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Paul George scored 19 points as his Los Angeles Clippers beat the Los Angeles Lakers (119-115) on Friday night.

“The Lakers, if you let them be themselves comfortably, it’s going to be a long, tough game,” George said after the game, via ESPN. “We stuck to our game plan, but we just had to match up and compete. They’re going to be themselves, but our job is to make it as tough as possible.”