George’s future has been a subject of much debate in the post-season ahead of Friday’s NBA free agency deadline.
And according to ESPN, the 28-year-old has decided to opt out of his Thunder contract.
It means George could still sign a new deal with the Thunder but it also opens the door for a move to the Los Angeles Lakers.
The Lakers are desperate to sign George and potentially add him to a line-up including LeBron James and Kawhi Leonard.
The likes of the Lakers, Philadelphia 76ers and Houston Rockets can offer George a four-year deal worth $130.3m.
But the Thunder are able to offer as much as $175.7million over five years.
And Russell Westbrook has been in regular contact with George in an attempt to convince the five-time All-Star to stay.
George has spoken out about the free agency process and said his decision will be based on multiple factors.
“It’s a lot of things that go into it — trying to find the right fit, what’s the best place for me to raise my kids,” George said.
”A lot is playing into this, so it’s a bit overwhelming.”