Would a Paul George trade get the Cavs to the Warriors' level?

How much better would Paul George make the Cavs? Brian Spurlock/USA TODAY Sports

Could Paul George help put the Cleveland Cavaliers back on even terms with the Golden State Warriors?

As the Indiana Pacers reportedly have engaged teams in trade discussions about George, who can become a free agent in July 2018 and has reportedly told the Pacers he plans to leave for the Los Angeles Lakers, the Cavaliers have emerged as a potential partner.

George's skill set would make him an ideal matchup against the Warriors. But is that worth the risk of trading for a player who could walk away in 12 months?