Paul George Unveils What's Inside of His 2016 Olympic Games Swag Bag

Giancarlo Ferrari-King@@GiancarloKingFeatured ColumnistAugust 5, 2016

LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 17:  Paul George #13 of the USA Basketball Men's National Team poses for a portrait on July 17, 2016 at the Wynn Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)
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The 2016 Rio Olympic Games, and all that goes with it, can be felt everywhere. Indiana Pacers superstar and Team USA member Paul George showcased how far-reaching that scope truly is by unveiling his personal Olympic swag bag.

The bag, which was supplied to 1,200 American athletes, per News.Nike.com, features a variety of wearable gear. For George, his personal bag included Team USA practice jerseys and shorts, a red, white and blue warm-up jacket, a gray, patched American hoodie, an American eagle-themed T-shirt, and a secondary jacket to rock.

Not a bad haul for any athlete headed for the sunny skies of Rio de Janeiro.

As one would expect, the materials used are top-of-the-line. Breathable mesh patterns, robust cotton and strong stitching create a vortex of goodness.

Tucked away in the giant swag bag lies the crowning jewel of George’s collection: a fresh, Olympic-themed pair of Nike’s Hyperdunk 2016 "Elite" model.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 24:  Paul George #13 of the United States dribbles upcourt against China during the second half of a USA Basketball showcase exhibition game at Staples Center on July 24, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Ge
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Constructed with a Flyknit upper and a sock-liner attached to the ankle, this “Elite” Hyperdunk goes well beyond the original iteration of the shoe—an already prominent basketball sneaker.

Equipped with a red Flyknit base, icy, traction sole and white layers of sidewall, the Olympic Hyperdunk “Elite” is nothing to scoff at. George should be rocking these kicks along with the rest of his gear as the 2016 Rio Games progress.

July 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; USA forward Paul George (13) shoots the ball against China in the first half during an exhibition basketball game at Staples Center. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Special thanks goes out to PG13 for sharing his Olympic swagger, and good luck, Team USA. Make us proud out there.


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