INDIANAPOLIS -- Because of their exposure and their hometown, it's so tempting to focus on the cratering Carmelo Anthony, J.R. Smith and the once mighty New York Knicks' offense as they keep weakly losing against the Indiana Pacers. Not only is that unfair, it's missing the point. The 3-1 series lead the Pacers have established after Tuesday's 93-82 win in the latest Knick smothering is really the national coming out party for Paul George more than anything else. The third-year wing is showing off a defensive skill set and confidence that is beyond his years. He's doing so a huge stage while facing an immense challenge of dealing with the NBA scoring champ who was having the best season of his career.
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