Originally written on TheProBasketballTalk  |  Last updated 10/24/14
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Before this series started I was the only person I spoke to that thought this thing was going to seven games. When asked why I had that opinion I would provide only two words: Chris Paul. I felt like a player as good as Paul simply could not be beaten in just four or five games, and with the weapons he has on this Clippers squad that thought just became stronger in my mind. I was wrong. Probably. The series still hasn't shifted to the Staples Center in Los Angeles yet, and adjustments could still be made to try and get CP3 in space so he can go to work. But I think Gregg Popovich and the Spurs probably had the same idea that I did. "If we're going to lose, it's going to be because of Chris Paul." So they shut him down. 10 points. Five assists. Eight turnovers. Those were Chris Paul's abysmal numbers from Thursday night's convincing 105-88 San Antonio Spurs victory. The game was actually close at times. At the half it was 46-42. But the Spurs ...
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