Paul George agrees Indiana Pacers contract extension

Indiana Pacers' Paul George in action against Miami Heat on June 1, 2013
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Indiana Pacers shooting guard and small forward Paul George signs a five-year contract extension with the team.

The Indiana Pacers have announced that Paul George has signed a contract extension with the team.

The deal, which is reportedly worth more than $90m (£56m), will keep the 23-year-old with the side for a further five seasons.

Coach Frank Vogel told the team's website: "It's such an exciting day for our franchise and our fan base. To have a guy like Paul under contract for this many years to come, the reward he deserves, he just really represents everything we would want him to.

"You couldn't create on a computer a better all around package than Paul George brings to the Indiana Pacers and our fanbase here."

George averaged 17.4 points per game last season.

Indiana Pacers' Paul George in action against Miami Heat on June 1, 2013
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