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Phoenix Suns started the NBA Finals in the best way possible as they prevailed in Game 1 of the series vs. Milwaukee thanks to Chris Paul and Devin Booker.

After the game, Devin Booker praised Paul for his leadership and his play in Game 1 103-118 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks.

Paul put up an excellent performance in Game 1 of the 2021 NBA Finals with 32 points, 9 assists, 4 rebounds on 63/57/100 shooting splits.

The Suns took an 1-0 lead in the Finals’ series as Devin Booker added 27 to go along with six assists and three steals on a huge combined performance from Monty Williams’ superstar backcourt duo.

Game 2 of the Bucks-Suns Finals will be held on Thursday.