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    Wondering why Paul George isn’t on the floor at Team USA camp? Here’s why

    Aug 13, 2015
    Paul George's appearance before camp was apparently enough for Team USA officials, who announced they are encouraging all members of the pool, even those still nursing injuries, to show up in Las Vegas. Dante Peralta

    AFTER attending a team meeting before the start of Team USA mini-camp, Paul George has been excused from the rest of the week’s schedule.

    George also spoke with head coach Mike Krzyzewski, according to sources, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).

    [See KD, Carmelo, CP3 hit the gym as road to Rio starts for Team USA with Las Vegas mini-camp]

    The Indiana Pacers star suffered a gruesome injury during Team USA training last year in preparation for the Fiba World Cup, breaking his leg when he smashed it against the bottom of the backboard stanchion.

    [See Kevin Durant glad to test fitness level against fellow NBA stars in Team USA camp]

    That appearance was enough, apparently, for Team USA, which had earlier announced that they are encouraging all pool members, even those still nursing injuries, to show up at camp in Las Vegas.

    [See He's at Team USA mini-camp, but LeBron James says health and family will determine 2016 Olympic plans]

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    Paul George's appearance before camp was apparently enough for Team USA officials, who announced they are encouraging all members of the pool, even those still nursing injuries, to show up in Las Vegas. Dante Peralta
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