Wednesday, February 17, 2021

How Long Can LAC Stay Afloat Without PG?

As he stated this past offseason, Paul George is back with his trainer from his MVP-caliber season. In that notable ‘MVPG’ season, George averaged career highs in points, rebounds and steals per game. He also finished third in MVP and DPOY voting. In his 20 games played so far this season, it’s evident he’s back to that form as he’s averaging an excellent 24.4 points, 6.2 rebounds, 5.5 assists and 1.2 steals per game.

George is also on track to become a member of the rare 50-40-90 club (50% FG, 40% 3PT, 90% FT). While we’ve seen very outstanding production from PG so far this season, the injury plague unfortunately has struck once again as he’s missed over a week with bone edema in his toe and could miss more time.


This injury typically shows inconclusive traits in terms of recovery time. Bone edema is where fluid builds up at the marrow of the bone and usually happens...

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