Kawhi Leonard and Paul George were rolled out as members of the Los Angeles Clippers at an introductory press conference on Wednesday, with both players beaming that they finally will be wearing the same uniform.
Leonard, a two-time NBA Finals MVP, recruited the six-time All-Star George to join him in Los Angeles — George is from Palmdale, Calif., to the north, Leonard from Riverside, Calif., to the east — and sees George’s two-way game as a good complement to his.
“Now we’re on the Clippers and it’s just, I think we got something special and we can make history here.” Leonard said at the press conference. “We got the right team to do it … I’m ready to go.”
“I remember when I was at Indy and we drafted Kawhi,” George said. “We could have done some special things at Indiana, but it’s great to fast forward where we are now. We’re both here in L.A., and it just seems like this was destined. We were supposed to play together.”
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