The Phoenix Suns could have to give up the rest of the regular season on Chris Paul. The Point Guard has broken his right thumb.

The Phoenix Suns point to the All-Star Pause by far the best balance of NBA. The Western Conference is the franchise from Arizona with a balance sheet of 48 wins and ten defeats with six and a half play ahead of the Golden State Warriors at the top. A upholstery that the Suns can use well.

Because in the coming six to eight weeks, the Suns will have to do without Chris Paul. This reports TNT. The Point Guard has broken the thumb of the right hand. Paul injured in the game against the Houston Rockets, the last before the all-star break, but stood at the all-star game itself but still in the parquet.

Paul leads the league this season with 10.7 assists per game. With 14.9 meters, 4.5 rebounds and 1.9 steals for only 2.4 ball losses on average, the 36-year-old once again proves his status as “Point God”. Already five times Paul 2021/22 has marked double-digit assist values ​​in a game at zero ball losses.

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“You are prepared for something like that, but that’s different – because it’s Chris. He helped me with his experience and knowledge, “says Suns-Coach Monty Williams on the special role of the veterans. “But it is also a way to strengthen our team and to give other players in certain areas of confidence.” Paul’s co-star Devin Booker also finds something positive in the bad news: “He can now rest his legs – and for a long time Prepare PostSeason. “

The playoffs will start on 16 April. In the case of an injury break of eight weeks, Paul ran the risk of missing the playoff start.