After only one season in Phoenix, Chris Paul had the opportunity to play in the NBA Finals, a first in his career. The 36-year-old point guard reconsidered his choice to join the Suns.
If Chris Paul is still not a NBA champion , he has just come out of a season that will remain etched in his memory forever. For the first time in his career, the Suns point guard made it to the NBA Finals . An experience he wants to enjoy again next year. In the meantime, Chris Paul has confided in the reasons for his choice to join Phoenix , which had been talked about at the time of the trade .
“When I thought about going to Phoenix, people didn’t even know I had it in mind”
In comments reported by Basket USA , Chris Paul explained his choice: “ When I thought about going to Phoenix, people didn’t even know I had that in mind. I already knew Monty, and regardless of our past relationship, I know his mentality, his way of preparing. It is also a question of preparation. In the last minutes of a match, we want to have this coach capable of having the cards in hand. Beyond that, you have to make sure that this coach has sufficiently disciplined your team, that you have defensive principles ”.