Clippers News: Chris Paul Draws Level With Magic Johnson
|Craig Freeman||Story last updated: at 9:31 am|
Chris Paul has had a tremendous start to the 2013-14 NBA season. He continued this despite the Los Angeles Clippers falling to the Memphis Grizzlies 106-102, putting up a stat line of 18 points, 9 rebounds and 11 assists, narrowly missing out on his first triple double of the season.
However, CP3 did manage to keep up his streak of at least 10 points and 10 assists, equaling Magic Johnson‘s streak of 11 games in a row with a double-double with assists, an incredible feat. Paul is not just maintaining his place as the best point guard in the league, he is propelling up the all-time list as well.
What makes this streak more incredible is that Paul has been unable to get his jump shot to fall, and yet he is still able to dominate games. This highlights his incredible skills and poise. Watching this man dominate in the same building must leave Los Angeles Lakers fans fuming over David Stern’s so called “basketball reasons.”
Paul will attempt to bypass Johnson in the record books on Wednesday against a tough Minnesota Timberwolves team. Even if he doesn’t manage to achieve this (my money will be on him doing it), it would be tough to dispute Paul as one of the best point guards we have ever seen. However, to be truly considered as one of the best, he will need to add a Larry O’Brien trophy to that resume.
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