The Suns will be without Chris Paul for an “indefinite” period of time.
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Paul has entered the NBA’s COVID-19 agreement, leaving his status in the Western Conference finals “up in the air.”
Sources said that Paul’s starting state in the Western Conference Finals is currently up in the air.
It is worth noting that, depending on medical conditions, the isolation period of vaccinated individuals may be shorter. https://t.co/62r5bWzLOh
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) June 16, 2021
Paul is an important part of the Suns’ success throughout the season, especially in the playoffs: Paul averaged 15.7 points and 8.7 assists in the playoffs this year, helping the Suns defeat the Lakers and Nuggets and enter the Western Conference Finals.
Here is the latest news about Paul’s status:
Chris Paul COVID-19 Update
According to a report by John Gambadoro, Chris Paul did test positive for the coronavirus.
Chris Paul tested positive.
— John Gambodolo (@Gambo987) June 16, 2021
According to The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Paul will be out of the game “indefinitely,” even though players who have been tested in the past have been quarantined for 10 to 14 days.
Paul’s performance in the Phoenix Western Conference Finals is still uncertain, and the series is scheduled to start on Sunday (if the Clippers win on Friday) or Tuesday. Charania said that for vaccinated players, the isolation window may be shorter.