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Fans attend "Welcome Party" for the Thunder's Paul George

Paul George talks about playing in front of the OKC Thunder fans, on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 (KOKH)

The Thunder threw a party to welcome superstar Paul George to the team.

Hundreds of fans got to attend the welcome party at the Jones Assembly in downtown Oklahoma City Wednesday, where they heard from George himself.

A huge crowd also awaited George when he landed in Oklahoma City Tuesday. He said he has been touched by the outpouring of support.

"I was told that I would be greeted by a bunch of fans. But no way could I be prepared for when I got off that plane. My family as well. It was love as soon as I stepped off of that plane," he told the crowd.

When asked what he's looking forward to when he starts playing for the team, George pointed to the fans.

"Playing in front of you guys, honestly," he said to cheering fans.

He said he also looks forward to joining the brotherhood of players on the team.

George was traded to the Thunder in a deal with the Pacers.

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