Will Paul George end up in Indiana, L.A. or elsewhere?

What's next for Paul George? Raj Mehta/USA TODAY Sports

Larry Bird stepping down as Indiana Pacers team president, as reported Friday by The Vertical, thrusts Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard into the spotlight. While Bird will apparently remain a consultant to the Pacers, it's Pritchard who will now have final say on how the team handles Paul George's impending free agency.

George, who holds a player option for the 2018-19 season, is about 14 months away from potentially hitting unrestricted free agency. And the low likelihood that George will make an All-NBA team and qualify for a designated veteran extension means the Pacers would face entering next season with no guarantees they can re-sign George.

Back in March, I took a look at the chances of five possible resolutions for George and Indiana. Now is a good time to revisit those options in light of Bird's resignation, Pritchard's ascendance and how George and the Pacers played down the stretch and in the playoffs.