Chris Paul has been among the finest level guards within the NBA for fairly a while, however Stephen Curry’s emergence has despatched him sliding down the ground common rankings lately. Curry has had Paul’s number for the reason that Warriors turned championship contenders in 2014.
On Wednesday night time, Paul lastly exacted his revenge.
Paul drove on Curry late within the second quarter of Game 2, then despatched the two-time MVP sliding to the bottom with a vicious behind-the-back transfer. He then discovered P.J. Tucker on a baseline lower to finish the spotlight.
The ankle-breaking crossover was a type of payback to Curry, who dropped Paul years in the past with an identical behind-the-back transfer. This one was a lot nastier: a double behind-the-back baseline crossover that left Paul greedy on the air.
It’s been a very long time coming, and Paul and Curry could have extra alternatives to drop one another sooner or later. But for now, let’s simply admire this level guard rivalry. Looks prefer it’s Curry’s flip.