Paul George is about to hear some big-time jeers. According to a June 19 article by Jeremy Cluff of the Arizona Republic, the Los Angeles Clippers star is the “most hated” NBA player in the state of Arizona. Citing a poll taken by Bet Online that utilized geotagged Twitter data to form its conclusions, George was selected as the most disliked NBA player in the state, which suggests PG could be in for some R-rated sound bytes very soon.
After knocking the top-seeded Utah Jazz out of the playoffs in six games, the suddenly white-hot Clippers will be led by George when they head to Phoenix to face the Suns in the Western Conference Finals.
The Clips managed to close the series against the Jazz out minus superstar Kawhi Leonard, who will miss at least the first game — and likely