In Oklahoma City’s game visiting the Lakers since, Lakers fans showed they’re holding a grudge.
Kyle Goon of Southern California News Group:
Lakers fans — who were cheering him just a year ago while attempting to woo him — have kept booing him every time he touches the ball. This is pretty strong treatment for someone who never played for the home team.
George said, at one point, he planned to sign with his hometown Lakers. But the Pacers traded him to the Thunder, and he developed an affinity for Oklahoma City during his contract year there. He re-signed with the Thunder, seems happy and is having a career year. It’s a beautiful story of the value of keeping an open mind.
Except in Los Angeles, where the Lakers feel slighted and are still searching for a second star to pair with LeBron James.