Tag: PAUL GEORGE

I Hope You Already Got That Pair of Kobe’s That You Wanted Because If Not, You’re About to Pay Stupid Prices For Them

Nike Kobe 6 Protro “Grinch” Photo: Panama Jackson On December 24, 2020, Nike (and I presume the Kobe Bryant estate, headed up by his wife Vanessa Bryant) decided to re-release the Nike Kobe Zoom 6 Protro in the green apple/black/volt-crimson colorway. The shoes, affectionately referred to as the “Kobe Grinches” (because of their super green […]

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Nike Celebrates Black Women With Social Media Campaign, Pitch Competition and New Film ‘We Play Real’

Image: Nike “Black women are rarely recognized for the hard work they put in. It’s not just magic, they are the real thing.” I don’t think Nike could’ve put it any better. We all know sports help to bring us together. They also provide a platform to amplify important causes and draw attention to concerns […]

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Paul George Said He’s Come Around On The Deep 3 Being A ‘Great Shot’ After Dame’s All-Star Game-Winner

Two years ago, Damian Lillard hit what has been to this point the biggest shot of his career when he buried the Oklahoma City Thunder with a deep three at the buzzer that has become part of Trail Blazers lore. After the game, Paul George was asked about how you defend something like that, and […]

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Paul George Reiterated The All-Star Game Shouldn’t Be Happening After Embiid And Simmons Were Ruled Out

On Sunday, the NBA announced that Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons would not play in the All-Star Game due to contact tracing after the two Sixers stars visited a barber in Philadelphia prior to this weekend who tested positive for COVID-19. It was the exact situation the NBA had hoped to avoid as it attempted […]

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Paul George’s Response To Jared Dudley’s ‘Disrespectful’ Comment: ‘God Bless Him’

Paul George is off to a terrific start to the 2020-21 season, as are the Clippers as a whole. L.A. picked up a 22-point win in Cleveland on Wednesday night to cap off a 4-2 East Coast road trip, that began with George and Kawhi Leonard missing time while in contact tracing protocol. George is […]

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Jared Dudley Says The Lakers Found It ‘Disrespectful’ Paul George Put Himself On LeBron And AD’s Level

Last season, the conversation in the Western Conference was almost wholly focused, at least when it came to “who will win the West,” on the two Los Angeles squads, the Lakers and Clippers, once they assembled superteams in the offseason. The Lakers had brought in Anthony Davis to play with LeBron James and the Clippers […]

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Kawhi Leonard And Paul George Are In The NBA’s Health And Safety Protocols

The Clippers have, unsurprisingly, been among the NBA’s best teams to start the 2020-21 season, going 13-4 out of the gate to put them in a tie with the Lakers atop the Western Conference standings. Paul George’s play, in particular, has been noteworthy, as the star forward is playing All-NBA caliber basketball and has seemingly […]

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Paul George Can’t Rewrite His Playoff Narrative Yet, But He’s Off To A Sensational Start

Ever since that fateful day in 2018 when Paul George told the gathering of reporters in Oklahoma City that they hadn’t met “Playoff P” yet, he hasn’t been able to shake free of the jokes brought at his expense for playoff failures. With the Thunder, he and Russell Westbrook were unable to make it out […]

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Paul George Promised To Approach This Season ‘With Vengeance’ After Last Year’s Playoff Disappointment

Paul George has been quite good for the Los Angeles Clippers this season. The former MVP contender is averaging 25.3 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 5.2 assists per game while connecting on 51.5 percent of his shots from behind the three-point line. George’s latest big night came on Friday in a 138-100 thrashing of the Sacramento […]

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Pandemic be Damned, NBA Opening Night Was a Win for Everybody But COVID-19

Stephen Curry #30 of the Golden State Warriors dribbles against Spencer Dinwiddie #26 of the Brooklyn Nets during the first half at Barclays Center on December 22, 2020 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Photo: Sarah Stier (Getty Images) I don’t know how you spent your Tuesday night, but since the coronavirus won’t […]

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Paul George, Clippers Agree to 5-Year Extension Worth Up to $226 Million: ‘I Owe Them a Trophy’

Photo: Ronald Martinez (Getty Images) 2020 has been a rough year for all of us, but it’s been a particularly ugly year for the Los Angeles Temecula Clippers. After spending their 2019-20 offseason assembling the closest thing to Thanos and the Black Order that the NBA has seen in recent memory, the team left their […]

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LeBron Still Can’t Believe The Clippers Blew A 3-1 Lead After ‘All The Sh*t-Talking They Were Doing’

When the Clippers landed both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George in the summer of 2019, they instantly become one of the top two or three contenders in the NBA. In many people’s estimation — including and especially their own — they were the runaway favorites to win the title last season. As we are all […]

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The Book Of Paul: What Does The Latest Chapter In Paul George’s Story Tell Us About His Future?

