Paul George scores 36 points as Thunder takes Game 1 over Jazz 116-108
Paul George wasn't lying about "Playoff P."
Making his playoff debut with the Thunder, George went off for 36 points on 13-for-20 shooting to lead Oklahoma City to a 116-108 win over the visiting Utah Jazz in Game 1 of the first round of the Western Conference playoffs.
George made 8 of his 11 attempts on 3-pointers.
Russell Westbrook added 29 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists.
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Rookie Donovan Mitchell led the Jazz with 27 points.
Game 2 is Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena.
Thunder vs. Jazz remaining series schedule
Wednesday, April 18: Utah at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. (Fox Sports Oklahoma, NBA TV)
Saturday, April 21: Oklahoma City at Utah, 9 p.m. (Fox Sports Oklahoma, ESPN)
Monday, April 23: Oklahoma City at Utah, 9:30 p.m. (Fox Sports Oklahoma, TNT)
x-Wednesday, April 25: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA
x-Friday, April 27: Oklahoma City at Utah, TBA
x-Sunday, April 29: Utah at Oklahoma City, TBA