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Chris Paul COVID-19 updates: Suns star tests positive, per report; Status uncertain for Western Conference finals

Chris Paul COVID-19 updates: Suns star tests positive, per report; Status uncertain for Western Conference finals


The Suns will be without Chris Paul for an “indefinite” period of time.

Per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Paul has entered the NBA’s COVID-19 protocol, leaving his status for the Western Conference finals “up in the air.”

Paul has been a massive part of the Suns’ success all season, particularly in the playoffs: Paul has averaged 15.7 points and 8.7 assists in the playoffs this year, helping catapult Phoenix over the Lakers and Nuggets en route to a Western Conference finals appearance.

Here’s the latest on Paul’s status:

Chris Paul COVID-19 updates

According to report from John Gambadoro, Chris Paul did have a positive coronavirus test.

Per The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Paul will be out for an “indefinite” period of time, though quarantine for players who have tested in the past have been a quarantine window of 10-to-14 days.

Paul’s status for Phoenix’s Western Conference Finals appearance is uncertain, with the series scheduled to tip off either Sunday (if the Clippers win Friday) or Tuesday. Charania says that quarantine window may be shorter for players who are vaccinated.



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