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Paul George suffers a serious leg injury during USA Basketball Game

Published on August 2nd, 2014 by Astramskas, David | 29,945 views

WARNING: This video is very graphic and tough to watch.

Pacer’s All-Star Paul George suffered one of the worst looking leg injuries I’ve ever seen during Friday’s USA Basketball Showcase at the Thomas & Mack Center in Vegas.  With a little more than 9 minutes left in the game, he suffered a right leg, open tibia-fibula fracture. Out of respect for Paul George and his family, Coach K cancelled the rest of the game after the injury.

According to a statement by USA Basketball, George was transferred to Sunrise Hospital in Vegas where he underwent successful surgery to fix the fracture.

He is expected to remain hospitalized for approximately 3 days. Our prayers go out to him and his family and we are wishing him a speedy recovery.

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After the incident, many NBA players, writers and analyst took to Twitter to send out their prayers and a few brought up the fact that the stanchion was too close.  A couple of hours later, Paul George posted a tweet thanking everybody for their love and support.  

 

 




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