ATHLETE: Paul George CATEGORY: Team SUBCATEGORY: Men's Basketball DESKTOP_ID: 5021496416001 MOBILE_ID: 5021642543001
Last we saw George in red, white and blue, he was crumpled on the baseline during a glorified intra-squad scrimmage in 2014, his leg gruesomely broken. The Pacers swingman missed the 2014 World Cup and spent much of the next year rehabbing. His dominant comeback season was one of the better stories of 2015-16, re-establishing himself as one of the world’s best two-way wing players and announcing his clean bill of health in a major way. George returns to international play to finish what he started two years ago, and his versatility will be critical to Team USA’s efforts.