George named starter for All-Star game

Paul George
Indiana Pacers' Paul George goes up for a dunk during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Brooklyn Nets, Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, in Indianapolis. Indiana won 104-97. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – Indiana Pacers Paul George received big news Thursday,

The forward was named a starter for the Eastern Conference All-Stars.

In his sixth season in the NBA, George will start in the NBA All-Star Game, Feb. 14, in Toronto.

This will be George’s third All-Star game appearance and second as a starter.

He totaled the third highest number of fan votes in the Eastern Conference with 711,595.

George is the third Pacers player to start the NBA All-Star game, joining Reggie Miller and Jermaine O’Neal.

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