Dan Gilbert on Paul George Trade: "Indiana Could Have Done Better"

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Will Thunder be able to retain Paul George past 2017-18?
Wednesday July 26th, 2017

With a potential a franchise-altering trade on the horizon for his own team, Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert commented on the Pacers' handling of the Paul George situation.

The comments came at a press conference the Cavs held to introduce new general manager Koby Altman. Gilbert and Altman avoided any substantive questions regarding Kyrie Irving's reported trade request

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George alerted the Pacers that he would not sign a long-term deal after the 2017-18 season. This essentially forced the Pacers to trade him rather than watch him walk in free agency and receive nothing in return. 

The Pacers traded George to the Thunder on July 1 in exchange for Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis. 

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