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Friday, May 10th, 2013 at 9:20 am  |  6 responses

Paul George Thinks He Can Limit Carmelo Anthony


Indiana Pacers swingman Paul George lamented that he didn’t get more opportunities to check Carmelo Anthony in Game 2 (during which Melo got loose for 32 points.) George says he’s the only Pacer with a realistic chance at slowing down the Knicks’ superstar. Per the NY Post: “George said he feels his speed and quickness can be more of a factor against Anthony than the size of David West. Look at Anthony’s 11-point, fourth quarter assault in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. ‘He went on a stretch [when] I wasn’t guarding, wasn’t matched up with him. That kind of freed him up, gave him some good looks. He’s got quick feet,’ George said after Pacers practice Thursday. ‘Taking nothing away from David West, he played phenomenal defense on him, but [Anthony’s] first step is pretty quick. That freed him a couple of plays. I wish I would’ve stayed on him. I’ve just got to fight through the screens. That’s what we tried to do. If it was me and David West, we would switch off. But I’ll just fight through it. I’ll make sure I’m locked in on him as much as I could.’”

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  • TSmoove

    And I think you can’t. Your move Paul…

  • BugEyes

    yea and I can out wordmake George w.

  • http://twitter.com/iamMrJump Hatim Jean-Louis

    Ummm idk but Paul George needs to focus on shot selection before anything else

  • http://twitter.com/Jzakoni D dot Sanchez

    dont trust them new ni66as

  • http://www.facebook.com/starkpwnsyou Joshua Maria Peter Bautista

    He’ll bully George in the post and when West switches back to him, he’ll punish him on drives. Only LeBron can guard him one-on-one. This is a fact.

  • chris_bless

    He’s been doing it so what ya gotta say now?

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