Patrick Beverley reportedly advised the Lakers that it’s over for them as soon as the Clippers signed Paul George and Kawhi Leonard final 12 months.
The ‘Battle for LA’ was hyped as much as be one of many best Playoffs matchups in current historical past, with expectations being constructed up from July 10th, the day Kawhi Leonard and Paul George signed with the Los Angeles Clippers. The ‘Battle of LA’ didn’t pan out the way in which the Clippers hoped it might as they by no means obtained the possibility to satisfy the Lakers within the Western Convention Finals, as they obtained bounced out of the Playoffs within the 2nd spherical.
Previous to this nevertheless, quite a lot of banter was exchanged between the two LA groups, and as anticipated, Patrick Beverley was someway concerned.
Patrick Beverley to Lakers as soon as Kawhi and George signed with the Clippers
Patrick Beverley is understood to be outspoken about any and all the pieces and isn’t afraid to take pictures at any participant he chooses to.
So, when the Los Angeles Clippers signed maybe to 2 finest 2 method wings in the whole NBA in Paul George and Kawhi Leonard, Pat Bev determined to speak smack to their metropolis rivals. On an episode of the Woj Pod, ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowkski performed a clip of Patrick Beverley saying, “It’s just about over for you guys.”
Pat Bev despatched this message to LeBron James and the Los Angeles Lakers proper after the Clips acquired George and Kawhi.
Patrick Beverley’s trash speaking saga for the 2019-20 season.
The All-Protection guard had fairly a 12 months when it comes to selecting fights with gamers who’re flat out higher ball gamers than him.
He infamously advised Steph Curry, “The subsequent 5 years are mine,” to which Curry hilariously responded, “Aren’t you 31?”
He had scuffles with LeBron James and Russell Westbrook, and who can overlook the social media beef Beverley and George had with Damian Lillard within the NBA Bubble.