LA Clippers’ superstar, Paul George, will miss the upcoming weeks due to a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right elbow. He has just returned from an elbow injury that kept him out of the court for two weeks.
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 25, 2021
The shooting guard didn’t have much opportunity to shine as he played just twice before being sidelined once again. He dropped 25 points against the San Antonio Spurs and contributed with 17 points against the Sacramento Kings.
Paul George has been the leader for the Clippers in the absence of their small forward, Kawhi Leonard. He averaged 24.7 points, 7.1 rebounds, and 5.5 assists for 26 games played.
The former Indiana Pacers and OKC Thunder’s superstar, has been shining in the NBA since 2010. He was the main reason for the progress of the Pacers in the early 2010s. During his time in Oklahoma, the Thunder were eliminated in the First Round of the Playoffs twice.
As an 7-time NBA All-Star and one of the most versatile players in the Association, PG is still looking for his maiden ring. It seems that the Clippers give him the best chance to achieve that with players like Kawhi Leonard and Reggie Jackson.
The 31-year-old Californian will do his best to get the first NBA Championship for the Clippers in their history. The trophy cabinet will surely change its status as more and more people are institutions are interested in investing in the team.
Paul George has signed a 4-year deal with the LA Clippers in the beginning of this season. The maximum contract extension is worth $176 million.