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NBA Trade Rumors: Phoenix Suns giving away Devin Booker and 2016 NBA draft picks for Paul George

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Rumors and speculations are now swirling around the Indiana Pacers star forward Paul George who is said to be traded to the Phoenix Suns for Devin Booker and 2016 NBA draft picks.

Rumors about Paul George being on the trading block started after the Indiana Pacers fired Frank Vogel as head coach. Pacers president Larry Bird decided not to renew Vogel’s contract after realizing that he was not the type of coach that can execute his preferred system with the team. Bird wanted the Pacers to play “small ball” offensive strategy where he emphasized that George must focus on the post.

However, Paul George seemed not to like Bird’s system since it is the very opposite system that will fit him. There are speculations that the Indiana Pacers will be trading the 26-year old forward and one of the team that is interested in acquiring him is the Phoenix Suns.

According to Fansided, the Phoenix Suns can trade Devin Booker and 2016 NBA draft picks in order to acquire Paul George from the Indiana Pacers. The Suns might have a disappointing season but they have young and promising talents that can assure them a bright future. However, if they want to reach the playoffs next season, they should consider signing a veteran player that will give a boost to their team.

Paul George is undeniably one of the best players in the league. Knowing his outstanding performance in the offensive and defensive end, he will be a big asset to any NBA team that will acquire him and knows how to use him effectively. With the system that Larry Bird is insisting with his team, there is a larger possibility that George will be traded since it is not the system that fits him.

With a promising star like Devin Booker and 2016 NBA draft picks for Paul George, there is larger possibility that the Indiana Pacers will agree with the deal.

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