On July 15, the Suns lost 103-109 to bucks in the away game, and the big score became 2-2 draw. Chris Paul only got 10 points and 7 assists in 5 of 13 shots, 5 mistakes and 4 fouls, and his efficiency dropped sharply.
Booker’s 42 points set a new record. The referee ignored him for six offenses, causing public anger
Paul made only 22 mistakes in 14 games in the first three rounds of the Western Conference playoffs, but he has made 12 mistakes in the first three games of the finals. Today’s opening sun rhythm is smooth, Booker and Aton’s enthusiasm are mobilized, Paul himself also successfully throws after the cover to score.
However, after Paul failed to score again and was prevented from making two mistakes, the defensive pressure he encountered was still relatively large. In the first quarter, he only got 2 points and 1 assist in 2-for-1, but the efficiency was the highest + 8 in the team.
In the second quarter, the Bucks quickly tied the score. Paul sent shells to Claude from the outside and helped him to attack regor and dunk. But he never scored again, and his 6:10 midshot missed again. In the first half, he scored only 2 points in 1 of 4, and his efficiency plummeted in the second quarter.
At the beginning of the second half, Paul assisted Claude to score three points, but he was still difficult to open up the situation. After being robbed by Tucker in 8:20, he got the third foul in rebounding. Until 5:34, Paul finally scored again by jumping shot, but Booker got four fouls, Paul was also fouled by brother Letterman, and got four points in the third quarter.
Booker maintained the sun’s advantage with 38 points in the third quarter, while Paul assisted Penn to score three points in the first leg of the last quarter, leading the sun to the biggest 9 points in the game. But the good times don’t last long. Booker 5 makes mistakes. The sun can only rely on Paul’s organization.
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