LeBron James praises Paul George on Instagram after double overtime duel
LeBron James felt strongly enough about Paul George’s performance on Sunday to go out of his way and recognize it on Instagram.
On Monday, James posted a picture of himself hugging George and praising him after the Cavaliers and Pacers played a double overtime game on Sunday.
The two stars went off Sunday, with James posting a triple-double of 41 points, 16 rebounds, and 11 assists. George contributed 43 points, nine rebounds, and nine assists in a losing effort.
George and James are somewhat similar in some regards. Both are elite players who can do a lot of things on the floor, and neither is afraid to call out their teammates if they feel it deserved. After a game like that, you can understand why James wanted to give George a shoutout.