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George's Arrival Hasn't Boosted Thunder Ticket Sales Due To Lack Of Available Inventory

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Thunder F Paul George being traded from the Pacers this offseason "wasn't exactly a launching point" for Thunder ticket sales, according to Erik Horne of the OKLAHOMAN. But it is "hard to receive a boost when you've maintained the popularity" the Thunder have, even with the arrival of George.&n...

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