Paul George Suffers Gruesome Leg Injury During Game [Video]

Rucuss staffAugust 2, 2014

Indiana Pacers star Paul George suffered a broken leg during the USA Basketball scrimmage in Las Vegas.

When George went up to try to block a fastbreak layup attempt by James Harden in the fourth quarter his leg landed awkwardly against the backstop. George’s leg snapped below the knee cap, suffering an open tibia-fibula fracture in his right leg in Friday night’s game at UNLV. He was treated immediately and a stretcher was brought out for him.

Players on the court, including Harden, curled over in shock, and his parents immediately rushed out onto the court.

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George was rushed to Sunrise hospital where he underwent a successful surgery. Players wished him a speedy recovery on social media.

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It is anticipated that it will take a year for Paul George to recover from the injury. Watch George suffer the injury below.

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