Paul George has a decision to make.
Right now, after a weekend in which he has come out publicly and declared that he wants to be a member of the Los Angeles Lakers in 2018, George is being viewed by many in the NBA as a rental until that date comes. That means the Pacers won't be able to get maximum return on a trade involving George, the Lakers would have to part ways with assets to get him a year early, or he simply will have to wait it out for a season in Indianapolis.
Now, there is a celebration in Laker-land over this news. But why?
The Lakers should be fearful of wanting to sign a Paul George who is clearly just hell-bent on returning home to the comfort that the Lakers provide him. Be wary of who you are attracted to, Los Angeles. Colin Cowherd explains: