After surgery to repair his broken fibia-tibia suffered during Team USA’s Friday scrimmage, Paul George is expected to miss the 2014-15 NBA season, according to Yahoo!’s Marc Spears.
Pacers guard Paul George had a "good surgery. No ancillary damage" but likely out for next season, a source told Yahoo Sports.
— Marc J. Spears (@SpearsNBAYahoo) August 2, 2014
George suffered the horrific injury while crashing into the stanchion after attempting a chasedown block in the fourth quarter of the scrimmage.
USA Basketball announced early Saturday that George is expected to remain in the hospital for three days, but that the surgery was “successful” and no ancillary damage was found.
George had recently spoke about being ready to handle the pressures placed upon him as a superstar.Powered by Sidelines