(Undated) — Here is the latest sports news: Pacers lose to Bucks. College hoops roundup.[[ *Interview Quote From ESPN* ]]
>>NBA Clears George Tampering Accusation
(Undated) — Ex-Pacer and current Thunder forward Paul George, cleared the air on rumors involving him and Lakers associate head coach Brian Shaw. As a member of the Pacers last off-season, the organization suspected Shaw was recruiting George to sign with the Lakers when he became available as a free-agent. George stated in yesterday’s shootaround before their 133-96 win over the Lakers, “There was no tampering at all. Brian Shaw was a mentor to me.” The NBA conducted an investigation and found no evidence of tampering between the Shaw and the all-star forward.
>>Pacers Not Enough For Bucks
(Milwaukee, WI) — Domantas Sabonis came off the bench to score 24 points for the Pacers in their 122-101 blowout loss to the Bucks in Milwaukee. The Pacers have now dropped five in-a-row to fall to 19-and-19 overall. Victor Oladipo missed his fourth straight game for Indiana as he recovers from a knee injury. The Pacers will return to action on Saturday to host the Bulls. Chicago lost to the Raptors 124-115 last night at the United Center to fall to 13-and-25.
>>College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In local college hoops action last night, 12th-ranked Purdue slammed Rutgers 82-51, Indiana State knocked off Loyola-Chicago 61-57 and Notre Dame crushed NC State 88-58. Butler will return to the court on Saturday to welcome 21st-ranked Seton Hall, while Indiana goes on the road to square off with Minnesota. Also returning to action on Saturday, Notre Dame will go on the road to face Syracuse, Indiana State will host Drake and Purdue will welcome Nebraska.