On Tuesday night, the New Orleans Pelicans were christened by Devin Booker. The Sun’s shooting guard started the baby on the way to halftime 31 points. While the Suns’ attack was boiling hot in the first half, their defense was unable to slow down the Pelicans’ attack, especially in the transition period.
In the middle of the third quarter, CJ McCollum passed to Jaxson Hayes as he exited during the transition. Booker gave chase and while trying to land a shot from behind Hayes, who was lifting for a one-handed shot, Booker adjusted his hamstring. Reports suggest Booker likely to miss Games 3 and 4but hamstring injury It can take several weeks to fully recover and flare-ups can occur at any time.
The Pelicans have not yet placed the fear of God in the Sun, but Booker’s hamstring has Suns loyalists praying for a speedy recovery.
If you’ve ever wondered why Chris Paul is so cranky, events like Booker’s injury derailed his playoffs are why. The heavenly basketball gods governing the fate of basketball players can dedicate it to Suns Christopher Emmanuel Paul.
Why do people hate Chris?
In the past year, Phoenix has been the center of the basketball universe, the basketball gods punish the Sun is on the mark. Pew research polls show that most people believe in fatalism, the idea that higher power determines their lives.
It’s absurd to think that Booker’s trauma changed the outcome of this series. The Sun was stunned, but they were still the superior team. Besides, the Pelicans seem to have decided that this will be a short playoff as they fail to trigger Zion Williamson for his first playoff game.
However, veteran official Scott Foster is a much more active thorn than Williamson. Foster, who has a history of handing Drs over to Paul, is basically CP3’s Chris