The rumors of Pacers star forward Paul George wanting to come to Los Angeles to play for the Lakers have been circulating for awhile now. Most recently, George appeared on Jimmy Kimmel’s show discussing his preparation to train with Kobe Bryant in the offseason and he was asked about potentially joining the team. George demurred from answering on the show, but the rumor mill keeps right on churning.
The latest one comes from USA Today’s Sam Amick, who, in a long piece on the connections between George and the Lakers, included plenty of interesting nuggets, the biggest of which is the revelation that George believes he can return the team to its former glory. From the story: