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Adam Silver: 'Major shift' unlikely

Updated: August 4, 2014, 12:38 PM ET
By Marc Stein | ESPN.com

Commissioner Adam Silver says he does not foresee "a major shift in the NBA's participation in international competitions" in the wake of Paul George's gruesome compound leg fracture suffered Friday night in Las Vegas.

But in a statement Sunday night to ESPN, Silver acknowledged that George's severe injury, which is expected to cost the Indiana Pacers' All-Star forward his entire 2014-15 season, will reopen the debate leaguewide about the merits of the game's biggest stars and highest-paid ...

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