The Los Angeles Clippers star small forward Paul George answers questions from the media after his team’s monumental 154-111 victory against Luka Doncic (22 points) and the Kristaps Porzingis-less Dallas Mavericks in Game 5 of their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series at the Walt Disney World Resort outside of Orlando on Tuesday night.
George finished the game with 35 points (on 12/18 shooting), three rebounds and two assists in 25 minutes of action. Kawhi Leonard added 32 points, seven boards and four assists for the Clippers, who set a franchise record for points in a playoff game.
A six-time NBA All-Star detailed his battle with his mental health and credited his loved ones for getting him out of such a dark place.
George also shared his thoughts on Jacob Blake, who was shot for not following police instructions in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Blake has a history of assaulting police and also has past charges for domestic abuse and a sex crime: