Russell Westbrook and Paul George both have offseason surgeries, George to miss start of training camp

According to a report from Maddie Lee of the Oklahoman, the Oklahoma City Thunder announced that forward Paul George will at least miss the start of training camp after undergoing surgery to repair a partially torn tendon in his right shoulder. It was initially reported by ESPN’s Royce Young and Adrian Wojnarowski. Paul enjoyed a career year, averaging 28.0 points and 8.2 rebounds and was even being mentioned in the MVP discussion before the aforementioned shoulder injury caused a noticeable drop-off in his performance, which was the primary cause for…

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Images of “Mamba Mentality” Nike PG 3

When we initially covered the upcoming “Mamba Mentality” Nike PG 3, which is a special edition of George’s third signature model that is in commemoration of Mamba Day 2019, there were not any images of the sneaker. Images of this PG 3 have now come to light. The sneaker features a multi-colored abstract pattern through the entire upper with black overlaying at the forefoot and wrapping around the top of the heel. This upper sits atop a black midsole with a gold swoosh on the lateral midfoot. The midsole splits…

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“Mamba Day” PG3 coming later this month

Nike will be releasing an edition of their PG 3 basketball shoe to celebrate Mamba Day. Although there are no images of the shoe currently available what is known is that it will make use of an multi color and optional yellow color palette. The “Mamba Mentality” Nike PG3 will release April 13 at nike.com and select Nike Basketball retail venues. The sticker price is set at $120 USD. Nike PG 3Multi-Color/Opti YellowAO2607-900$120April 13, 2019 

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“Apollo Missions” Nike PG 3

Continuing on the theme started earlier this year with the “NASA” colorway, the Nike PG3 honours the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with this soon-to-come release. Dubbed “Apollo Missions, this PG3 features a white upper with a NASA logo on the heel of one sneaker and an American flag on the other. Gold shows up for the “PG” logo on the tongue and the Swoosh on the medial side. A gold a white midsole with a shiny golden swoosh and the 93352, the zip code for George’s hometown of…

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Paul George to return tonight against Timberwolves

Oklahoma City Thunder forward Paul George will return to the team’s lineup tonight against Minnesota, according to The Oklahoman and News OK Sports’ Erik Horne. George had missed the last three games with soreness in his right shoulder. In his absence the team went just 1-2.

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PG3 to release in Black and White

When it comes to Paul George’s latest signature shoe, the Nike PG3, a lot of the focus is on the “NASA” colorway, but while you haven’t been looking , this understated black and white version is also on the horizon. The shoe features a simple black ,tonal synthetic mesh upper. On the white midsole, a Swoosh is parked nearly dead center of the foot. This package sits above a slightly blue tinted translucent outsole. This PG 3 will release on February 1 at nike.com and select Nike Basketball retail locations.…

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Nike unveils “PlayStation” PG 2.5

A shoe that plays homage to Paul George’s love of video games have become a staple of all of his signature shoes with PlayStation-themed PG1s, PG2’s and now the console inspired mockup has found a home on George’s latest shoe, the PG 2.5. The shoe makes use of a wolf grey upper which features a wallpapering of “ Δ 🔲🔘❌” , the buttons of the PlayStation controller, wrapping around the midfoot  on both the medial and lateral sides. The same pattern is repeated on the forefoot strap. The classic four color…

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Paul George opts out of contract; will become unrestricted free agent

We have seen the opening salvo in the lead-in to a free agency season that could immensely alter the NBA landscape for seasons to come. According to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski the five-time NBA All-Star will inform the Thunder that he is opting out of the final year of his contract and will enter unrestricted free agency. Sources on ESPN: Oklahoma City Thunder star Paul George informs franchise that he is not opting into final year of his contract and will become an unrestricted free agent. https://t.co/skRquzhnjb — Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn)…

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Paul George could sign one-plus-one deal with OKC

Since he requested a trade from the Indiana Pacers last season, it was assumed that eventually he’d end up donning the purple and gold (he’d said as much). It was thought that short of a run to the Finals or a championship, his time in Oklahoma City was a mere pit stop on his way to tinsel town. A report from Marc Stein of the New York Times, casts some doubt on that alleged forgone conclusion. Stein reports: More than one rival team has suggested to me that they expect…

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First look at the PG 2.5

We got an preview of a potential upcoming shoe from the Paul George signature line. Dubbed the PG 2.5, it appears to take elements from the PG1 and the PG2 (mostly the 2) and combines them into a single silhouette. From the image that is available it more or less looks like the PG2 with the the forefoot strap from its predecessor added on. The colorway pictured features a royal upper with green inner lining and red accenting on the medial heel swoosh and the midfoot lace loop. This upper…

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