George Selected to National Team Pool
    Former 'Dog Paul George is averaging 23.3 points a game for the Indiana Pacers this season.
    Former 'Dog Paul George is averaging 23.3 points a game for the Indiana Pacers this season.

    Jan. 23, 2014

    By: Andrew Rich
    arich1221@mail.fresnostate.edu
    GoBulldogs.com

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- USA Basketball announced that 28 players have been selected to their 2014-2016 Men's National Team pool on Thursday morning, and the list included former Fresno State and current Indiana Pacer star Paul George. He will join the group of stars to compete for spots on the 2014 USA World Championship Team and the 2016 Olympic Team, should the United States qualify.

    George, who was drafted by the Pacers with the 10th pick in the 2010 NBA Draft, is enjoying a breakout season that has elevated him to superstar status in the league. He is averaging 23.3 points in his third season and currently is receiving the second most All-Star Game votes in the Eastern Conference, behind only LeBron James.

    The Palmdale, Calif., native played two seasons for the Bulldogs. George finished with a career scoring average of 15.5 points and pulled down almost seven rebounds a game for Fresno State.

    He now is the leader of a Pacers team that has the best record in the NBA at 33-8.

    George will be joined by a long list of superstars that includes James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony. He is one of two players that played at a Mountain West Conference school, joined by San Diego State's Kawhi Leonard.

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    Minutes Total 3-Point F-Throws Rebounds
    Year gp-gs min avg fg fga pct fg fga pct ft fta pct off def tot avg pf fo ast t/o blk stl pts avg
    2008-09 34-34 1176 34.6 166 353 .470 63 141 .447 92 132 .697 63 149 212 6.2 92 2 63 79 34 59 487 14.3
    2009-10 29-29 962 33.2 154 363 .424 59 167 .353 120 132 .909 55 155 210 7.2 84 4 88 94 24 64 487 16.8
    TOTAL 63-63 2138 33.9 320 716 .447 122 308 .396 212 264 .803 118 304 422 6.7 176 6 151 173 58 123 974 15.5


     

     

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