Paul George says Kawhi Leonard “is a man of business”

Paul George, Kawhi Leonard

Paul George praised his teammate Kawhi Leonard after the Los Angeles Clippers knocked out the Dallas Mavericks in the first round of the playoffs.

Kawhi played 40 minutes in which he scored 33 points, grabbed 14 rebounds and dished 7 assists. The two-time NBA champion led the Clippers in scoring. Ivica Zubac and Paul George with 15 points apiece were behind him.

After the game, George spoke highly of Leonard, saying he “is a man of business. He stepped up, he stepped in. Time after time whenever we needed him he put us on his back and finished the series. I can’t say enough”, as reported by Andrew Greif of the Los Angeles Times.

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The Clippers will face either the Denver Nuggets or Utah Jazz in the Western Conference Semi-Finals.