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Chris Paul On How Much Work It Takes To Be Ready For The Clutch: "You Can’t Cheat The Game"

Chris Paul On How Much Work It Takes To Be Ready For Clutch: “You Can’t Cheat The Game"

Chris Paul is once again showing his class and talent as one of the best point guards not only now but all time. The so-called 'Point God' picked things right where he left them last year and took the Phoenix Suns to the next level, posting the league-best record this season, why showing that age is indeed just a number for him. 

Now, in the playoffs, the Suns have only lost two games, getting rid of the New Orleans Pelicans in the first round and dominating Luka Doncic and his Dallas Mavericks in the first two games of the semifinals. All season long, the Suns have exceeded in clutch time, making big shots to close out games. 

It's not different in the postseason, and Paul is the biggest proof of that. He's constantly draining big shots to lead his team to wins, and everybody is wondering why Paul feels so confident during those moments. 

In the post-game conference, Paul was asked about his shots in crunch time and what inspires him to step up and take over games. He credited his work and stated that he's been doing the same for a long time, which is why is so easy to dominate late in matches (11:10).

"The end of the game is exciting for the fans. And as for us players, you just have to get to work. It all comes down to work. You can't cheat the game. You have to work on strength and fitness, you have to lift weights, you have to rest, you have to practice "When you do that, you'll live with the results," Paul explained of his longevity.

The Suns are now 2-0 up against the Mavericks, and look poised to return to the NBA Finals once again. They are looking for revenge after losing the championship last year against the Milwaukee Bucks. CP3 is still trying to win that elusive title and won't hesitate to do whatever it takes to win it all. 

If he keeps performing at this level, it'll be just a matter of time before he finally lifts that Larry O'Brien trophy. He keeps working and seems pretty confident in his chances, and that should worry the rest of the league.