The Indiana Pacers were swept by the Cleveland Cavaliers in their first round series, quickly setting up a potentially momentous offseason for the franchise with Paul George.
George was asked whether he wants to remain with the Pacers and what it would take for him to be convinced stay.
“I ain’t even at that point, yet,” George said after the loss.
George has been connected to the Los Angeles Lakers, a franchise desperate for a star of his magnitude.
“End of the day, it falls on me. I can always do things better,” George said.
George and the Pacers have been on the losing end of LeBron James' teams repeatedly in the playoffs.
“It’s real frustrating to continue losing to the same team, or the same person. It’s what I work hard for in the summer, to try to help lead a team of my own and it’s ultimately who I’m always going to see and face. But again, came up short. Didn’t do enough,” George said. “If we want to win, that’s the team that we have to work towards stacking up against. If we want to be serious, that’s the team we’ve got to look at and figure out how can we match up against them.”
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