While Russell Westbrook and Stephen Curry seem to be getting the most attention among point guards from fans these days, Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul is still one of the elite floor-general in the NBA.
Paul surely reminded fans on his greatness on Sunday when he absolutely schooled Aaron Brooks, freeing himself up for an easy jumper that he nailed.
It’s hard to beat that. Brooks simply had no chance on the play.
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Paul is playing the best basketball of his season right now and he’s the main reason why the Clippers have been able to remain afloat in the Western Conference despite Blake Griffin being injured since Feb. 6.
Paul averaged 19.1 points (47.1 percent shooting from the field) and 11.5 assists per game in February and the Clippers have gone 5-3 in Griffin’s absence.
The Clippers entered Sunday’s contest at 38-21, good for fifth place in the West.
Paul is averaging 17.9 points (47.4 percent shooting from the field) and 9.9 assists per game this season.
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