The Phoenix Suns’ Game 7 downfall against the Dallas Mavericks last postseason didn’t leave much of a weight and pressure on the part of Chris Paul.
Paul revealed that he didn’t learn nor regretted about his team’s miserable exit last season.
“Not really, honestly,” Paul said. “I haven’t thought about it too much. At some point, I’ll probably get back to watching the film. Maybe watch it, maybe not. I hate to keep saying the same thing over and over, but for me, this summer was like putting that time in with my family.”
After compiling the season’s best 64-18 win-loss tally, the Suns were assumed to make a return to the NBA Finals. But their hopes were pounded by the Luka Doncic-led Mavs team.
In the series-deciding game, Dallas spanked Phoenix from the start of the first period. Since then, the visiting team hasn’t made a look back and has snatched the remaining West Finals seat in a dominating fashion.
With Deandre Ayton back, Phoenix still has that competitive core to fight back for another fruitful season. But with the growing competition in their conference, it remains yet to be seen on how they will fare up and be back from serious relevance.