Paul George: 'I want to represent USA at 2016 Olympics in Rio'

Indiana Pacers' Paul George in action against Miami Heat on June 1, 2013
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Injured Indiana Pacers star Paul George states that he wants to represent his country when the USA takes part in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Injured Indiana Pacers star Paul George has revealed that he plans to represent the United States at the Rio Olympics in 2016.

Paul is currently out of the NBA as he bids to recover from a compound fracture in his right leg, but has said that he is looking forward to playing for his country again.

"Absolutely. It's in Brazil," George told reporters.

"I look forward to a comeback. I look forward to have an opportunity again to participate in Team USA in 2016. This injury has nothing to do with my take on playing for my country at all."

The US national basketball team are currently preparing to take part in the World Cup of Basketball.

Paul George #24 of the Indiana Pacers looks to pass during the second half against the Brooklyn Nets at Barclays Center on November 9, 2013
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