Paul George, Clippers in talks on contract extension

The Clippers reached a long-term agreement with star forward Kawhi Leonard, signing him to a contract extension on Wednesday.Paul George

Now, they are trying to lock up their other star forward. Per Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN, the Clippers are in ongoing talks with Paul George on a contract extension as well.

George, 33, has had a season of relative good health and remained on the court — just as Leonard has. That and the addition of high-scoring guard James Harden has people finally believing the Clippers are a true contender.

George is averaging 23.2 points, 5.6 rebounds and 3.7 assists, shooting 46 percent from the field and 41 percent on 3-pointers, in 34 games.

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