Chris Paul is one of the most underrated players on the pitch and his presence has often visibly elevated teams to a whole new level. Paul signed with the Phoenix Suns last season and led them to the NBA playoffs after a decade-long absence. The Suns also struggled to make it to the Finals, which was their first appearance since 1993.
Chris Paul signed a $120 million contract with the Suns after turning down his player option to enter free agency in 2021 on a brand new contract. Paul had a huge impact on the young team that came under his wing. Devin Booker was able to work his wonders more on the goal aspect of offense rather than focusing on too many things at once. The team is currently on track to potentially win a title this season, as many have already decided.
Chris Paul leads the Suns in their first playoff win of the season against the Pelicans
The Suns’ championship run began last night against the New Orleans Pelicans, who secured a spot via the play-in tournament. Phoenix dominated the field and won 110-99 against the NOLA on their sheer offensive power. They shot 53.8% from the field, 35.7% from threes, and 76.2% from the line. Devin Booker had 25 points along with 8 assists and 4 rebounds.
Deandre Ayton scored 21 points and emerged as one of the top threats in the color among Western Conference teams. Chris Paul led the team with 30 points, 10 assists and 7 rebounds on 12 of 16 shots from the field. That year, he averaged 14.7 points and 4.4 rebounds while leading the league with 10.8 assists per game.
Chris Paul sets a new NBA record in the first round of the 2021-22 playoffs
Chris Paul on his 130th birthdayth The playoff appearance made history after he had 30 points and 10 assists, becoming the oldest postseason player to do so. Fans erupted against his former franchise at the 36-year veteran’s impressive performance. Here are some Twitter reactions from fans and followers around the world.
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https://firstsportz.com/nba-news-twitter-left-in-awe-after-chris-paul-dominates-the-fourth-quarter-of-game-1-vs-pelicans/ “The game just ended when he decided it had to end” Twitter left in awe after Chris Paul dominated the fourth quarter of Game 1 against Pelicans