The Indiana Pacers found themselves schooled by the up-and-coming Washington Wizards in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semi-final playoff series on Monday. The Pacers, which had been super dominant early in the season, suddenly look like a team on a free fall. Now, the latest rumour circulating on the Internet could be the key to finding out the Pacers' implosion. And it apparently involves two superstars caught in an infidelity controversy.
Baller Alert reported on Monday that a follower told them about an alleged cheating going on between All-Star wingman Paul George and center Roy Hibbert. The report claimed George was caught sleeping with Hibbert's wife or fiancée.
The source on Baller Mail claimed the infidelity within the Pacers locker room have really affected the psyche of Hibbert, who has been playing the worst stretch of his basketball career this post-season.
Moreover, the same issue also ignited the reported scuffle between Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner in the middle of the Pacers' first round series with the Atlanta Hawks.
"Do you remember when Lance Stephenson and Evan Turner got into that fight? It was all over Roy Hibbert and Paul George. Lance has been getting all the blame for the Pacers off nights and during that day at practice Lance says 'y'all need to look at Roy's ass, he's been off ever since he found out PG was f****** his b****'," the source stated in his Baller Mail on Baller Alert.
"That's when Evan got mad at him for exposing that in front of everybody and that sparked the fight. Roy just walked away without saying anything but ever since then it's been a bigger downfall in his performance on the court."
"I don't know for sure, but that might also be the connection to PG's house getting broken into because all of a sudden now he doesn't want investigators involved. Supposedly PG and Hibbert's wife have been carrying on through instagram for a while before they ended up having sex. She felt guilty and told Hibbert and that's how he found out originally. It's bad because PG and Hibbert were really friends."
Validity of the Report
The report indicated the woman involved was not really Hibbert's wife or fiancée, but was merely a jump off of the NBA star. However, the Pacers center was reportedly not happy with George's actions, which might have probably caused the team's collapse as of late.
This is not the first time George has been rumoured to be involved in this kind of issue. Several months ago, the Pacers star was also reported to have impregnated a Miami stripper while dating Doc Rivers' daughter and falling prey to a catfish scandal.
Whether or not this latest news is true, the Pacers have to get their acts together or else early vacation is upon them.