Another loss, another interesting postgame quote from Paul George.
On Saturday, after the C.J. Miles taking a last-second shot that fell just short., George said "I got to get the last shot" in regards to
Now, after the Cavaliers took a 2-0 lead in the series with their victory Monday night in Game 2, George has once again spoken out about one of his teammates. During the postgame press conference, George was asked about the newly-acquired Lance Stephenson, and said that Stephenson "has to learn to control himself."
It is no secret that Stephenson is an emotional player, and during the game, Pacers coach Nate McMillan looked to be telling him to calm down.
In addition, however, George also noted that Stephenson is one of the team's leaders, which is perhaps why he decided to call Stephenson out in regards to how he handles himself on the court.
"Lance, in our locker room, is looked upon as a leader, so his body language has to improve. Just for the team. We all know Lance is an emotional guy, and a lot of it is just his heart, and his competitiveness, and that emotion comes out on him. But he's just gotta channel that."
While George wasn't wholly critical of Stephenson, it was still interesting to hear him call out his teammate in this public of a manner.