Paul George is a professional basketball player who is 31 years old. He is currently a member of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers. George is a tiny forward who has shown to be one of the top two-way players in the league.
He is a small forward, which is one of the five positions in a basketball game. He was born in California and reared in a home that valued athletic achievement.
Kobe Bryant served an influence on him as a young basketball player. George’s older sister taught him how to play the game for the first time.
He didn’t start playing organized basketball until his freshman year of high school. He then went on to play varsity basketball for the last three years of high school and two seasons of college basketball after that.
He was the 10th overall choice in the 2010 NBA draft by the Indiana Pacers, and he was named to the NBA All-Rookie Second Team in 2011.
George spent seven seasons with the Pacers, winning the NBA Most Improved Player award in 2013 and being named to the NBA All-Star team four times.
He was traded to the Oklahoma City Thunder in July 2017, where he was named to the All-Star squad. George was a member of the US basketball team that won gold in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
Paul George Los Angeles Clippers Contract & Salary
The Los Angeles Clippers signed Paul George to a four-year, $176,265,466 contract, with $176,265,466 guaranteed and an annual average salary of $44,066,367.
George’s base salary in 2021-22 will be $39,344,900, with a cap hit of $39,344,900 and a dead cap value of $39,344,900. Alongside operating YouTube with more than 60k followers, Paul George also has sponsorship relationships with various firms.
Nike is George’s main sponsor. Nike is said to pay him around $5.5 million per year. He also became the 21st player to have his own trademark shoe line in 2017. His PG shoe line has now gone through five generations.