Damian Lillard vs. Beef Paul George and Patrick Beverley were brought up from the basketball court to social media shortly after Lillard’s Portland Trail Blazers blew an undefeated match against the Los Angeles Clippers on Saturday.
To the satisfaction of the Clippers George and Beverley, Lillard missed two free-kicks and a three-point effort in the final 45 seconds of a 122-117 Los Angeles win.
After the match, Beverley waved goodbye to Lillard in the same way that he waved goodbye to George and Oklahoma City after hitting a three-point basket in game 6 of the first win series against Thunder in 2019.
After Saturday’s game, Lillard was asked about George and Beverley’s reaction to his defeat at the end of Saturday’s match. Lillard responded by reminding the world that he kicked both Beverly and George home with a defeat in the playoff.
Concerning Beverley, Lillard is referring to 2014, when the game won his three points in Game 6 with Houston ending the series first. Beverley played for Houston at that time.
Bleacher Report created a meme about Lillard and one of his quotes about George and Lillard and posted it to his Instagram account. That leads to George and Beverley respond in the comments section of that post.
Beverley (patbev21) commented: “Cancun out of 3”
Paul George commented: “And you will be brought home this year 🤣 respect ✊🏾”
Lillard then clapped his hands back to George, commenting: “Let’s continue to switch teams… run from the mill. you guys are idiots ”
George started his career in Indiana before being traded with Oklahoma City in 2017. Thunder traded George for the Clippers last year.
George was not too pleased with Lillard’s comment and replied that he had a more successful run at the first stop (Indiana) than Lillard had in Portland.
No, none of these are very mature.
But it makes a great theater. Too bad we may not be able to get a bunch of Blazers-Clippers playoffs this year.
– Aaron Fentress | firstname.lastname@example.org | @AaronJFentress (Twitter), @AaronJFentress (Instagram), @AaronFentress (Facebook).
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