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Stephen A. Smith Says Stephen Curry Is Chris Paul's Achilles' Heel: "When CP3 Goes Against Curry, It's A Tough Outing."

Stephen A. Smith Says Stephen Curry Is Chris Paul's Achilles' Heel: "When CP3 Goes Against Curry, It's A Tough Outing."

The Phoenix Suns and Golden State Warriors share many similarities. They have a Big 3 of two guards and a big man, a well-rounded squad that combines experience and youth, as well as two capable coaches. Essentially, they are playing the best basketball in the NBA right now. 

These two are expected to clash in the 2022 Western Conference finals, and many people are already predicting what will happen when we see this anticipated duel in the playoffs. ESPN's Stephen A. Smith recently talked about the biggest figures on each team, claiming that Stephen Curry often has the advantage over Chris Paul. 

For the controversial analyst, the 3x NBA champion has been a difficult rival for the Point God. He went to call Steph Paul's Achilles' heel. 

"You know that CP3, as phenomenal as he is, one could easily argue that his Achilles' heel would be Steph Curry," Smith said on First Take. 

"Steph Curry ... 6(-foot-)3, lanky, long arms, the greatest shooter that ever lived ... When CP3 goes against him, it's a tough outing."

Chris Paul is already a legend of the game. His impact on everything he joined during his career is undeniable, but everybody has kryptonite, and he's not the exception. Steph has constantly gotten the best of Paul, and this season's personal series is another proof of that. 

Steph has earned some big wins during his career and not even Paul has been safe from him. CP3 is having another incredible season in Phoenix, earning MVP buzz when everybody thought he would slow down. He's still trying to win that elusive NBA championship and it seems like this season will present a good opportunity to take revenge and win the Larry O'Brien trophy. 

To do so, he'll have to face big rivals, and the Warriors appear to be the most dangerous above the Memphis Grizzlies, Utah Jazz and Dallas Mavericks.