Thunder F George (calf) to sit out vs. Nets

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(TSX / STATS) -- Oklahoma City standout forward Paul George will miss Thursday's game against the Brooklyn Nets in Mexico City due to a bruised right calf.

It will be the first game George has missed since joining the Thunder in an offseason trade from the Indiana Pacers.

George suffered the injury during Tuesday's game against the Utah Jazz.

George is averaging 20.7 points and 5.8 rebounds.

Forward Jerami Grant (hip bruise) will also miss the contest.

Updated December 7, 2017