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Paul George Interview: Indiana Pacers' New Rookie (Video)

NEW YORK - JUNE 24:  Paul George stands with NBA Commisioner David Stern after being drafted tenth by The Indiana Pacers at Madison Square Garden on June 24, 2010 in New York City.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
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Marcus ShockleyCorrespondent IAugust 19, 2010

Paul George is working to establish himself and prove that Larry Bird was right in making him a top pick. Despite not having the same notoriety as other players, George had a solid summer league and Bird, who was present for the games, was happy with the initial play from the rookie.

In this interview, George talks about his approach to the game of basketball and what he's working on this summer to be ready for the upcoming NBA season. He also reacts to criticism of his selection by the Pacers as risky.

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