Chris Paul dominated against the Warriors on Saturday during a thrilling 116-108 win, scoring 33 points with 11 rebounds, seven assists, three steals and six 3-pointers in 35 minutes.
Advice: The Rockets came up huge in the fourth yet again with a 24-17 edge to earn this win. They clinched the tiebreaker against Golden State, but they do have their work cut out for themselves to catch the Warriors with a 3.5-game deficit. As for Paul, his scoring average is up from last year and he's holding steady as the No. 6 player in nine-category leagues per game on the season.
Chris Paul scored 33 points Saturday on 10-of-20 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Golden State Warriors 116-108. Paul pulled down 11 rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +6 in his 35:16 on the floor. He tacked on three steals. Paul went 6 of 11 from behind the arc.
Advice: Paul had his second-best scoring performance of the season and set season highs with 11 rebounds and six 3-pointers. In his last eight games, Paul has averaged 25.1 points, 8.9 assists and 7.5 rebounds.
Chris Paul scored 19 points with six rebounds, nine assists, three steals and four 3-pointers in 35 minutes during a 116-98 win over the Wolves on Thursday.
Advice: He had been cleaning up while James Harden was out, averaging 22.4 points, 7.1 boards, 9.7 assists, 1.3 steals, 0.6 blocks and 2.9 treys on 44.8 percent from the field and 92.6 percent from the line. Paul does get staggered from Harden to buoy his value, so he's still shaping up to be a top-10 value in standard leagues even while Harden is back to 100 percent.
Chris Paul scored 19 points Thursday on 6-of-12 shooting as the Houston Rockets topped the Minnesota Timberwolves 116-98. Paul grabbed six rebounds and had nine assists, tallying a plus-minus of +23 in his 35:27 of playing time. He tacked on three steals. Paul went 4 of 8 from 3-point range.
Advice: As expected, Paul's shot totals went down as James Harden returned to the lineup - he averaged nearly 18 field goal attempts and 22.4 points in the seven games Harden missed with a hamstring injury. Still, don't even think about sitting the Point God, as he'll still be an elite source of assists and steals and Harden will remain on a minutes limit for the time being.
Chris Paul will not be suspended for his participation in Monday's locker room incident.
Advice: Trevor Ariza and Gerald Green will each serve a two-game suspension, but James Harden and CP3 will not be punished by the league. Harden is expected to be back in action on Thursday against the Timberwolves, so Paul's usage figures to take a bit of a hit.
Chris Paul finished with 19 points, seven assists, rebounds and a blocked shot over 35 minutes in Monday's game against the Clippers, his first game against his former team.
Advice: CP3 was given a hearty ovation from the home crowd before the game, and then the Clips spoiled the homecoming with a 113-102 victory. He finished 8-of-17 from the field, including 3-of-10 from behind the 3-point line, while turning it over just once. He has picked up the pace with James Harden (hamstring) on the mend, posting at least six or more rebounds and six or more assists in each of his seven games in January while averaging 24.8 points per game over the past six contests.
Chris Paul scored 19 points Monday, going 8 of 17 from the field, as the Houston Rockets lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 113-102. Paul pulled down six rebounds and dished out seven assists, accumulating a plus-minus of -10 in his 34:33 on the floor. He added one block. Paul went 3 of 10 from 3-point range.
Advice: Paul has really been elevating his play lately, with at least six rebounds and assists in all seven games this month. He's also averaged 22.4 points in that span.
Chris Paul went for 25 points with eight rebounds, six assists andtwo blocked shots over 27 minutes in Friday's 112-95 win at Phoenix.
Advice: CP3 hit 9-of-18 from the field, including 2-of-6 from behind the 3-point line. He has stepped up his game with James Harden (hamstring) on the mend, averaging 28.7 points, 8.7 assists, 7.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.0 blocked shots per game over the past three outings. He is also working on a 19-game streak with at least one 3-pointer dating back to Nov. 25.
Chris Paul scored 25 points Friday, going 9 of 18 from the field, as the Houston Rockets defeated the Phoenix Suns 112-95. Paul pulled down eight rebounds and had six assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 27:04 of playing time. He added two blocks. Paul went 2 of 6 from 3-point range.
Advice: Averaging a superb 23.7 points, 10.1 assists and 7 rebounds over the last seven games, Paul is one of the best fantasy bets going with James Harden still sidelined.