PHOENIX (AP) — Paul George had just wrapped up his brilliant night, scoring 41 points to keep the Los Angeles Clippers’ season alive. He shared some hugs and fist bumps with teammates and assistant coaches before he finally got to head coach Tyronn Lue.
There were some words of encouragement. They were also apparently too hot for TV.
“I can’t share that,” George said with a grin, recalling the conversation. “Bleep this and bleep that.” George set his playoff career high in scoring, Reggie Jackson added 23 and the feisty Clippers staved off . . .