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Paul George named starter for NBA All-Star Game

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Posted at 7:35 PM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-21 19:36:30-05

INDIANAPOLIS -- Paul George was named as a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Stars, according to the Indiana Pacers. 

George was voted as a starter by fan voting for the second time. This is his third All-Star game appearance. 

"I want to thank fans worldwide and in particular Pacers' fans for voting me on the All-Star team as a starter,” George said in a press release.

“It's a great honor that I respectfully share with everyone who helped me and believed in me after the injury. This is also a team honor that I share with my coaches and teammates."

George is the third Pacers player to start the NBA All-Star Game, joining Reggie Miller and Jermaine O'Neal. 

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