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2013 NBA Countdown: #5 Paul George

From Wired.com
Yes, the season started a couple weeks ago. But that's also when I went out of town for a couple of trips. I'm back now and Owen and I want to continue our countdown, T-plus-N days from the start of the season. Number five on our list is 6-foot-8 small forward, Paul George, out of Fresno State. So far, Owen and I have partial toward guards, perhaps because we're both fairly short, ourselves. George was a big surprise to me last season, mainly because living in LA didn't afford me many opportunities to watch the Indiana Pacers play. But the team went deep into the playoffs, crushing their opponents before eventually squaring off against Lebron, Wade and the Heat. George just blew up, scoring 27 in two different games in the series, against a strong Heat backcourt, and hitting a key jumper at the end of game six. My prediction is that George will have a big year in 2013-2014.

Owen's take on George:
  1. Shoots lots of 3s
  2. Shoots from the side of the court
  3. Doesn't do much layups
  4. Dunks a lot
  5. Runs away with the ball
  6. Is kind of a show-off



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