Chris Paul defends his HORRIBLE performances by praising Steph Curry’s incredible impact

Chris Paul shared his thoughts on not needing to score as many points to win with the Warriors.


Chris Paul defends his HORRIBLE performances by praising Steph Curry’s incredible impact

Chris Paul and Steph Curry (via Instagram)

The Golden State Warriors star Chris Paul made an interesting statement in a media interaction. His statement stunned fans and NBA analysts across the league. After the game, he shared his thoughts on not needing to score many points to win with the Warriors. The basis of his argument centered around having reliable players like Steph Curry and Klay Thompson on the roster. Paul considered it as a luxury.

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Chris Paul is a prolific scorer and has an impressive game IQ in basketball. However, making such a comment confused fans and analysts. They believed the veteran player tried to defend his shortcomings in his own game. Furthermore, they thought he shielded it by putting the infamous Warriors roster upfront to make up for it instead of contributing to the team’s offensive load.

Paul in the post-game interview shared his thoughts. This is what he said:

It’s crazy to think about how I can score one point or two points and we still win the game. It’s a nice luxury to have.
Chris Paul via post-game press conference.

Fans criticized the veteran player for his comments. However, Chris Paul was not wrong when he mentioned it was a luxury to play alongside NBA superstars such as Steph Curry and Klay Thompson. Steph and Klay are known for playing-making skills and incredible scoring prowess on the court.

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Despite his horrendous shooting in the recent match against the Oklahoma City Thunder in their first in-season tournament, CP3 made incredible contributions to the roster by dishing out 13 assists.

Chris Paul’s season so far with the Warriors

The NBA veteran Chris Paul known for his impressive playmaking skills entered his 19th year in the NBA this season. Paul has received many accolades, including the NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant MVP Award in 2013, the NBA All-Defensive Team in 2015-17, and so on.

However, he never had a chance to win a championship ring in his 19 years of NBA career. His recent trade to the Golden State Warriors may give him a shot to achieve that dream of winning a ring after all.

Warriors guard Chris Paul (via Sports Ilustrated).
Chris Paul (via Sports Illustrated).

The NBA regular season is going on in full swing, and in the first six games of the season, Paul averaged 8 points, including nine assists, 4.2 rebounds, and 1.7 steals, while committing one turnover per game. Paul’s best performance so far since the start of the regular season was against the Sacramento Kings on Oct. 27 where he scored 10 points including twelve assists, three steals, and two rebounds.

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The Golden State Warriors are on a winning streak for five continuous games, making them one of the strong contending teams for the NBA championship for the season. The Warriors are gearing up for their next matches against the Cleveland Cavaliers, Detroit Pistons, and Denver Nuggets.

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