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Chris Paul, NBA stats in win against Pelicans playoffs

The adjectives are over to try to qualify what you are doing Chris-Paul in his career and, even more so, this season. This genius of th


The adjectives are over to try to qualify what you are doing Chris-Paul in his career and, even more so, this season. This genius of the ball is knowing how to adapt to the passing of time and establish himself as a true leader of some who eagerly seek the ring to fulfill the ambition and merit of this man. With Booker out due to injury, the Arizonans took advantage of the ability to direct, pass, score and emotional management of a player who prints a unique rhythm to the game and broke historical records in terms of . The team’s chances of success in these they depend, to a great extent, on performances to remember by Paul like the one tonight.

Playoff games with 10+ assists

Before assuming the scoring flow in the last quarter, Paul was in charge of making all his teammates play and providing them with absolutely unbeatable balls, which enhanced the team’s confidence. He is already the fourth best placed player in history in this section, with 51 games. Ahead of him is Steve Nash (54), John Stockton (100) and Magic Johnson (143).

Fourth player in history with more than 30 playoff games registering 20/10

Chris continues to combine the scoring aspect with that of playmaker with surprising efficiency and proof of this is this fact. He has registered 30 games scoring more than 20 points and handing out more than 10 assists and he only has three legends ahead of him: Kevin Johnson (30), Lebron James (43) and Magic Johnson (60)

Impeccable ball management

In the current playoffs, Paul has distributed 38 assists and only turned over 2 balls, which gives an idea of ​​his vision of the game and intellectual capacity on the court. This places him at the top of the all-time list of players with the most playoff games registering more than 10 assists and 0 turnovers, with 7 games. He leaves behind Magic, Stockton, Kidd, Curry, Nash and Neke, for example, who all combined only make it to 6 games.

Absolute protagonism in the last 10 minutes

Booker’s absence and the Pelicans’ good defense in the paint made Paul take responsibility at peak moments. Proof of this is how he managed the last 10 minutes of the match, with his part playing a leading role in all the attacks.