Paul George Drops 41, Breaks Chris Paul's Ankles

Somebody should check on Chris Paul after tonight's game, in which Paul George vaporized him with one of the nastiest crossovers we've seen all year:

It's safe to say that Paul George was in his bag tonight, scoring a playoff career-high  41 points in the Clippers victory, including an eye-popping 20 points in the third quarter. He shot 15 for 20 and 50% from three, according to It was a stunning performance from the 31-year-old, who had been the victim of widespread criticism for his performance last game. 

In the postgame interview, George was asked if he felt he was "picked on" more than other superstars, to which he replied, "I do. And it's the honest truth. It's a fact. But I can't worry about that." Tonight's performance showed that he really isn't worried about it. Watch the full interview here:

The Clippers staved off elimination tonight and hope to do so again on Wednesday at 9 P.M. E.T. The Suns lead the series 3-2.

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