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Chris Paul to undergo MRI on injured hamstring

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Although the Rockets took a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference Finals against the Warriors on Thursday night, the health of Chris Paul is a cause for concern heading into Game 6. Paul suffered an apparent hamstring injury during the final minute of Game 5, and will be re-evaluated after undergoing an MRI on Friday, writes Ramona Shelburne of ESPN.com.A team source tells Shelburne that Paul felt “a twinge” in the hamstring when he landed after shooting a jumper on one of Houston's final possessions, and was still “really sore” after the game. While CP3 didn't speak to reporters during the...
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Is Chris Paul really going to be 'all right'?

Is Chris Paul really going to be 'all right'?

4 monthes ago   |   By USA Today

The injury gods came up with a cruel one on Thursday night.
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Curry says Paul doing shimmy on him was 'well deserved'

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Stephen Curry got a taste of his own medicine during Game 5 of the Western Conference Finals on Thursday night when Chris Paul shimmied in his face, but the two-time NBA MVP is not offended.Curry has been known to shimmy after hitting big shots, and CP3 mocked him over it after the Rockets point guard hit a big 3-pointer late in the third quarter. When reporters asked Curry for his thoughts on being taunted, he said he had no issue with it. “It was well deserved,” Curry said. “It was a tough shot. If you can shimmy on someone else, you gotta be alright getting shimmied on. So I'll keep...
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Paul says he will be 'alright' for Game 6 despite hamstring injury

4 monthes ago   |   By Yardbarke

Chris Paul is dealing with yet another hamstring injury, but the Houston Rockets star does not expect it to cost him any time in the Western Conference Finals.Paul left his team's Game 5 win over the Golden State Warriors in the final minute on Thursday after he tweaked his right hamstring. He appeared to injure it on an awkward floater attempt. After the game, the point guard expressed optimism about his availability for Game 6. Paul battled a left hamstring injury during the regular season, and he had a similar ailment during the 2015 playoffs with the Clippers. This is not the first...
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Chris Paul shimmied on Stephen Curry, and Curry is okay with that

4 monthes ago   |   By ProBasketballTalk

In Game 3 of the Western Conference Finals, Stephen Curry was feeling it and broke out the shimmy after draining a step-back three over James Harden. STEPH. SHIMMY. pic.twitter.com/IzhnmadfK1 - Bleacher Report May 21, 2018 In Game 5 Thursday night, Chris Paul hit a ridiculous three over Curry and returned the shimmy favor.. CP3
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Chris Paul injury update: Rockets guard 'worried,' Game 6 in question

Chris Paul injury update: Rockets guard 'worried,' Game 6 in question

4 monthes ago   |   By Sporting News

Rockets guard Chris Paul is to be evaluated Friday for the hamstring he injured in Thursday's win, and Game 6 is in question.
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Rockets' Paul hits shot, mocks Warriors' Curry with shimmy

Rockets' Paul hits shot, mocks Warriors' Curry with shimmy

4 monthes ago   |   By UPI

Chris Paul did his best Steph Curry shimmy dance after hitting a shot in his face during the Houston Rockets' Game 5 win against the Golden State Warriors.
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Chris Paul: ‘I Will Be Alright'

Chris Paul: ‘I Will Be Alright'

4 monthes ago   |   By SLAMonline

Chris Paul left Houston's 98-94 Game 5 victory Thursday night against the Warriors due to a right hamstring injury.
Chris Paul suffers an injury late in game 5 pic.twitter.com/VLGm7MXklq
- Def Pen Hoops May 25, 2018
Paul's status for Game 6 is up in the air- Eric Gordon would handle point guard duties if CP3 doesn't suit up-but he tried to put on a brave front.
Just saw injured Rockets guard Chris Paul jump into a Maybach outside the Toyota Center and he said: “I will be all right.” I next asked about Game 6, Paul said: “Oh yeah,” before being whisked away.
- Marc J. Spears May 25...
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