Paul George wants to play for the Los Angeles Lakers, eventually. Reportedly, the NBA star informed the Indiana Pacers that he plans to become a free agent after the 2017-2018 season.
Reports Yahoo Sports:
All-Star forward Paul George has informed the Indiana Pacers that he plans to become a free agent in the summer of 2018 and will leave the franchise – preferably for the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources told The Vertical.
George hasn’t requested a trade before he can opt out of his 2018-19 contract, but did have his agent, Aaron Mintz, tell new Indiana president of basketball operations Kevin Pritchard that he wanted to be forthright on his plans and spare the franchise any confusion about his intentions, league sources told The Vertical.
It seems like Magic Johnson is already reacting.
Expect LeBron James to be having discussions with Mr. George before any Lake Show decisions are solidified.
Wait, a “rental”?
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