rejoicing over reports of Paul George leaving Pacers ?

Johnson has made his interest in recruiting the All-Star swingman as clear as possible without violating the league's tampering rules.

Related - Magic: I can't ask Paul George to join Lakers, but I'll be 'wink-winking'

But then again, that tweet was sandwiched between a couple others about Father's Day, so the timing could merely be a coincidence.

We prefer to think it isn't.

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Paul George reportedly tells Pacers he will leave franchise, prefers to join Lakers .
George has spent his first seven years with the PacersAccording to the report, George’s agent informed Pacers president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard of his client’s intentions. George, who can opt out of his contract next summer, could sign a four-year max contract for as much as $130 million with the Lakers before the 2018-19 season.

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