George cleared to play

Posted by C.L. Anthony on Friday, May 23, 2014 with No comments
Indiana Pacers F Paul George has been cleared to play in game 3 of the NBA's Eastern Conference Finals after sustaining a concussion during game 2.

"Under the care of the Indiana Pacers' medical staff, Paul George has spent the past three days engaged in the NBA's Return-to-Participation Exertion Protocol as part of the NBA's Concussion Policy," the Pacers said in a statement. "George remained symptom free after each step of the process. The Pacers staff consulted with Dr. Jeffrey Kutcher, the NBA's Director of Concussion Management, throughout George's progress through the protocol and Friday cleared him to return to normal basketball activity."