Without George to start, Clippers still among NBA’s best

BETH HARRIS AP Sports Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Clippers shocked the NBA by landing two superstars to go with a proven supporting cast. Only one of them will be on the floor to start the season. Joining his third team in three years, Kawhi Leonard is healthy. Paul George is still rehabbing after two offseason shoulder surgeries. The Clippers' chemistry — cemented through offseason workouts, group chat via text, a fishing trip and attending Rams games — should provide George plenty of time to work his way back. He will miss the season's first 10 games, according to coach Doc Rivers, although the team has yet to confirm a timetable for his return. If Rivers is correct, George would be back at Houston on Nov. 13. He would miss key games against the Lakers, Golden S
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