Chris Paul is in COVID-19 protocol and could miss part of the Western Conference finals, according to multiple reports.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

The Phoenix Suns advanced to the conference finals with a sweep of the Denver Nuggets behind Paul\'s 25.5 points per game and 41-to-5 assist-to-turnover ratio in the series.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

Paul, who is the president of the NBA Players Union, is out indefinitely and could have a shorter isolation period if he\'s vaccinated.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

The Suns would be pulling for a long series in the other Western Conference semifinal between the Utah Jazz and Los Angeles Clippers. The series is tied 2-2 with Game 5 on Wednesday.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

A potential Game 7 would be played Sunday. The NBA has not released a schedule for the conference finals.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

Paul, 36, has made one other trip to the conference finals, in 2018 with the Houston Rockets. He was forced out of that series with a hamstring injury after the Rockets went up 3-2 in the best-of-seven set. Houston lost the final two games to the Golden State Warriors.

Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Chris  Paul
MIN: 31.61
PTS: 16.4 (56.92%)
REB: 4.35
As: 8.87
ST: 1.4
BL: 0.24
TO: 2.14
GM: 83

 

--Field Level Media

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Chris Paul

Chris  Paul
Team: Phoenix Suns
Position: PG
Age: 36
Height: 183 cm
Weight: 79 kg
Birth place: North Carolina, United States of America