LeBron James congratulates Paul George on making return to Pacers

0:58 | NBA
Paul George returns to action in Pacers win over Heat
Monday April 6th, 2015

Indiana Pacers guard Paul George made his return to the NBA on Sunday after eight months rehabbing a broken right leg suffered in a USA Basketball scrimmage last summer in Las Vegas. 

George finished with 13 points in 15 minutes of the Pacers' 112-89 home victory over the Miami Heat

MORE NBA: Top plays from George's return | Highlights | Playoff matchups

After the game, Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James congratulated George on his return in a post on Instagram. 

James's Cavaliers earned a 99-94 win over the Chicago Bulls on Sunday. James recorded his first triple double this season, finishing the game with 20 points, 12 assists and 10 rebounds. 

MORE NBA: Jenkins on George's leap forward (5.27.13) | The Fundamentals

- Stanley Kay

SI Apps
We've Got Apps Too
Get expert analysis, unrivaled access, and the award-winning storytelling only SI can provide — from Peter King, Tom Verducci, Lee Jenkins, Grant Wahl, Andy Staples and more — delivered straight to you, along with up-to-the-minute news and live scores.