How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season?

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Will PG have a good bounceback season?

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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#21 » by Dupp » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:00 pm

Playoffs will be telling. He seems to have gotten mentally fragile so we’ll see how he goes in the post season / when things are tight. Other than that he’ll be fine.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#22 » by Gatorade Sax » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:36 pm

Zero.
He has a chronic shoulder issue that will never allow him to reach peak performance in the playoffs.

He is also mentally weak and just isn’t the guy you need taking big shots or making decisions with the game on the line..Can anybody really see Paul George putting in bulk work this offseason and coming back better than he’s been the last few years? I don’t.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#23 » by cycl0nus » Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:45 pm

he will definitely have many opportunities to earn his pay in the regular season. but he needs to live up to his self-imposed nickname and has to prove everyone wrong. is he there yet mentally? he needs to conform to lue's philosophies and team oriented concepts. no more horseplay shenanigans, business approach. he will have to be all-in.

if he wants to be impactful, he needs to follow the d39 method. d39 was a pleasure to have on the lakers. he earned everything and redeemed himself as a player and to laker nation. if pg does that, then i say yes.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#24 » by TheNewEra » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:01 pm

More time for his shoulders to fully heal
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#25 » by xb3at band1tx » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:16 pm

He'll be elite in the RS.

He's always been good before the post-season. It's just that he always looks so much shakier in the playoffs.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#26 » by ItsDanger » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:21 pm

Living in Cali full time? and do not under estimate those shoulder procedures. No.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#27 » by Lockdown504090 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:27 pm

yes, better roster and better coaching. Pg needs plays run for him, hes not a freestyler.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#28 » by ThunderBolt » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:31 pm

I think it all depends on his health. In okc he always seemed to have some form of nagging injury. Admittedly, some seemed to manifest themselves after poor performance and be cured after good ones.

Human nature is to be overconfident and maybe a little lazy after his PGMVP season . It’s also human nature to be motivated with something to prove after a disappointing one.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#29 » by Ckay » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:35 pm

Maybe stop talking and be humble.
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Post#30 » by kbitboc » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:36 pm

The problem with George is his inconsistency. In the playoff, he will have a couple of okay games and then a couple of really bad stinker games where he goes like 2-16 or 4-19. In a 7 games series, that is really damaging to your team.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#31 » by SleepingDragon » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:41 pm

PG13 sure didn't follow his idol's mamba mentality.

Can you ever imagine Kobe say "This is not a championship-or-bust year for us?"

PG13 needs someone to lit a fire under his ass, and Kawhi sure ain't it.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#32 » by ClipsFanSince98 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:56 pm

SleepingDragon wrote:PG13 sure didn't follow his idol's mamba mentality.

Can you ever imagine Kobe say "This is not a championship-or-bust year for us?"

PG13 needs someone to lit a fire under his ass, and Kawhi sure ain't it.


I still haven't let that one go. Like seriously? You just admitted to your team that you have no urgency in winning. Despite the fact that you and Kawhi are on 2 year deals lol. May as well look at Kawhi and tell him you aren't worried about wasting a year of his prime with his condition.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#33 » by Pelly24 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:25 am

no bounceback. This is who he's been most of his career.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#34 » by C3H6N6O6 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 11:45 am

It is going to be brutal for PG if Clippers end up playing Lakers in the playoffs next season with fans allowed in the arena.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#35 » by MemphisX » Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:05 pm

Not even Clippers fans will trust him until he does it in the playoffs.
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#36 » by xinxin » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:00 pm

I think he'll be fine perhaps even excellent in the RS.. but come playoffs, he'll have a lot of demons to exorcise... so let's see. my guess is those demons are just too big for his fragile ego..
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Re: How likely is it for PG to have a bounceback season? 

Post#37 » by zimpy27 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 2:34 pm

He is who he is. He may improve a little but I doubt he gets significantly better. Part of the problem is the similarity of his game to Kawhi. They both do similar things. Would be nice if one of them was a playmaker.
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