Chris Paul makes first statement since getting traded to the Suns

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Chris Paul opened up for the first time about getting traded from the Oklahoma City Thunder to the Phoenix Suns.

Paul took to Instagram and thanked OKC fans for their support during the season.

“Much love to everyone in the organization, the fans, and most importantly the fellas who brought out that dog, day in and day out!! Year 15 will never be forgotten,” Paul wrote on his message.

Paul appeared in 70 games for the Thunder last season, averaging 17.6 points, 5.0 rebounds and 6.7 assists and leading the team to the playoffs.