A little frustration has set in for Indiana Pacers forward Paul George as he and his Pacers look to close out the Washington Wizards and advance to the Eastern Conference finals. Struggling from the field, George decides to aim some of his anger at a Wizards fan who decided to troll George.
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Based on my lip reading abilities, it looks as if George told the Wizards fan “I’ll beat your a**. I’ll beat your a**.”
At times you can’t blame athletes for speaking to fans who spend their entire night openly trolling and criticizing the player, but this was more of a sign of open frustration from George rather than a playful back-and-forth with a fan. Eventually the Pacers would go on to defeat the Wizards, but they did so with little help from George as he will likely finish the night with 12 points on 4-of-11 shooting.
It’s always a bit funny seeing these guys react to fans though. They’re human and lose themselves everyone once in a while when the pressure mounts up. But now, George has bigger fish to fry. In the Eastern Conference finals George will have to deal with Lebron James for, at the most, seven games. And that’s a far more important issue to focus on than what any fan has to say.