Did Mavericks' Luka Doncic snub Paul George's offer of jersey swap?

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The Clippers exorcised their playoff demons on Sunday, beating the Mavericks 126-111 in Game 7 of their first-round series and advancing to take on the Jazz in the Western Conference semifinals.

Los Angeles may have won Sunday's game, but Paul George may have still taken an L — after the final buzzer sounded. Cameras caught him and Dallas' Luka Doncic talking after the game ended. It looked like a pretty nice moment of George praising Doncic's excellent play in a losing effort; nothing strange about that at all.

Here's where things got odd: George took off his jersey while the two talked, looking as if he wanted to offer it in a jersey swap. If that is indeed what he was trying to do, then it appeared Doncic rebuffed him:

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After the video gained traction online, Doncic was asked about the moment during his post-game press conference. The Mavs star said he did end up swapping jerseys with George, but did it privately in the locker room instead.

Unfortunately for Doncic, only George (22 points, 10 assists) will get the chance to put his jersey back on this year. 

Doncic was fantastic in Game 7, putting up a game-high 46 points to go with seven rebounds and 14 assists. Curiously, that wasn't the first time he was part of potentially meme-able moment: The first came in the first quarter, when he was on his back and gave the cameras a thumbs up:

Doncic scored 19 points in the quarter while helping the Mavericks take a three-point lead after 12 minutes. It was the only period Dallas would lead in the game.

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