Clippers Can Win Without Paul George

Paul George has decided to join the Philadelphia 76ers.

He will sign a four-year, $212 million deal, according to Shams Charania. This is a big loss for the L.A. Clippers, who have been trying hard to build a strong team around him and Kawhi Leonard. But even without George, the Clippers can still be strong contenders in the Western Conference.

James Harden just agreed to a two-year, $70 million contract extension with the Clippers on Monday. Alongside Leonard, they remain key players for the team. Since free agency began on Sunday, new players like Mo Bamba, Kris Dunn, Nic Batum, Kevin Porter Jr., and Derrick Jones Jr. have joined the Clippers.

New Additions and Team Strategy

These new faces bring defense and floor spacing that Ty Lue’s roster needs . Harden and Russell Westbrook will benefit from this setup as it gives them room to shine. Leonard remains crucial due to his elite two-way play.

NBA teams are now moving away from forming Big Threes. Instead of focusing on three stars, it’s easier to build an elite team around two stars with several high-level role players. Jones Jr. and Dunn fit perfectly into these roles.

Fans might think this change could actually make the team better balanced.

DeMar DeRozan is another name being considered as a potential addition to replace Paul George. However, it seems like the Clippers already have a solid plan in place. If Leonard stays healthy and Harden continues performing well, their roster will be strong both offensively and defensively.

Ty Lue is one of NBA’s top coaches which gives them an edge during playoffs too.

Even though losing George stings for the Clippers’ fans , it has allowed them more balance across their squad positions—defensively attacking from all angles becomes easier now! The touches among players will be more evenly distributed ensuring everyone gets involved effectively!

In conclusion: Yes losing Paul hurts but doesn’t end Clipper’s quest for glory! What do you think?

James Shotwell
James Shotwell
James, a dedicated writer for BasketballHour, holds a degree in English and Creative Writing. A genuine sports enthusiast and skilled betting advice provider, he writes engaging articles and valuable winning strategies for sports.

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