Paul George Has Another Shoulder Surgery

Oklahoma City Thunder star forward Paul George recently had successful offseason left shoulder surgery to repair a tear in his labrum.

George's recovery timetable is the same it was when he had surgery on his right shoulder a few weeks ago.

According to Madie Lee of The Oklahoman: "He will be sidelined for the summer, and the team will update his return to play status before the upcoming season."

Jazz Sports has Paul George at +2000 to win the NBA MVP award and at +850 to be named NBA Defensive Player of the Year. George (plus-5.5 Box Plus/Minus), finished second in the NBA with a career-high 28.0 points and he also averaged personal bests with 8.2 rebounds, 4.1 assists and led the league with 2.2 steals in 36.9 minutes over 77 games.

He averaged 28.6 points, 8.6 rebounds, 3.6 assists and 1.4 steals on 43.6 percent shooting in 40.8 minutes over five games in the playoffs despite playing hurt.

2019 NBA MVP Odds

Giannis Antetokounmpo -1500

James Harden +350

Paul George +2000

2019 Defensive Player of the Year Odds

Rudy Gobert -550

Giannis Antetokounmpo +300

Paul George +850

Odds to Win the 2019-20 NBA Championship

Golden State Warriors +175

Milwaukee Bucks +500

Los Angeles Lakers +1000

Houston Rockets +1000

Los Angeles Clippers +1000

Boston Celtics +1000

Philadelphia 76ers +1000

Toronto Raptors +1000

Brooklyn Nets +1500

Denver Nuggets +2000

New Orleans Pelicans +2500

New York Knicks +2500

Oklahoma City Thunder +2500

Utah Jazz +2500

Portland Trail Blazers +5000

Dallas Mavericks +5000

San Antonio Spurs +5000

Indiana Pacers +6000

Orlando Magic +8000

Atlanta Hawks +8000

Chicago Bulls +8000

Sacramento Kings +8000

Memphis Grizzlies +10000

Minnesota Timberwolves +10000

Cleveland Cavaliers +25000

Charlotte Hornets +25000

Detroit Pistons +25000

Miami Heat +25000

Phoenix Suns +25000

Washington Wizards +25000

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