Paul George buys No. 24 jerseys, gives them to his high school

By James Herbert | NBA writer

Paul George No. 24 jerseys are going the way of Kobe Bryant No. 8s.  (USATSI)
Paul George No. 24 jerseys are going the way of Kobe Bryant No. 8s. (USATSI)

Offseason: Free Agency | Latest from Ken Berger | Rumors

Indiana Pacers forward Paul George didn't have to buy all the remaining No. 24 jerseys after he changed to No. 13, but he did so anyway, per ESPN's Darren Rovell. What did he do with all of those jerseys, you ask? Put them on eBay? No, of course not -- he sent them to his old high school, Knight High in Palmdale, Calif.

The students and staff were grateful for their free merchandise, naturally, and George retweeted loads of photos they sent him. Here's a sampling:

Looks fun, right? When George comes back from injury, it's going to take a bit of time to get used to him going by PG-13. In the meantime it's nice that he was able to give back to where he came from.

CBSSports Facebook Google Plus
COMMENTS
Conversation powered by Livefyre

nba Video

September 3, 2015
Dwight Howard not charged for gun in his bag at an airport (2:13)
September 2, 2015
Cleveland Cavaliers Offseason Report
(2:21)
September 1, 2015
Carroll adding pick and roll to his game
(1:39)
September 1, 2015
Kobe and Shaq bury the hatchet
(1:47)

Latest

Most Popular

CBSSports.com Shop

Men's Nike Scarlet Ohio State Buckeyes No. 15 Limited Football Jersey

College Sideline Gear
Get your favorite school
Shop Now

Picks and Projections
Get the latest picks and projections sent directly to your inbox!
Thank you for subscribing!
Be on the lookout for the latest picks, lines, projections and analysis in your inbox.