Thunder forward Paul George says a former face of the franchise — Kevin Durant — sold him on his new team following his trade to Oklahoma City last week. “KD was like, ‘That place will blow you away,'” George told Sports Illustrated for a story published Tuesday. “He told me, ‘They can offer what other teams can’t in terms of the people and the preparation and the facility, down to the chefs and the meals.’ He was pretty high on them. He thought it was a first-class organization in every way.” George was traded to the Thunder by the Indiana Pacers on July 6, with the agreement initially reported June 30. The Pacers, who received Victor Oladipo and Domantas Sabonis in the swap, were looking to move George after he told them he would opt out of his contract after next season. George, 27, acknowledged the awkwardness of his departure from Indiana. “There’s no right way to handle it,” George told SI. “I get the…

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