MDP Live - After a heroic victory over the Denver Nuggets, bad news came to the Los Angeles Clippers. According to Bleacher Report, Clippers star Paul George, who is sidelined through injury, may not return to play this season.
The player who is familiar with the acronym PG has been sidelined since the end of December. In his report at that time, PG suffered a tear injury in the elbow muscle area. Estimated healing time was estimated at 3-4 weeks, but Bleacher Report got this news.
Knowing this situation, the same report says the Clippers are also getting ready. The Clippers are preparing various scenarios to deal with the remainder of the season and the transfer deadline is approximately one month away.
PG has been the Clippers' top choice since Kawhi Leonard picked up an ACL injury in the Western Conference semifinals last season. In 26 games this season, PG is averaging 24.7 points, 7.1 rebounds and 5.5 assists per game. PG had also entered the debate for MVP at the beginning of this season.
On the other hand, losing PG looked very difficult for the Clippers. In the last 10 games, the Sixers suffered six defeats. The Clippers overall have a 50 percent winning record (21-21) and are in eighth place in the Western Conference standings.
The position is still fairly safe for the Clippers. However, the season is still half way through and if PG is completely out of action and Kawhi doesn't return this season, the Clippers can only rely on Reggie Jackson, Marcus Morris and Terance Mann. These three names are good role players, but have not been tested as the team's mainstay.
It will be interesting to see how the Clippers deal with the rest of the season. Will they continue to struggle to reach the playoffs without their two stars? Or take the opposite step, take a break and prepare the team for next season.