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Video: Clippers’ Paul George, Kawhi Leonard connect for their first assisted basket of the season

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For the first time all season, Paul George and Kawhi Leonard of the LA Clippers played on the same night Wednesday against the Boston Celtics. The game was a nationally televised affair, and the duo got right down to business early in the first quarter by combining for this three-pointer by George.

Though George had played two games without Leonard to start his Clippers career, Wednesday night’s matchup vs. Boston was their first game as a duo. Without Leonard, George had started the 2019-20 season on fire by putting up 29.3 points per game with 6.7 rebounds per game and 3.7 assists per game – all on a hilariously high 75.7 true shooting percentage, which includes a 52.2 percent clip from downtown.

Leonard, for his part, is putting up a career-high 26.8 points per game on a career-high 21.4 attempts a night. Though that efficiency isn’t outlandish, the combination of Leonard and George should be a lethal one once the playoffs roll around – not even mentioning the Clippers’ terrific depth.

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