Three years on from the Paul George trade and there’s a serious question to be posed – was it one of the biggest overpays in NBA history?
Take a deep breath before you read this one.
The Clippers sent out an unprecedented haul to acquire George to join forces with Kawhi Leonard and form a new super team in LA:
-Five first-round draft picks (four unprotected)
-Rights to swap two other first round picks
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The historic trade stunned the NBA world given Leonard, who was a free agent at the time, was expected to either re-sign with the Toronto Raptors or team up with LeBron James and Anthony Davis at the Lakers, and George had penned a four-year extension with the Thunder…