Paul George donates his old No. 24 gear

By Jeff Case

Earlier this week, news came out that injured Indiana Pacers star Paul George is changing from his usual No. 24 to No. 13 when he does return to the court (he’s not expected to play in 2014-15, but the Pacers aren’t giving up all hope on that yet).

By NBA rule, when a player changes to a new number, the player must buy up all of his old number gear still on the market … provided the number change takes place after the March deadline. But since George got his change in before that deadline, he wasn’t obligated to buy his old gear.

According to ESPN.com’s Darren Rovell, George did buy all his old No. 24 gear, though. Then, he apparently donated much of it to his high school in Palmdale, Calif., Pete Knight High School.

PKHS students, faculty and others took to Twitter to thank George for the gesture:

 

 

(h/t 8p, 9s; Triangle Offense)

 

 

5 Comments

  1. lbj says:

    Donating your no. 24 no. 13 or add them up no. 37 won’t you any ring Georgie! You need to play with our “king” LeBron. Since you are already injured and can’t play for a year or so Pacers will accept our trade offer. We will trade Joe Harris, Norris Cole future hall of famer via Amnesty from Miami plus 2015 and 2016 first round picks. Just attend the game of our “king” LeBron while he’s eating all teams in the NBA.

    • lbj supporter says:

      never break character lbj……. never

    • Cesar Rico says:

      You are the biggest moron I have ever seen commenting on NBA.Com. This guy goes out of his way and donates to his High School Alma Mater his jerseys/gear and you’re over here talking about LeBron James. Please just stop talking.

  2. NBAmissing says:

    lbj u r stupid.

  3. Phillyd80 says:

    Really? It never ends with this guy. LBJ I hope you are not older then 10 or it’s just sad.