After being criticized for last season’s performance, Paul George was heavily scrutinized in the offseason. But this season, he has improved his game and bounced back. He has been sensational this season while leading the LA Clippers to an excellent record.
But against the Brooklyn Nets, LA was defeated by four points. However, it was not due to a lack of effort from Paul George. He did his part by said 34 points in just 33 minutes. Although George was having a great game, he was taken out from the floor in the dying minutes of the game.
The reason being George was just coming back from a toe injury. He was still on minute restrictions which led to him being out.
Tyronn Lue on taking Paul George out of the game
After the heartbreaking defeat, Clippers head coach Tyronn Lue talked about his decision in the post-game conference. Lue said:
“The game kinda got out of hand and we had to bring him back to get the game close. He played well, he got us back in it. Tough decision, but biggest thing is that he’s healthy and biggest thing is player’s health”
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