NBA fans tear Chris Paul a new one online following a disappointing Game 4 performance where he turned the ball over 5 times.
Chris Paul has been beyond spectacular in these 2021 NBA playoffs. He dropped 37 and 41 in back-to-back closeout games on the Nuggets and the Clippers, respectively, and led the Phoenix Suns to their first ever Finals since 1993. Game 1 saw CP3 continue his torrid run as he scored 32 points on 63% shooting from the field.
Game 2 would also be a win in the Suns’ books even though Chris Paul didn’t have all too great of a game in terms of handling the ball. Regardless, he shot 50% from the field and 60% from beyond the arc. Coming to Fiserv arena for the first time however, has been a different story for the ‘point God’.
The Bucks would blow the Suns out, 120-100, and Chris Paul would drop merely 19 points. Though he did lead the team in scoring, he did so by turning the ball over 4 times. Game 4 saw a similar game from CP but without the scoring.
Chris Paul turns the ball over 5 times in the Game 4 loss to the Bucks.
Chris Paul is usually known to have the ball on a string. His dribble penetration into the paint for his patented 12-foot jumpshot is one of the most difficult shots to stop in the NBA. Tonight, fans bore witness to a uncharacteristically bad game from Paul.
He had 10 points on 38% shooting from the field and notched 5 turnovers. This would mean he has had 15 turnovers over his previous three games. This is the most he’s had in that stretch of games since the 2012 NBA Playoffs. This led to fans online trolling the Suns superstar on his lackluster performance.
Chris Paul has 15 turnovers over the Suns’ last three games.
Unless Paul regains a rhythm to help out Devin Booker, Phoenix is in big trouble.
— Evan Sidery (@esidery) July 15, 2021
I said, Chris Paul was deteriorating before our eyes…
— Emmanuel Acho (@EmmanuelAcho) July 15, 2021
Chris Paul committing a clutch turnover?
— Tim MacMahon (@espn_macmahon) July 15, 2021
With the NBA Finals all tied up at 2 a piece, Giannis and the Milwaukee Bucks will head back to Phoenix for a crucial Game 5. the winner of Game 5s is usually destined to win the entirety of the series more than 75% of the time.