- Clippers’ Paul George missed two crucial free throws late in game 2 of Western Conference finals on Tuesday night
- After Clippers lost due to a miraculous play by the Suns NBA fans mocked George with Pandemic P jokes
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Paul George thought he had put the Pandemic P nickname behind him with his heroics during the second round of the playoffs but apparently that isn’t the case.
On Tuesday night, during game 2 of the Western Conference Finals Geprge found himself on the free throw line while up one point with 8 seconds left to go in the game. Unfortunately for PG he missed both free throws to give the Suns a chance to win the game on the next possession.
Paul George misses both clutch free throws 😯 pic.twitter.com/kgBZE0IFNE
— NBA Central (@TheNBACentral) June 23, 2021
George’s missed free throws allowed the Suns to run a play for Deandre Ayton a few seconds later to win the game.
EVERY ANGLE of Jae Crowder's pinpoint pass to Deandre Ayton to win Game 2 for the @Suns! #NBAPlayoffs #ThatsGame #NBAWCF presented by AT&T continues with Game 3 on Thursday at 9pm/et on ESPN pic.twitter.com/JMEXIj0erK
— NBA (@NBA) June 23, 2021
Fans immediately started mocking George with “Pandemic P” jokes after the Clippers’ heartbreaking loss.
Pandemic P really blew the one chance at being the hero 🤣 pic.twitter.com/1bGwKaG4fK
— #FreeCaruso (@LakeShowRudy) June 23, 2021
Paul George was so close to getting rid of the pandemic p name pic.twitter.com/UDXkpXTEnN
— nigerian corn🌟 (@corn_nigerian) June 23, 2021
— Kevin (@KevinO_21) June 23, 2021
PG-13 Paul George Pandemic P after being called Playoff P last series pic.twitter.com/CQwlcD3h4n
— LorduvalFitness (@LorduvalF) June 23, 2021