Indiana Pacers star Paul George is making good use of the max deal that he received this offseason. He bought all of the remaining unsold tickets to the Fresno State men's basketball home opener against Cal State Northridge and will give them away. George was a star for the Bulldogs in two seasons from 2008 to 2010.
*Update: Nov. 1 at 5:15 p.m. ET
Pacers' beat reporter Scott Agness has provided an update and said that George spent $7,000 on the tickets:
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Fresno State Athletics Director of Development Jennifer Jory broke the news on Twitter:
.@Paul_George24 bought all the tickets to Fresno State Men's Basketball game on Nov. 16! Thank Paul & pick up your FREE ticket! Thanks PG!— Jennifer Jory (@JennyJory) October 28, 2013
Print this voucher & take it to the Save Mart Center to get your FREE ticket to our Men's Basketball home opener! http://t.co/wVVvHV7zH6— Jennifer Jory (@JennyJory) October 29, 2013
Some athletes blow money on luxuries, but George did something good for his alma mater.
Hat tip to Yahoo! Sports for the find.