From the moment he put the word out that he wanted to be traded to LA, it seemed like a lock that Paul George would sign with the Los Angeles Lakers during the summer of 2018. Even after a relatively successful season playing alongside Russell Westbrook in Oklahoma City, many believed that the allure of coming home to LA would be too much to overcome.
Flash forward to mid-June, and suddenly Paul George is 'leaning' towards staying in OKC, according to multiple outlets. So what changed? Did the Lakers sudden willingness to move heaven and earth for Kawhi Leonard become a turn-off for Paul George? Jason McIntyre seems to think so. Take a listen to the audio clip below for more.