After the 2016-17 season, George grew frustrated with the Pacers' lack of roster improvements and requested a trade out of IN, with the Los Angeles Lakers his preferred destination. Maxing out George will push the Thunder far over the luxury-tax line if they re-sign key reserve Jerami Grant.
By not signing a contract that would allow him to opt out after two seasons, when George would reach 10 years of service time, he bypassed the opportunity to see a significant increase in salary.
George will be an unrestricted free agent at midnight ET after declining his player option on Thursday.
"If you wanted to stay in Oklahoma City, you're guaranteed nearly $176 million over five years", Mintz said.
While the reason for the party wasn't clear, ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski pointed to something else going on in Oklahoma City on Friday. That doesn't necessarily mean he'll be leaving the Thunder per se, but it does make it seem like the Lakers are a more likely fit for him in the 2018-19 season and beyond.
The Clippers also will soon meet with guard Kentavious Caldwell-Pope, who played for the Lakers last season, an executive said. OKC returns their core players that helped them to the fourth seed in the west last season.
Last season, Grant averaged 8.4 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.0 blocks per game on 53.5 percent shooting from the field, including 29.1 percent from three.
We don't trust Argentina to shut out France , nor do we expect Les Bleus to deny the South Americans the goals they covet dearly. The former Benfica and Valencia midfielder is dealing with physical problems, and will be a game-time decision.
Princess Alice hid three members of the Cohen family in her palace in Athens during the Nazi occupation of Greece in World War II. The princess died in 1969, and in 1988 her remains were brought to Jerusalem.
Samsung, predictably, didn't want to pay that much and now it appears the two companies have been able to come to an accord. Apple had alleged that Samsung violated its patents by copying the design of the iPhone .
He proved instrumental in advancing gay rights , buttressing abortion rights and erasing political spending limits. Kennedy was nominated to the court by President Ronald Reagan in 1987 and sworn in the following year.
The federal government denied his petition for a writ of certiorari-a plea for the Supreme Court to take up his case-on Monday. As usual, the Supreme Court justices didn't say why they declined to take the case .
The 3031-metre high volcano's last deadly eruptions occurred in 1963 and 1964, during which about 1200 people were killed. Indonesia sits on the so-called Pacific Ring of Fire, an area known for seismic upheavals and volcanic eruptions.
The Xiaomi Redmi 6 Pro will be available in a wide range of colors like Rose Gold, Gold, Blue, Black and Red colors. Just like its predecessor , the upcoming Mi Max 3 should also come with the metal unibody design.
Rather, Harley-Davidson opened a factory in Thailand after Trump pulled the USA out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Harley-Davidson, as we know, now builds bikes in Australia, Brazil, India, and Thailand.
She said that she didn't close the windows of her office because it was too hot and that it wouldn't have stopped the noise. However, Ettel denied there was a "racial component" to her reaction. "She never asked us to be quiet".
England's World Cup odds improve despite Belgium defeat
In worldwide football, that's just nearly a desperate call to see a loose team with no understanding of what we're trying to do. Topping Group "G" means playing whoever will have finished second in Group H earlier on Thursday - Colombia , Senegal or Japan.
Brazil power into last 16 with Serbia win
Brazil are into the last 16 as group winners, where they will meet Mexico, after beating Serbia 2-0 on Wednesday. Silva popped up just at the right time for Brazil , and not only in defense.
No unrest in Argentina camp! - Sampaoli
Lionel Messi is frustrated and desperate to turn Argentina's World Cup around, according to Javier Mascherano. But against a resurgent Nigeria - who in November beat Argentina 4-2 in Krasnodar - they face a hard task.
Colombia cruise past Poland to keep World Cup hopes alive
Colombia will next face Senegal on Thursday in Samara with a chance to win the group, while Poland will play Japan in Volgograd. The South Americans go into the final game knowing a win against Senegal will book them a place in the last 16.