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Paul George honors his "hero" at Barclays Center

On a night filled with plenty of forgettable low-lights, Paul George's classy gesture provided fans a memorable highlight.

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Paul George may not have been in uniform at the Barclays Center on Tuesday night, but he did take to the court for a special ceremony in which he honored Dr. Riley J. Williams, the USA Basketball physician that treated him after his gruesome injury, by presenting him with a Team USA jersey.

Thank you once again Dr. Williams! #MyHero

A photo posted by Paul George (@ygtrece) on

George captioned the above photo, "Thank you once again Dr. Williams! #MyHero"

Brooklyn Nets and Barclays Center Senior Reporter Lenn Robbins reported that Dr. Williams was "humbled" by George's gesture of gratitude.

While there is still a cloud of uncertainty hovering over George's possible return to game action this season, fans may find a silver lining in a statement Dr. Williams made during a cameo appearance in the second installment of "The Road Back."

"He didn't ask me, 'When is the bone going to heal?'" reveals Williams. "He asked me, 'When am I going to be able to play again?'"