Paul George Receives Warm Welcome from OKC Thunder Fans at Airport

By Anthony Blake

A year after suffering through a heartbreaking departure during the offseason, Oklahoma City Thunder fans congregated for a reason to cheer this time around.

The Paul George trade has infused hope into a fanbase that now feels like their squad can compete with the Golden State Warriors next season.

✈️ He’s here! #PGOKC

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There were plenty of Kodak moments during George’s welcoming party.

PG is #OKCBound and these Thunder fans are READY!

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LOUDER, PG? We can do that. #ThunderFWD

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And he made sure to reach out to every fan there showing their appreciation for his arrival.

It’s real! PG hits OKC. Full coverage of 1st day at okcthunder.com and Thunder App. #ThunderFWD

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Whether or not George and Russell Westbrook will be enough to even challenge the Warriors is one thing, but giving the fans at least a little hope is worthy of a grand reception.

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