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Indiana Pacers take UCLA's Leaf, Anigbogu in NBA draft

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Paul George's notice that he intends to leave caught the Indiana Pacers front office by surprise.

"It was a gut punch," said Kevin Pritchard, who took over for Larry Bird as president of basketball operations in May and was notified last week by George's agent, Aaron Mintz, of the four-time All-Star's plan to play elsewhere following the 2017-18 season.

"It was a total gut punch because we've had conversations this summer about players we'd like to add, a little bit of the style that we'd like to play," Pritchard said. "The message over the summer up until this weekend was, `Let's build a winning team.'"

Points: Paul George23.7
Rebounds: Myles Turner7.3
Assists: Jeff Teague7.8
FG%: Thaddeus Young52.7%
Steals: Paul George1.59
Blocks: Myles Turner2.14
Defense (Rank)
Points: 105.3 (14)
Rebounds: 44.3 (21)
Assists: 22.3 (11)
FG%: 45.1% (10)
FT%: 78.9% (30)
3P%: 35.5% (13)
Offense (Rank)
Points: 105.1 (15)
Rebounds: 42.0 (27)
Assists: 22.5 (15)
FG%: 46.5% (10)
FT%: 81.0% (2)
3P%: 37.6% (4)
Central Divison
  W L Pct GB
xy-Cleveland 51 31 .622 --
x-Milwaukee 42 40 .512 9.0
x-Indiana 42 40 .512 9.0
x-Chicago 41 41 .500 10.0
Detroit 37 45 .451 14.0
Full Standings
Date Player Transactions
6/22/2017 Edmond Sumner Traded For cash
6/16/2017 Monta Ellis League Suspension 5 games for violating drug policy
3/30/2017 Lance Stephenson Signed as Free Agent
3/29/2017 Rodney Stuckey Waived
10/24/2016 Ben Bentil Signed as Free Agent
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