Paul George ‘Knew’ Russell Westbrook-James Harden Pairing Would Work


Russell Westbrook’s organization with James Harden in Houston has been a triumph, which didn’t come as an astonishment to Paul George.

George, who played close by Westbrook in OKC for two seasons before at last mentioning an exchange, says “Russ is a heckuva colleague.”

Prior to the exchange, Paul George said ‘first thing I did was discussion to Russ, get his temperature, see what he was looking [for]… [our] relationship never halted. The relationship never was a piece of the motivation behind why I left… He made me a superior player + individual”—Ohm Youngmisuk (@NotoriousOHM) November 22, 2019

PG adds that he addressed Westbrook first about his craving to move to L.A. the previous summer.


“I realized it was getting down to business,” George said at the morning shootaround before the Clippers face the Rockets on Friday night. “Russ is a victor. Russ needs to win, Russ takes the necessary steps to win. My time playing with him, Russ doesn’t generally have a self image. He puts his inner self to the side.”He enabled me to act naturally, he enabled me to be agreeable. What’s more, I had a standout amongst other vocation [years] I had while playing close by him. Russ is a heckuva teammate.”Playing close by Westbrook, George completed third in MVP casting a ballot last season, averaging profession highs of 28 indicates and 8.2 bounce back go with a vocation high-tying 4.1 helps per game.”I ensured that was the main thing that I did was discussion to Russ and get his temperature and see what he was looking [for] and see where he was at with things,” George told ESPN in October during Clippers preparing camp. “The relationship [with Westbrook] never halted. The relationship never was a piece of the motivation behind why I left. Me and Russ got along incredible. I delighted in [it]. I gained such a great amount from playing close by Russ. He made me a superior player and individual.”

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