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Report: Paul George could play within week
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Report: Paul George could play within week
Friday March 20th, 2015

The Indiana Pacers are aiming to have guard Paul George make his season debut within a week, reports ESPN's Brian Windhorst.

Windhorst reported that George's debut could be as early as Saturday, but that the team hasn't made a decision yet. On Saturday, Pacers coach Frank Vogel told reporters there is no timetable for George's return yet.

George broke his right leg last August during a Team USA mini-camp scrimmage while preparing for the World Cup of Basketball and has not played this season.

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He returned to Pacers practice on Feb. 26 and had been hopeful of making a mid-March return.

On Thursday, George said he plans to be at the USA Basketball camp this summer in preparation for the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio De Janeiro.

The Pacers play the Cavaliers in Cleveland on Friday before hosting the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday.

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Indiana is 30-37 this season and has the same record as the Boston Celtics, who currently hold the No. 8 playoff seed on a tiebreaker. 

- Molly Geary

 

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