Author of 41 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists, Paul George allowed the Los Angeles Clippers to win against the Phoenix Suns (116-102) in Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals. Thanks to the winger, the Californians are still alive in this series.
And on these 2021 Playoffs, the former Indiana Pacers fully assumes his responsibilities. After his setbacks at this stage of the competition in 2020, the 31-year-old continues to perform well.
Thus, in his first 18 Playoffs matches this year, George has always scored at least 20 points. In the history of the NBA, the Palmdale native becomes only the 4th player to achieve such a performance.
The others before him? Michael jordan three times, Kobe bryant (2008) then Kevin Durant (2012, 2018). It is still saying the level of George and even his regularity despite sometimes clumsiness in his shots.
What about hope for the Clippers? With such a streak, MJ, Kobe and KD were all able to reach the NBA Finals afterwards. With his good performances, will Paul George become the strongman of an incredible feat for Californians? In any case, for the moment, he is keeping his family alive!
Paul George, a speech in line with his performances