There are a lot of perks to being an NBA superstar. Kawhi Leonard, for instance, has been one of the pioneering figures of a cutting-edge load management philosophy that has allowed him to strategically rest his body throughout the regular season in order to minimize the risk of injury and be as healthy as possible […]

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Instead of Looking In the Mirror, Paul George Throws Doc Rivers Under the Bus for Clippers’ Failures

Photo: Jayne Kamin-Oncea (Getty Images) Paul George might be a lot of things, but I’ll tell you one thing he isn’t—and that’s a leader. Advertisement Leaders not only inspire their teammates, but hold themselves accountable for their shortcomings. In the process, they earn the respect of their peers, elevate the play of the players around […]

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Paul George Claimed Doc Rivers Used Him Like ‘A Ray Allen Or A JJ Redick’ Last Year

The Los Angeles Clippers will enter the 2020-21 season with a bad taste in their collective mouths. The team did not ever really gel last year, with continued reports coming out of L.A. about discontent within the Clippers locker room, and as a result, they blew a shocking 3-1 series lead in the Western Conference […]

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Report: Clippers Players Wondered Why Paul George Was Given ‘Preferential Treatment’

By now we know that a massive aspect of the Clippers’ disappointing 2019-20 season was that they failed to gel as a team, and that in particular, the way that superstar additions Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were treated by management and the coaching staff rubbed some of the other players on the team the […]

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Ty Lue Is the Man for the Job, but He’s Got a Lot of Work to Do to Fix the Clippers

Head coach Tyronn Lue of the Cleveland Cavaliers reacts to the officiating from the referees during an NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors at ORACLE Arena on December 25, 2017 in Oakland, California.Photo: Thearon W. Henderson (Getty Images) After one of the biggest implosions in NBA history, in which the Los Angeles Temecula […]

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Jared Dudley Details Life Inside the NBA Bubble, Admits the Lakers Laughed at the Clippers Just Like the Rest of Us

Photo: Ethan Miller (Getty Images) Los Angeles Lakers forward Jared Dudley will never make an All-Star game in his life, but if we’re picking an All-Star squad of the best personalities in the entire league, he’s absolutely a lottery pick. Advertisement On the latest episode of The Bill Simmons Podcast, Dudley did what Dudley does: […]

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The Temecula Clippers Are a Disgrace

President of Basketball Operations Lawrence Frank, head coach Doc Rivers, Paul George, Kawhi Leonard and owner Steve Ballmer of the Los Angeles Clippers attend the Paul George and Kawhi Leonard introductory press conference at Green Meadows Recreation Center on July 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.Photo: Kevork Djansezian (Getty Images) From the day the 2019-20 […]

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Three Takeaways As The Clippers’ Locked Down The Nuggets To Win Game 4

After the Clippers cruised to a win in Game 3, the Nuggets were looking to even the series on Wednesday night, but suffocating defense on the part of L.A. made it nearly impossible for Denver to get it going offensively, and now they find themselves in the unenviable position of trying to climb back from […]

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Three Takeaways From The Clippers Gutting Out A Game 3 Win Over Denver

Game 3 of the Nuggets-Clippers series showed that Denver’s Game 2 effort wasn’t a fluke and that they’re going to make the Clippers work for a conference finals berth, but this time L.A. was ready to respond to Denver’s activity and energy level. The Nuggets took an early lead and threatened to run away with […]

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Paul George Fights Through Depression, Anxiety to Drop 35 Points in Blowout Win

Photo: Mike Ehrmann (Getty Images) Something was wrong with Paul George. Yes, his season has been marred by injuries, and we’re still not entirely convinced he’s fully adapted to his new team, but entering the playoffs, the Clippers were supposed to be a juggernaut. Thanks to his poor play, his team was anything but. Advertisement […]

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Who Invited Luka Doncic to the Cookout?

Luka Doncic #77 of the Dallas Mavericks hits a game-winning three-point basket against Reggie Jackson #1 of the LA Clippers during overtime in Game Four of the Western Conference First Round.Photo: Kevin C. Cox (Getty Images) In the weeks leading up to the 2018 NBA Draft, front offices throughout the league were divided into two […]

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Three Takeaways From Luka Doncic And The Mavs’ Big Game 2 Win Over The Clippers

There were plenty of questions going into the opening-round series between the Mavs and Clippers, chief among them being just how the Slovenian wunderkind Luka Doncic would perform in his playoff debut, when the pressure of the postseason ratchets up the intensity of every possession and defenses try to put the clamps on the opposing […]

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After 61-Point Outburst, Damian Lillard Demands NBA ‘Put Some Respect on My MF Name!’

Photo: Kim Klement-Pool/ (Getty Images) In a past life, 112 might’ve given you thoughts of interwoven harmonies during Bad Boy’s heyday, but now that we live in the era of Damian Lillard, that number means something entirely different. Advertisement Ever since Paul George and Patrick Beverly of the Los Angeles Clippers made the foolish mistake […]

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Damian Lillard Battled Patrick Beverley And Paul George On The Court And In An Instagram Comment Section

The Los Angeles Clippers took down the Portland Trail Blazers, 122-117, in a game that had major implications in the race for the 8 and 9 seeds in the Western Conference on Saturday afternoon. It was a scintillating game, one in which the Clippers were shorthanded and rested Paul George down the stretch but still […]

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LeBron Had The Game-Winning Bucket And Defensive Stop As The Lakers Beat The Clippers

The first night of the NBA’s restart delivered two exciting, albeit sometimes sloppy, games as the Jazz came back from 16 down to beat New Orleans on a late bucket and the Lakers managed to edge their chief rivals in the Clippers in a 103-101 win in the nightcap after both teams traded leads in […]

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The NBA Has Become The National Bassmasters Association In The Bubble

The majority of players on the 22 teams that will participate in the NBA’s bubble restart have arrived at Disney already, with a few notable exceptions like James Harden and Russell Westbrook who are expected to join the Rockets soon. For many, their two-day isolation period has ended and they are now free to roam […]

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