During Friday’s Team USA scrimmage, Paul George seriously injured his leg in the fourth quarter. Video of the injury is below, but be warned that it is graphic.
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement in regards to Paul George’s injury this evening: “It was difficult to watch the injury that Paul George sustained tonight while representing his country. The thoughts and prayers of all of us at the NBA are with Paul and his family.”
Players from around the NBA took to Twitter to offer their support for George.
Damn I wouldn't wish that on my worst enemy prayers to the homie @Paul_George24 we going to win this gold for you bruh!!
— Kenneth Faried (@KennethFaried35) August 2, 2014
Hurt my stomach the moment I heard the news! I didn't want to believe it. Man I need u out there bro!… http://t.co/2ueciPRgtN
— LeBron James (@KingJames) August 2, 2014
Prayers go out to @Paul_George24 and his family! Keep ya head up G!
— James Harden (@JHarden13) August 2, 2014
Prayers go out to my bro @Paul_George24 & his family. Sad day!
— DeMar DeRozan (@DeMar_DeRozan) August 2, 2014
Thoughts and prayers going out to @Paul_George24. Wishing you a speedy recovery.
— Dwight Howard (@DwightHoward) August 2, 2014
I know people are in shock from Paul George's injury. He will be able to bounce back bc he has a warrior mentality.
— Shaun Livingston (@ShaunLivingston) August 2, 2014
Man just landed in Orlando and heard what happen to my big bro @Paul_George24 you will come back even stronger fam praying for you bro.
— Victor Oladipo (@VicOladipo) August 2, 2014
— Andre Drummond (@AndreDrummond) August 2, 2014
All my thoughts to Paul George right now. Good luck for the recovery and hope to see you soon back on the court.
— Boris Diaw (@theborisdiaw) August 2, 2014
Thoughts and prayers to @Paul_George24 and his family
— Gordon Hayward (@gordonhayward) August 2, 2014
— Darren Collison (@Darren_Collison) August 2, 2014
Man that just ain't right. Prayers for my dude @Paul_George24 Get well an get back out there Smh
— Ben McLemore (@BenMcLemore) August 2, 2014
Sending my prayers out to @Paul_George24 I hate to see that happen to any player that loves the game of ball. Get well soon man stay strong.
— Tim Hardaway Jr (@T_HardJR) August 2, 2014
— Charlie Villanueva (@CVBelieve) August 2, 2014
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