Darius Bazley? More like Darius Haze-ly.
Royce Young (ESPN.com) with a closer look at Paul George’s up and down year one in LA. “I’m a work in progress,” George said after the Clippers’ dominant 109-94 win over the Thunder. “It’s been a tough year being injured. Being in the rotation, being out of the rotation. And then just playing in a whole new system, new players, new teammates, new coaches, new playing style. So it’s been a bit of an adjustment for me.”
Erik Horne (The Athletic) looks at the common denominator in back-to-back blowout losses for OKC. “In the past two games, the Thunder’s present greatest fears were realized. What happens when you come across teams that can counter their best lineup — the three-point-guard look of Dennis Schroder, Shai Gilgeous-Alexander and Paul — with lineups that can defend just as well and can create their own shot even more proficiently?”