Report: Paul George wants to wear Purple and Gold

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - APRIL 23: Paul George #13 and Myles Turner #33 of the Indiana Pacers react in the second half of Game Four of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2017 NBA Playoffs against the Cleveland Cavaliers at Bankers Life Fieldhouse oPaul George may be coming off a brief and unmemorable playoff run, but that has not slowed down speculation that the Indiana Pacers star could return home to Southern California in the near future.

Lakers fans have not hidden their desire for the team to acquire George, and with a recent report from Sporting News, it appears that George shares this sentiment. The report suggests that, according to former Pacers teammates, George has spoken about his desire to join the Lakers.

Per Sporting News:

A SoCal native, he’s been talking about playing for his hometown team, the Lakers, for a long time. He’s never made his long-term intentions a secret within the Pacers’ locker room, according to former teammates. He wants to wear the purple and gold.

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