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Lakers vs. Thunder Final Score: Paul George shows out in front of home crowd, Lakers get blown out 133-96

Lakers vs. Thunder Final Score: Paul George shows out in front of home crowd, Lakers get blown out 133-96

The Lakers failed their first audition for Paul George. Paul George showed no mercy for his future team as he poured on 24 points in the Oklahoma City Thunder’s 133-96 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers were hot coming out of the gate, moving the ball, playing team defense and hitting shots they haven’t made in recent games. However, after taking an early 10-0 lead and ending the quarter tied at 26, the Lakers let their foot off the gas and gave up 37 points in the second quarter. It would only get worse from there. Leading way for the Thunder was none other than George,...
Paul George has huge praise for Lonzo Ball ahead of Lakers matchup

Paul George has huge praise for Lonzo Ball ahead of Lakers matchup

Add George to the list of believers in Ball. One of the biggest missions the Los Angeles Lakers set out on this season is proving to the star players they long for that they have tantalizing young talent to lead, should they decide it’s time to make the move to Hollywood. As Paul George prepares to face the purple and gold for the first time since openly asking to be traded to the franchise he grew up cheering for over the summer, the #FutureLaker buzz is back in the air. George dropped an assortment of juicy quotes for reporters gathered in Los Angeles while the Oklahoma City Thunder...
Paul George says ‘comical’ Lakers tampering charges came from fishing friendship with Brian Shaw

Paul George says ‘comical’ Lakers tampering charges came from fishing friendship with Brian Shaw

The Los Angeles Lakers are playing host to Paul George Wednesday night, with the Oklahoma City Thunder enjoying a two-day stay in Southern California. That’s led to the re-opening of the $500,000 wound the NBA dished out to the Lakers in relation to tampering allegations from the Indiana Pacers. The NBA investigated the matter and, according to the official NBA press release, discovered communications between Lakers general manager Rob Pelinka and George’s agent Aaron Mintz that would lead to the biggest fine in league history for tampering charges. This occurred back in August. George...
Paul George says he has ‘no regrets at all’ asking for a trade to the Lakers

Paul George says he has ‘no regrets at all’ asking for a trade to the Lakers

*Magic Johnson winking gif* California native Paul George has been linked to his hometown Los Angeles Lakers since last summer, with speculation carrying into his impending free agency this summer. While some of that is just speculation, a large part of it has to with comments made by George prior to be trading to the Oklahoma City Thunder in July. George told the Indiana Pacers’ front office he was going to leave the franchise once his contract was up in 2018, “preferably for the Los Angeles Lakers,”according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowksi, Now 37 games into the season with his new...

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