Pacers swingman Paul George may have started his NBA career under the radar, but those days are long gone. Poised for a breakout season, the third-year player will be counted on to help carry the team with the absence of forward Danny Granger.

SLAMonline caught up with George and he talked about his mindset this season, why small school recruits should get more notice, and something that few people know about him.—Tracy Weissenberg / @basketballista