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“Ayo Chris Paul, what are you doing man?”: NBA Twitter loses its mind as CP3 steals the 20th rebound from Deandre Ayton in Game 1 of the NBA Finals

Raahib Singh
|Wed Jul 07 2021


Suns star Chris Paul takes the final rebound of the game from Deandre Ayton, and NBA Twitter is losing its mind over the same

The Pheonix Suns rallied the valley and showed the Bucks who’s boss in Game 1. The host Suns took down the visiting Bucks 118-105 in a dominant Game 1 of the NBA Finals. The Suns had contributions from all of their key players, as they made sure that Giannis Antetokounmpo and co. had no chance to win the game.

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Chris Paul and Devin Booker combined for 59 of the Suns’ 118 points. Paul ended the game with a game-high 32 points and 9 assists, while Booker added 27 points and 6 assists. Deandre Ayton had a massive game, scoring 20 points and grabbing 19 rebounds. Ayton was 1 rebound shy of recording his first 20/20 game and was about to do so when CP3 stole it.

NBA Twitter loses it as Chris Paul steals the rebound from Deandre Ayton

Deandre Ayton had a massive game in his first-ever NBA Finals. He was a force on the boards and provided timely scoring whenever the Suns needed it. He was about to record his first-ever 20/20 game when Chris Paul stole the 20th rebound at the last second possible.

While Ayton smiled it off, NBA Twitter wasn’t as forgiving. Despite CP3 leading the Suns to a win, all they cared about was the final rebound.

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The Bucks and the Suns have a day off to regroup, as they face off on Thursday for Game 2 of the NBA Finals.


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Raahib Singh

Raahib Singh

Raahib is an NBA Editor at The SportsRush. A Computer Science Engineer by qualification, Raahib's passion for sports drew him towards TSR, and his love for Stephen Curry and the Warriors made him stay. Raahib enjoys reading, watching movies, and exploring new things during his free time.

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