|Mar. 23 7:40 AM PT8:40 AM MT9:40 AM CT10:40 AM ET14:40 GMT22:40 7:40 AM MST9:40 AM EST18:40 UAE15:4010:40 ET8:40 AM CT13:40 - George's long-awaited return is still on hold.
Analysis: The Pacers say their two-time All-Star will not make his season debut Monday night against Houston -- and that they still have not established a timetable for his return. George has not played since his right leg gruesomely snapped after he ran into a basketball stanchion Aug. 1.
|Mar. 4 1:55 PM PT2:55 PM MT3:55 PM CT4:55 PM ET21:55 GMT5:55 2:55 PM MST4:55 PM EST1:55 UAE (+1)22:5516:55 ET3:55 PM CT20:55 - George is not expected to start playing this weekend, but he is getting closer to playing shape.
Analysis: The two-time All-Star had been hoping to return either Saturday against Boston or Monday against Toronto. Coach Frank Vogel says George is not quite ready yet. But Vogel says the delay is not the result of any sort of setback. Indiana's best player has missed the entire season after his right leg snapped when he ran into a basketball stanchion Aug. 1.
|Feb. 5 11:35 AM PT12:35 PM MT1:35 PM CT2:35 PM ET19:35 GMT3:35 12:35 PM MST2:35 PM EST23:35 UAE20:3514:35 ET1:35 PM CT17:35 - On Thursday, the Pacers' two-time All-Star finished his first full practice since his compound fracture of his right leg. That's three days sooner than expected. He is trying to return by Sunday, the date team doctors set in August.
Analysis: It's still unclear when George will play in games, and neither George nor coach Frank Vogel would give a timetable for that. George says his leg feels good and he hopes to return this season.
|Nov. 21 1:02 PM PT2:02 PM MT3:02 PM CT4:02 PM ET21:02 GMT5:02 2:02 PM MST4:02 PM EST1:02 UAE (+1)22:0216:02 ET3:02 PM CT19:02 - Larry Bird hopes Paul George can return to the game this season after breaking his leg in a gruesome accident last summer - perhaps as soon as next month.
Analysis: The Pacers president of basketball operations told reporters Tuesday that if George is cleared by doctors and ready to play, he would like to see the two-time All-Star compete. George hasn't played since sustaining a compound fracture in his right leg on Aug. 1. Bird says he had been told a full recovery would take about seven months.
|Sep. 25 9:48 AM PT10:48 AM MT11:48 AM CT12:48 PM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST20:48 UAE18:4812:48 ET11:48 AM CT15:48 - Doctors have instructed George to start putting weight on his broken right leg and have cleared him to do upper body weightlifting. Coach Frank Vogel provided the update Thursday at the team's annual golf outing near Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Analysis: George sustained a compound fracture after crashing into a basketball stanchion during a U.S. national team scrimmage Aug. 1. The gruesome video showed the leg snapping in two and likely leaving the Pacers without their two-time All-Star for the entire season. Training camp opens Tuesday, and Vogel says he will try to keep George involved by charting action on the court and perhaps instructing teammates.
|Aug. 2 9:25 PM PT10:25 PM MT11:25 PM CT12:25 AM ET4:25 GMT12:25 9:25 PM MST11:25 PM EST8:25 UAE06:250:25 ET11:25 PM CT3:25 - The Indiana Pacers expect George to make a full recovery from his gruesome injury - they're just not planning on having him in the lineup next season.
Analysis: Eleven days after George sustained a compound fracture in his right leg during a USA Basketball scrimmage, president of basketball operations Larry Bird and coach Frank Vogel spoke for the first time about their star's prognosis. They said team doctors believe George eventually can be his old self on the court.