George extends contract with Pacers

Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) NBA All-Star Paul George has extended contract with the Indiana Pacers.

The extension, which will start at the end of his rookie contract in 2014, is worth up to as much as $90 million over the five year deal under the league's collective bargaining agreement, reports Xinhua.

The 23-year-old George was drafted by the Pacers as the 10th overall pick in 2010.

In 2013 he was selected to play in his first NBA All-Star Game, and also received the NBA Most Improved Player Award as he led the team to Eastern Conference finals before losing to Miami Heat 3-4 in the best-of-seven series last season.


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